Skip Gilbert is the Chief Executive Officer of US Youth Soccer (USYS). His passion for the sport extends beyond his professional experience. He played soccer for the Tampa Bay Rowdies of the NASL, US Olympic Development Team, and trained with Sheffield United and other clubs in Holland, and Hong Kong. He is a licensed soccer coach and member of the University of Vermont and the Lawrenceville School Athletic Hall of Fame. He talks to us about his role, the challenges youth soccer faces, and why the future looks bright for the game.