A Shot Across the Bow

Milwaukee United Soccer Club

Yesterday, I received a note from a player who was recruited by us last fall and who had committed at that time to playing for us this summer.  She had fallen out of contact and it was believed that she was no longer interested in playing.  Imagine the shock when she told me that she hadn’t stayed in contact and chose not to play because she couldn’t afford it.

The cornerstone of Milwaukee United Soccer Club has been and continues to be that cost should never keep someone who wants to play from being able to do so, in direct opposition to the vast majority of soccer organizations in the area.  Regardless of what else we might accomplish as an organization (be it our philanthropic and community service endeavors, the advancement of players onto college careers and educations, the development of new leaders in soccer business, or the creation of…

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