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Reflections on My Daughter’s Final College Game

My daughter Cali’s final college soccer game!I thought there would be a deeper pit in my stomach when Cali played her final college soccer game!  Of course, there’s a tinge of melancholy realizing

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The Difference Between Prizes and Points

As an adult, (a real one now) I see that we give young people a lot of mixed messages. I’m guilty of it myself.We tell them to not waste opportunities. To take their goals and dreams seriously. We tell

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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.Optimism

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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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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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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 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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