Apr 29, 2019
More than a collection of individuals, the Soccer Team and Players work together to produce results. The Team is greater than the sum of its parts. In this episode, we talk about "The 12th Player" on the pitch during a match - reading, supporting, and coaching to the team as a unit.
Apr 22, 2019
In this episode, number 76, we complete our journey through the system with an international youth soccer tour in the UK. I will take you inside both the Boy's international youth soccer tour experience and the Girl's international youth soccer tour experience. Come with me as we travel from takeoff to landing back in DC.
Apr 15, 2019
Mental Health in Soccer runs deeper and more silent that most of us have given much thought to. In this episode, I share my thoughts and research after a discussion with a mental health nurse in a UK training camp, then I share three things that we can do as parents or as coaches to help our kids manage some mental...
Apr 1, 2019
Without parents, youth sports will not exist. Today, there are few explicit development programs for parents. We forget that parents are developing right alongside our players and that they have needs themselves. They wonder how best to support their kids. They wonder what the coach is working on. They want to...