|From: NJ Youth Soccer
Date: Tue, Nov 30, 2021
NEW JERSEY YOUTH SOCCER
NJ Youth Soccer is excited to launch our Growing the Girls Game (G3) Winter Webinar Series featuring Yael Averbuch this Thursday evening at 8:00pm. This free webinar is designed for NJYS registered females on topics related to leadership and empowerment. The webinar will last approximately 30 minutes and is available to the first 500 NJYS players who complete the online registration.
Yael Averbuch (click here to register): Thursday, December 2ndat 8:00pm
The former Executive Director of the National Women’s Soccer League Players Association, Yael runs her own business called Techne Futbol, which is a training app designed to help players form a relationship with the ball. She also currently serves as the Interim General Manager of Gotham FC of the National Women’s Soccer League. To learn more about Yael and her journey, visit HERE.
This webinar will be moderated by Renee Washington. Renee is currently a sports reporter working with ESPN and Fox Sports covering the NBA, WNBA, and college athletics. The former three-time All American Soccer player at LaSalle University and Lehigh University assistant coach, is a NJYS alum as a homegrown Jersey soccer talent. She also founded “Planted, not Buried” in 2020 through which she does motivational speaking, community outreach initiatives, and strives to empower and inspire others.
See below for the remainder of Growing the Girls Game (G3) Winter Webinar Series schedule:
Skye Eddy (click here to register): Thursday, December 16that 8:00pm
As she reflected upon her experiences in the game, Skye determined that the best way to inspire players was by empowering parents. In addition to working as an active youth coach and serving on the Board for Richmond Strikers SC, Skye is the founder of the Soccer Parenting Association. To learn more about Soccer Parenting and Skye, visit HERE.
Heather Mitts (click here to register): Tuesday, January 25that 8:00pm
A former defender for the United States Women’s National Team and a winner of three Olympic Gold Medals, Heather now aims to assist others in living their fullest life through sport, health and mindset with her work at Gold Medal Mindset. To learn more about GMM and Heather, visit HERE.
Amanda Vandervort (click here to register): Tuesday, January 11that 8:00pm
Currently the President of the USL Super League, Amanda previously worked as the Chief Women’s Football Officer at FIFPRO and as the Vice President of Fan Engagement at Major League Soccer. She also became the fifth female President of United Soccer Coaches following her election to the position in 2016. Amanda is a soccer coach, player, and sports business executive with a 20-year track record of soccer leadership stretching across the youth, high school, college and professional game. To read more about Amanda and her journey, visit HERE.
The G3 Winter Webinar Series is one of the many experiences being offered by NJYS to support the Growing the Girls Game (G3) Initiative, which focuses on empowering females on and off the field at all ages and stages of their soccer career.