Paul Payne, President of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America honored for leadership with Red Card Cancer
Paul Payne (left) and Director William Nelson
Paul Payne, head coach of the Bloomsburg University men’s soccer team was installed as the 63rd President of the National Soccer Coaches Association at their annual convention in Baltimore, Maryland on January 16. The National Soccer Coaches Association is the largest soccer organization in the world with over 30,000 members. Payne founded Red Card Cancer as a means for uniting the soccer community around the importance of finding a cure for cancer. Working now with the Kimmel Cancer Center and Major League Soccer’s D.C. United, this national campaign is reaching all levels of the soccer community.
Dr. William Nelson, Marion I. Knott Professor and Director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center was invited to present Coach Payne a Kimmel Cancer Center Lab Coat in recognition of his commitment and leadership to Red Card Cancer at the Association’s annual Board of Directors Meeting.