Tuesday, February 9, 2010

USSF Makes News At Annual General Meeting In New Orleans

The US Soccer Federation announced the re-election of current president Sunil Gulati to another four-year term Saturday during the organization's Annual General Meeting in New Orleans.

In other news from the event, former United Soccer Leagues veteran players Danielle Fotopoulos and Jeff Agoos were named to fill positions on the USSF Board of Directors as athlete representatives, replacing Amanda Cromwell and Peter Vermes.

Fotopoulos played in the USL W-League with the Tampa Bay Extreme and the Central Florida Krush and was also a member of the US Women's National Team from 1995 to 2005, where she was a member of the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup champion US team.

The all-time leading soccer in women's collegiate soccer history, Fotopoulos also spent three seasons in the Women's United Soccer Association and was an assistant coach to her husband George with the W-League's Tampa Bay Hellenic, which he co-owns.

Agoos, a former US Men's National Team member, was named to the American Professional Soccer League (now USL First Division) All-League team in 1994.

Also, newly named president of the US Adult Soccer Association, Richard Groff, and Women's Professional Soccer commissioner Tonya Antonucci were named to replace Brooks McCormick and Kevin Payne on the USSF Board of Directors.

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