Youth Soccer in Harlem has seen growth this past year with help from the hype of the World Cup and the support of local non-profitis and the local YMCA. Irv Smalls is the Football Club Harlem coach and his plans reach far beyond coaching a group of youngsters. Smalls knows that soccer is a beneficial sport for youth in numerous ways. Smalls is working with the Urban Soccer Collaborative and other organizations in order to get FC Harlem more depth and expand. You can read more about soccer in Harlem and Smalls here.