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Member Benefit: Education & Training

Iowa Soccer Association x USYS University
USYS University: Powered by etrainu
DES MOINES, Iowa (April 12, 2023) – Iowa Soccer has joined the US Youth Soccer University, delivering another benefit of membership on an educational training platform powered by etrainu. The “USYS U is the first-ever gathering of educational resources designed to educate members on a multitude of subjects so they can perform better on and off the field of play.
Iowa Soccer aims to provide soccer opportunities across Iowa and make soccer the sport of choice for all. The partnership between USYS University and Iowa Soccer seeks to bring this mission to life by offering key infrastructure and resources.
Through the partnership, Iowa Soccer’s 80 affiliate organizations’ leaders, and member youth and adult players, registered coaches, along with the families who support them will benefit from access to education, a dynamic platform, and a wealth of opportunities.
The University will bring together content from partners like TrueSport, Hospital for Special Surgery, Soccer Parenting, US Center for Safe Sport, Mojo and US Center for Mental Health and Sport. Alongside that, many unique courses will be designed and developed by USYS.
Cameron O’Riordan, VP of Sales and Revenue at etrainu, said, “We are excited to have Iowa Soccer join USYS University. etrainu is eager to help them realize their vision and promote the game through education.”
CEO of Iowa Soccer, Dan Cataldi, added, “USYS University and etrainu continue to add to the value of membership with our organization, and we are excited to offer this to Iowa Soccer members as we work to improve the experience for everyone involved in the sport.”
The University has two subscription tiers, freemium, which contains introductory courses and access to the platform, and premium, which includes exclusive course content for $5 per year. Learners can sign up for the University and select the subscription model that best suits their needs.
  • For Iowa Soccer members to enjoy access to the freemium library, simply register online here and start engaging your inner learner!

About Iowa Soccer – Iowa Soccer is US Soccer’s state-level governing body for youth and adult soccer in Iowa. Our mission is to provide soccer opportunities as we aspire to make soccer the sport of choice in our state. We embrace collaboration, strong member relations, innovative thinking, and technology to drive the growth of our sport as we serve our growing membership. #IowaSoccer #Pathways #Opportunities - For more information visit
About etrainu – etrainu are global leaders in community education solutions. Through a sophisticated learning management system and engaging online courses, etrainu is building exceptional communities through education. With several industry-leading integrations, etrainu has created an end-to-end solution for sports organizations. etrainu’s education solutions are made easy through creativity, innovation and technology, and their commitment to their sports partners is reflected in the long-term relationships they have with them. etrainu has partnered with some of the largest sports organizations in the world, including US Youth Soccer, American Youth Soccer Organization, PGA Tour, National Lacrosse League, Surf Life Saving Australia, Gymnastics Australia, AusCycling and other national governing bodies.