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A partner at the Washington, DC law firm Williams & Connolly, LLP, Mark has worked with the Players Association since it was founded and recognized as the labor union representing all members of the United States National Soccer Team in 1996. Mark has represented athletes and players associations across sports, as well as teams, leagues, coaches, and other organizations and businesses involved in the sports industry since 1983 and has been teaching sports law, including antitrust and sports labor issues, for more than thirty-five years. He also founded and serves as the chairman of the board for the charitable organization Athletes For Hope.
A member of the Internetsoccer writing staff for several years, J has been writing for USSoccerPlayers.com since August 2002. J is the general manager of the USNSTPA, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Players Association.
Charles Boehm is a Washington, DC-based writer and editor who has covered all levels of the American soccer scene since 2004. A native of Dallas, Texas, Charlie played at the NCAA Division III level and in the Grenadian Premier League during a Peace Corps stint in the small, soccer-crazed Caribbean island nation. His work has appeared in a range of outlets including ESPN.com, MLSsoccer.com, Overlap digital magazine, Soccerwire.com, and Gothamist.com. Follow him on Twitter: @cboehm.
A long time soccer journalist working out of the Los Angeles area, Luis covers the game in one of the largest soccer markets in the country. Adept at MLS and Liga MX along with the USMNT and El Tri, Luis looks at the game throughout the North American zone. Follow him on Twitter: @buenosoccer.
Washingon DC-based Jason Davis launched his American soccer blog, Match Fit USA, in 2008. Since, he has written on the American game and its unique culture for numerous outlets, including FourFourTwo.com. He hosts a weekly podcast and has appeared as a guest on radio around the world discussing American soccer culture, the USMNT, and MLS. He began writing for our site in November of 2010. Follow him on Twitter: @jasondavis.
Based in New York City, Clemente Lisi is a regular contributor to US Soccer Players. He covers all topics relating to American soccer, including Major League Soccer. He traveled to South Africa in 2010 and covered the World Cup for the site. He is also the author of A History of the World Cup: 1930-2010. Clemente began writing for our site in July 2007. Find him on Twitter: @ClementeLisi.
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