South Baltimore Now! Podcast: Youth Soccer League Enters Its 20th Season

| May 31, 2024 | 0 Comments

On this episode of the South Baltimore Now! podcast, Kevin Lynch interviews outgoing South Baltimore Youth Soccer League (SBYSL) Vice President Cindy Curley and new President Matt Shudtz. SBYSL will start its 20th season this fall at Latrobe Park in Locust Point. Curley talks about the founding of the league, its growth to 600 young athletes, success stories over the years, and the partnerships needed to run a soccer league. Shudtz talks about his love for soccer, his goals for the organization moving forward, how to handle the growth, the new futsal program, a budding middle school rivalry, and opportunities for local athletes to play for club teams.

2024 fall registration is now open ( There are opportunities for players age 3 and up, volunteers are needed for coaching, and SBYSL is always looking for sponsors.



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