METUCHEN, NJ - This January 17-21 in Philadelphia, PA, the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Convention will bring together the entire soccer community at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for five days of learning, engaging and networking. United Women's Soccer (UWS) will take part in their third consecutive convention, heralding another successful calendar year while looking forward to continued growth. UWS has already announced three new teams for the 2018 season with further expansion to be announced in the coming days and weeks.
When the Exhibit Hall opens up on Thursday, January 18, fans and friends can find United Women's Soccer at Booth 1405. The league AGM will occur on Friday at 4:00 PM EST. Follow UWS on social media for live updates and more. For full information on the USC Convention, visit their official website at UnitedSoccerCoachesConvention.org.
"I look forward to seeing all the team owners as we ramp up for the coming season," said UWS Commissioner Joe Ferrara, Jr. "The United Soccer Coaches Convention has always been a cherished event as it allows us an opportunity to network with companies, colleagues, players and friends."
The United Soccer Coaches Convention annually draws more than 11,500 attendees from all 50 states and dozens of countries across the globe. Among those in attendance are nearly 200 world-class presenters and 300-plus exhibitors. The Convention has an estimated economic impact of $15 million to $18 million for the host city and features 30 meal/social functions, 200-plus education sessions and 500-plus meetings.
Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, United Soccer Coaches is the world’s largest soccer coaches association. United Soccer Coaches elevates the game through advocacy, education and service. For more information, visit their official website at UnitedSoccerCoaches.org.
About United Women’s Soccer (UWS): UWS is a national women’s soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer through the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). UWS is a professionally operated league created for teams that meet high minimum standards. The season runs from May until the end of July, culminating in a National Championship match. The UWS player pool is comprised of college players, aspiring & former professionals and international stars. You can follow UWS on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Media can contact UWS Director of Communications Jorma Kansanen by e-mail at UWSPress@gmail.com. You can visit the league’s official website at UWSSoccer.com. Interested team applicants can contact League Commissioner Joe Ferrara, Jr. by e-mail at Joe@UWSSoccer.com.