Winning IS Everything

Posted on Feb 3, 2013 in Coaching Youth SoccerSoccer ParentU9

Winning IS Everything I was watching a Sunday morning show today where they interviewed Jim Kelley and a Psychiatrist on the subject of winning. Jim Kelly is the only NFL quarterback to lead his team to 4 Superbowls in a row, only to lose in each one. The psychiatrist showed studies indicating that people who […]

Soccer Parents-Renewed Faith!

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 in Coaching Youth SoccerSoccer ParentU7U8U9

I have to confess that there has been a saying that many of us “professional” soccer coaches have used for decades: “Give me a team of orphans and I will be a happy coach.” This is because one of the things that takes away the joy of coaching is problem parents. Parents who know enough […]

How to Get Your Young Kid’s Feet on The Ball Every Day…

Posted on Oct 20, 2012 in Coaching Youth SoccerSoccer ParentU7U8U9

How to Get Your Young Kid’s Feet on The Soccer Ball Every Day… …and save the interior of your SUV… When I drive my 6 and 8 year old girls around in my SUV, I get tired of them putting their feet on the backs of the front seats or on the center console-it gets […]