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Frank but fair conversations and occasional silliness about youth soccer. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ranting-soccer-dad/support

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RSD36: Player pathways, college and elite leagues, with Lesle Gallimore

Lesle Gallimore has been head women's soccer coach at the University of Washington since 1994, and she's the current president of United Soccer Coaches. 


In this conversation, we talk about how college coaches adapt their recruiting to the new "elite league turf war" environment. And we talk about how players adapt and whether they *can* adapt. 


For example: Could Gallimore's most famous player, Hope Solo, work her way through the system today and be discovered? 


Coincidentally, Solo made a lot of news this week, and I discuss that before the interview (which was recorded before all that news happened). The Gallimore interview starts around the 10-minute mark.

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