Tim Turney is running for U.S. Soccer vice president.

The US Youth Soccer vice chair announced his candidacy Wednesday, joining former U.S. international Cobi Jones vying for the position.

“I am proud and excited to kick off my campaign to serve as United Soccer Federation Vice President,” Turney said on Twitter.

Turney listed some of his accomplishments in a Twitter graphic, including being a member of the USSF board of directors, a season ticket holder of Racing Louisville and Louisville City FC, as a co-founder and board member of Charitable Impact Group, a member of the Lexington, Ken. chapter of the American Outlaws and past president of Kentucky Youth Soccer.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Guardian.com. Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of BigAppleSoccer.com. He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at Amazon.com.