TAMPA, Fla. – The United Soccer League today announced a multi-year partnership with RideAlongNow, LLC, which becomes the Official Youth Transportation Services Supplier of the USL. The partnership will cater to the USL’s youth properties, including the recently launched USL Academy League, by focusing on providing safe, dependable, and affordable transportation alternatives for young riders.
Created by parents to place an emphasis on safety and community building while giving their children a better riding experience, RideAlong provides door-to-door pick-up and drop-off services. In addition to focusing on transportation for children and teens, RideAlong is designed to be a long-term trusted solution that organizations and families can depend on for the entire sports season, school year, and summer. Rides are never crowded, and pickups are scheduled by location and age group. Drivers undergo a comprehensive background check, random drug testing, and extensive field testing and training. Utilizing RideAlong technology, parents, teachers, and coaches can know their kids’ whereabouts and exchange important information in real time.
“We are thrilled to bring on RideAlong as our Official Youth Transportation Services Supplier,” said Josh Keller, USL Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development & Partnerships. “By providing a fully-vetted and dedicated team of drivers for safe and reliable travel, RideAlong allows our youth athletes to place their focus entirely on their training and performance, while giving parents and coaches peace of mind.”
“Our partnership with USL soccer was a natural fit.” said Christine Kennedy, RideAlongNow COO and Co-Founder. “Helping youth across the country in reaching their goals and dreams is an ethos we both share. We are excited on what we can accomplish together.”
For more information on USL partnerships, contact Josh Keller at Josh.Keller@uslsoccer.com.