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March 5, 2019

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,...

February 26, 2019

Adults need to trust kids more. Period.

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.

When we show and demons...

February 19, 2019

Youth clubs are like cars. Yes, cars. Some clubs are like Toyotas, others are like Land Rovers.

Everyone knows that Land Rovers are super fancy. They are a great status symbol and are incredibly nice looking with all of the bells and whistles.

Toyotas, on the other hand,...

February 12, 2019

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.

It seems that if a parent has a con...

February 5, 2019

There is a relatively famous picture of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez sitting back, relaxing, and watching their kids play soccer. You can see the image below:

The caption accompanying this image is often something like “Here are two of the best players in the world not...

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