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The Path to Tiffany Weimer’s 12 Year Pro Career

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing 12 year professional player Tiffany Weimer.  The entire hour long conversation can be found at the SoccerParentResourceCenter.com (membership required).Many

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When Does Learning and Development Take Place?

My daughter is getting settled at Emerson College in the heart of Boston as a first year student (and athlete). Last weekend, the first weekend for many of the First Years at Emerson (she has been there

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No Weekend Plans? Try Footgolf

“Mom, I’m bored.”My goalkeeper son and I had arrived in Spain for a two and a half week vacation.  We had flown into Marbella, on the southern Mediterranean coast, to give us a chance to relax

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TiPEVO to Power a Nation-Wide Soccer Club Directory

US Youth Soccer recently announced a partnership with TiPEVO - to power a nation-wide club directory that will give parents a voice and also clarity when making soccer decisions for their child.  TiPEVO

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The Role Parents Play in the Motivation of Their Child

The following is an interview with Andrew Ziemer, Director of Soccer for Santa Rosa United. Andrew talks about what taking ownership means, what part the parent plays in their child’s motivation, and

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7 Ways to Support Your Player

Adam Norse is the author of Grow your Potential: A Teenager's Guide to Maximizing Your LifeAs a relatively new parent I now have first-hand knowledge that the theory of parenting is much easier than the

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7 Questions Every Soccer Parent Should Ask

As parents we have a tendency to try and find a solution to help our children.  Our child is struggling in math, so we find a tutor.  Our child gets a cavity so we buy a different toothbrush. 

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4 Tips for Being a Successful Parent Coach

Consider the plight of the parent-coach. Always first to arrive at practices and games and last to leave. Part instructor, part hand-holder, and part sherpa, the parent-coach must contend with not just

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9 Important Roles and Expectations of a Soccer Parent

Adam Norse is the author of Grow your Potential: A Teenager's Guide to Maximizing Your LifeIf you have been around the youth soccer world for any amount of time, you will know that we still have a

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Utilizing Multi-Sport Activities for Optimal Soccer & Athlete Development

As a mom, I worked hard to get Cali, my soccer playing daughter, into a variety of sports when she was young. Afterall, there is ample research (this link is to a master's thesis providing an overview

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