Outreach in Grenada

Overview

The Gift of Soccer Foundation is proud to partner with Heather Dyche, The University of New Mexico’s Women’s Soccer Head Coach. Heather is taking gear to the girls of Grenada that she works with for CONCACAF. 

DONATION ID:

008-2016-GRENADA-CENTRAL-AMERICA

DESTINATION:

St. George Region, Grenada – Central America

ORIGIN:

Northern Soccer Club – Santa Fe, NM USA (Soccer Gear)
Rio Rapids Soccer Club – Albuquerque, NM USA (Soccer Gear)

 

PREP TEAM:

Gift of Soccer Foundation – Albuquerque, NM USA

 

TRANSFER/DISTRIBUTION:

Heather Dyche , Womens Soccer Coach
University of New Mexico
– Albuquerque, NM USA

Collection

The Gift of Soccer founders collected and packed the gear from Northern Soccer Club – in Santa Fe, NM. and Rio Rapids Soccer Club in Albuquerque, NM.

Distribution

The University of New Mexico Women’s Soccer Head Coach, Heather Dyche took the gear to the girls of Grenada.

  • She is also a technical advisor for USL team New Mexico United.
    She is also the vice president of United Soccer Coaches and set to be named the president of the organization in 2026.
  • She is on the US Soccer Senior Instructional Staff as one of two women teaching the National A and B license, awarding licenses to candidates. Dyche is currently the only American woman on the FIFA Women’s Development Team as a Technical Expert.
  • She traveled to Brazil to assist the U.S. Women’s National Team during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games – assisting with scouting and analyzing opponents. She also served as an assistant coach for the U-18 U.S. Women’s National Team’s trip to Australia in the summer of 2017. She also was on the U.S. Women’s National Team staff for the 2017 World Cup in Canada, 2019 World Cup in France and 2021 World Cup Qualifying in Monterrey, Mexico.
  • She is also a coach, instructor, and scout with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Dyche is an assistant coach for the U14, U15, U16, U17, U18, U19 and U20 US Youth National Teams. She helped lead the U20 team to a victory in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifier in the Dominican Republic. She also serves on the USSF instructional staff, instructing USSF B- and USSF C-licensed national coaching schools across the country.
  • Her footprint at the elite level spans past the national stage, as she has also assisted for national teams from Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis and Grenada.
  • She serves on the instructional staff for The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), teaching CONCACAF courses and licensing coaches throughout our confederation.
  • She is a US Youth Region IV ODP head coach. There, she coaches the team at Olympic Development Interregional events and identifies top players in the region to participate in the Olympic Development Program Regional Team.
  • She is also the co-founder and head coach of LEAD Academy (Leadership and Empowerment through Athletic Development Soccer) – an all-girls soccer leadership training school located here in Albuquerque. Source: https://golobos.com/coach/heather-dyche/ 

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