Company announced the first group of high school soccer players to be named
as Allstate All-Americans, including Chesterton High School’s Seth Conway.
From the nearly
800,000 players across the country, 150 high school juniors have been
selected for their outstanding achievements in soccer. Now through 2019,
Allstate will be celebrating these talented young athletes as future game
changers of the sport.
Allstate has also
teamed up with four U.S. soccer legends to coach a select group of these
All-Americans at the Allstate All-America Cup at 2019 MLS All-Star Orlando.
Former Major League Soccer and U.S. men's national team members, Taylor
Twellman and Brian McBride, will join the likes of former U.S. women's
national soccer team standouts and Olympic gold medalists, Julie Foudy and
Brandi Chastain, to coach and mentor these promising high school players.
coaching opportunity is a fun way for me to use the skills and experiences I
have gained throughout my playing career to help shape the next generation
of rising soccer players," Julie Foudy said. "Teaming up with Allstate and
having the opportunity to work with some of the best high school soccer
players in the country who represent the future of the sport is important
for me -- not to mention the friendly competition that will ensue with my
former teammate, Brandi, when it's time to kick-off!"
celebrate the All-Americans by sharing player highlights, unscripted moments
and inside stories through the new @AllstateCup handles on social media
throughout the year. Allstate hopes that these player and coach stories will
inspire current and future generations of soccer players to give it their
all on and off the field.
Allstate took its commitment to U.S. soccer a step further by introducing
the first-ever Allstate All-America soccer program," said Pam Hollander,
Vice President of Consumer Marketing at Allstate. "This program not only
recognizes the most talented high school soccer players in the country, and
teams them up with four legendary soccer professionals, but it also creates
a forum to honor the future game changers of the sport. Allstate's purpose
is to help our customers prepare for the future, and we couldn't be prouder
to celebrate these players and encourage their bright futures both on and
off the field."
Allstate is working
with MaxPreps, America's largest and most popular high school sports media
company, to determine and announce the full roster of male and female
players in the spring of 2019. This will bring the grand total to 250
All-Americans who will form the elite group of the nation's rising high
school soccer stars.