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North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame
Barbara Blum

Barbara BlumA “Soccer Mom” who was instrumental in starting soccer in Greensboro in the early 1970s when the family moved to Greensboro from Atlanta and found no soccer leagues available to her five children.. Was a founder of the Greensboro Youth Soccer Association as well as the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association, and was instrumental in affiliating NCYSA with the United States Youth Soccer Association. Served as president of NCYSA and a sub-regional director for Region III of US Youth Soccer. Was co-owner of the Soccer Shoppe, the first soccer store in the Southeast USA.

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