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When Optimism Prevails: The Silver Linings of COVID for Soccer in America

Optimism.  The foundation of courage which is firmly rooted in hope and confidence.  A choice we make on how we will react to a presented situation.  An essential ingredient of forward progress. Learn

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Susie Petruccelli on Raised a Warrior and the Female Soccer Experience

Susie Petruccelli grew up in a sports-mad, male-dominated family in California, fighting to find her own identity and path.And she did. She won a place on the soccer programme at Harvard University

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4 Ways to Make Youth Soccer Better from Tony DiCicco and SoccerPlus Camps (via Tom Shields and Beyond Pulse)

Tom Shields and I share a common history as staff members/directors for Tony DiCicco's SoccerPlus Camps.  While Tom and I didn't meet there, or even work together at the same time, the inspiration

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Highlights from the Ian Barker Interview on Parents and the Youth Soccer Landscape

Ian Barker is the Director of Coaching Education for United Soccer Coaches and joins us for a discussion on a wide range of topics directly related to parents and the youth game. The tension that

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Gratitude Matters with Richard Shorter

Richard Shorter joins us to kick of Gratitude Week at Soccer Parenting!!Richard is the founder of The Non-Perfect Dad -  enabling coaches and parents to work together to produce winning character

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Clubs Winning Culture: Chicago Fire DA on Parent Engagement & Education

The Chicago Fire DA is truly setting the standard when it comes to Parent Education and Engagement in their Academy.  In this conversation, Brian Roberts - the Chicago Fire PASS Director - and I talk

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John O’Sullivan on Quality Coaching and Exceptional Developmental Environments

John O'Sullivan and I sat down to discuss his new book: Every Moment Matters - How the Worlds' Best Coaches Inspire Their Athletes and Build Championship Teams and talk youth sports!  The conversation

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4 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Coach

I’m sure you want your child to have the best soccer experience possible and that will be largely dependent on who their coach is and what club they play for. To ensure you find the best fit for your

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They Lost Every Game Yet Had A Winning Season

My son’s High School JV Soccer Team never won a game. They had a 0-12-1 record, and thanks to the coaches, administrators, parents – and of course the players – they won in many, many other ways.

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The Value of Technology for Youth Soccer

I'll go ahead and say it, I have my hesitations when it comes to all the "products" available in youth soccer these days. Do we need more technology for Youth Soccer such as teaching gadgets, skills training

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