Yokohama and Chelsea offer free youth soccer clinics in the US

In the US Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and Chelsea FC are holding free youth soccer clinics during July and August. The clinics, open to the general public, are in conjunction with Chelsea’s U.S. summer tour.

The coaching clinics take place 23-24 July in Santa Monica, California; 25 July in Norwalk, California; 29 July in Ann Arbor, Michigan; and 1 August in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Registration at

Yokohama, which is also involved with several US youth soccer tournaments, will participate in the clinics given by the Chelsea coaches. “What an incredible opportunity for young soccer players,” said Alan Holtschneider, director of marketing at Yokohama Tire, the official shirt partner of Chelsea FC. “It’s not every day you get to learn from a world-class organization.”

Here for its three-game US tour, Chelsea will face Liverpool FC at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on 27 July; Real Madrid at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on 30 July; and AC Milan at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on 3 August.

Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.


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