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Indiana Soccer Announces the Commissioner for the Expanded Indiana Soccer League (ISL)

Posted by NSCAA on May 8, 2012 in Community 0 Comments

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Indiana Soccer is proud to announce that George Perry has accepted the position of ISL Commissioner. Indiana Soccer’s planned expansion of its state league from 200 teams to over 1,000 teams in the fall of 2012, required a uniquely experienced individual.   This individual needed accomplished coaching credentials and a demonstrated commitment to player and coaching development

Dave Guthrie, Executive Director of Indiana Soccer stated, “I am thrilled that George is now a part of Indiana Soccer’s staff. George is a giant in the world of coaching education and player development and it will be a privilege to support George is his new role.” Guthrie also stated “Angel Hall, the current administrator of the league, is such an efficient administrator that coupled with George as commissioner; I expect this league to quickly become the most effective soccer league model in the US.”  Murray Clark, president of Indiana Soccer stated, “George has demonstrated his strong commitment to the soccer community for decades. Indiana Soccer is privileged to have a person of George’s reputation as a member of the Indiana Soccer staff.”

George through his service in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), chaired numerous committees, developed curriculums, and developed and implemented strategic plans. George has served as a college coach, State Director, State Director of Coaching, and an Intramural Director of a college where he developed leagues, and league schedules. His career has taken him to almost every state in the Union. George stated, “I have learned that there are many ways to arrive at right solutions. It is important to hear what everyone has to say and ultimately, and hopefully with the support from others, come to conclusions that will help the growth of soccer and the development of the players”. George further stated, “Working with the NSCAA I have learned that cooperative work makes for better work”.

George looks forward to returning to Indiana, the birthplace of his wife and the state that he has called home more often than not.  George plans to continue in his current role with the NSCAA as Vice President of Education and plans to fulfill his role as president of the NSCAA beginning January of 2014. George can be reached at his new email account george@soccerindiana.org

ABOUT INDIANA SOCCER ASSOCIATION

Indiana Soccer is a member of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Youth Soccer (USYS) and Unites States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). It is a not-for-profit Indiana corporation, allowing tax-deductible donations and contributions to the fullest extent of the law. Indiana Soccer has a current membership base of over 55,000 youth players, 3,000 adult players, 8,000 active coaches, 3,800 referees and thousands of volunteers through its network of over 140 local member clubs across the state of Indiana. Indiana Soccer is organized to provide nonprofit, public, soccer development and competition.

Contact:

Paco Espinosa, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Indiana Soccer Association
317-829-0560
Email:       paco@soccerindiana.org
Website:   www.soccerindiana.org

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