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Teaching Expert Doug Lemov on Coaching During the Game (for Coaches and Parents!)

Doug Lemov is a teaching expert.  The author of the international bestseller Teach Like a Champion and Teach Like a Champion 2.0, Doug is also the founder and former Managing Director of Uncommon

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Register for the Next FREE Webinar with Donna Fishter!

REGISTER HEREDonna Fishter  – Leadership Coach & Team Architect - February 13  Noon - FREE LIVE WEBINARI am really looking forward to this conversation with Donna Fishter, "Big D"!

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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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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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Why Are Lessons in Humanity Forgotten When It Comes to Referees?

 “I can’t sleep on a Saturday night if I think I’ve got something wrong.”That line is from a story written about what life is like as a referee in one of the most demanding locations in world

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What Should Parents Say When Their Child Is Frustrated With Playing Time?

One of the hardest things to deal with as an athlete – youth to pro – is not getting playing time. Every athlete wants to contribute, wants to feel like they are a part of the accomplishments of the

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