Two of the most common talking points I hear in a pregame or halftime talk are desire and work ethic. One of the most common things I hear during these talks is coaches saying that their players need to “want it more.”
The reality is that the vast majority of the time,...
In terms of youth soccer, this goes for both coaches and parents. It is easy to say that we trust our kids, and in fact, parents and coaches will often vocalize that they do. But their actions don’t show it.
In my experience working with many different coaches, directors, and youth soccer parents, a lot of people often seem to interact with each other with their cards close to the vest – trying to reveal as little information as possible.