Clubs Winning Culture: FC VIRGINIA

I was so excited to see this tweet come across my feed, and I knew immediately FC Virginia needed to be highlighted in the Clubs Winning Culture series. Encouraging and inspiring our players to explore

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Next Up for Parent Engagement – PARENTS Buying Into the Idea!

The United Soccer Coaches Convention took place January 9 to 12 in Chicago. This is likely the 15th convention I have attended over the years beginning in my teens as a demonstrator for Dr. Machnik’s

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Richard Shorter – Courageous Parenting – Webinar Re-Cap

Richard Shorter, the Non-Perfect Dad, is a sport parent educator and church pastor.  We dove in deep to parenting, youth soccer culture, the coach relationship, sideline behavior and much more in

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Mark Pulisic Webinar Recap

We had a record turnout this week for our Mark Pulisic webinar - thanks to all who were able to attend. I wish I would have had time to get to all the questions you asked -and for those who had lingering

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What is Resiliency and How Do We Help Our Kids Build It?

Resilience is the quality of recovering quickly from failure and setback, and not only returning to whatever level you have already achieved, but actually using the adversity as an opportunity to grow

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When Coaches Get It All Wrong – Parents and Clubs Must Get It Right.

This past weekend the 10U girls’ team I coach played in a tournament. Our first game of the tournament was bright and early Saturday morning. I took notice as my team was gathering during warm up as

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How to REALLY Support Your Child During the College Recruiting Process

I learned so much this past Wednesday when I interviewed Patrick Ianni and Seth Taylor about their new book On Frame: Exploring the Depths of Parenting in the World of Youth Soccer.  In the build

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Being Brave Sports Parents So Our Children Will Thrive

I don’t usually welcome technical difficulties when interviewing people, but on this particular day a couple of years ago, they were a gift. I was interviewing Dr. Jerry Lynch for the 2016 Soccer Parenting

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High Performance Pathways – Peter Vint Webinar Recap

Last week's webinar with Peter Vint talking about the High Performance Pathways was exceptional! Peter has spent the better part of his career in High Performance - with the United State Olympic Committee

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Kobe Bryant talks Soccer at the Aspen Institute’s Project Play

I had the pleasure of sitting front row at the Aspen Institute's Project Play Summit earlier this month - as Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant was interviewed by Keven Carroll in a discussion entitled

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