Being the parent of a goalkeeper brings with it some special challenges. In this interview with long-time professional goalkeeper Jon Busch, we provide parents with knowledge about glove selection, the importance of protection for injury prevention, how to best support your young goalkeeper with the mental side of the game and much more.
Jon and I first worked together at Joe Machnik’s No. 1 Camps in the 1990’s when he was a rising star for the U-17 National Team and I was playing collegiately. Summers on the road were long and grueling, but full of great memories, lots of demonstrations, competitive staff games and impacting kids through the game.
Check out the second interview with Jon Busch in the interview section at MySoccerParenting.com where we talk about his phenomenal player pathway. The 30 minute interview is a lesson in resilience, putting the work in, loving the game and never giving up on your dreams.