Rob Smith

Youth Sports Collaborative Network

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Youth Sports Collaborative Network


Rob has 30 years of managing and starting up member associations as the executive director.  He has formed and launched 3 new associations, has extensive experience in managing small staff associations, and has organized state and national advocacy campaigns.

In addition Rob has served in several youth sports positions including communications director for the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association, and youth soccer coordinator for the women’s professional soccer team the Washington Spirit.

Rob is now applying his experience in starting up member associations and in youth sports to form the Youth Sports Collaborative Network (YSCN) -- a member association for sports-based youth development nonprofits providing programs for youth from under served communities.  Mission is to provide essential resources for and advocacy of all things sports-based youth development -