Parents, Are You Ready For the Season?
With games kicking off all over the state, it’s an exciting time for those involved at any level of Washington Youth Soccer. New players are learning the game for the first time, experienced players are setting their sights on League and Cup titles,… Go To Full Post
How to keep kids playing? Offer something different by Beau Dure @duresport, Feb 13, 2019 We’re losing players!
It’s a common refrain, everywhere from the Aspen Institute’s Project Play to U.S. Soccer itself. Players disappear from organized soccer, and we should blame overbearing parents, insensitive coaches and excessive costs.… Go To Full Post
Running a youth club: Steve Gans’ advice for DOCs, the Board, and parents by Mike Woitalla @MikeWoitalla, Jan 29, 2019 Operating a youth soccer club in the USA comes with all the complexities of running a business, including legal matters. For advice on the myriad issues club management faces,… Go To Full Post
We are proud to have at our League the National Winner 2018.
The 2019 US YOUTH SOCCER presented the AWARD at the National Convention in Chicago to
Jacob Zammit as the Competitive Girls Coach 2018.
Even while coaching a competitive team in the US Youth Soccer National League Midwest Conference, … Go To Full Post
Ending ref abuse starts with the coaches by Mike Woitalla @MikeWoitalla, Sep 28, 2018 More than 70% of referees in American youth soccer are teenagers.
Years ago, in my area, a coach screamed so much at the teenage girl refereeing a U-10 game that she ended up in tears and… Go To Full Post
Have mercy? How coaches can manage a mismatch by Beau Dure @duresport, Oct 15, 2018 The opposing coach was emphatic. “Left foot only!” he yelled. He had also imposed shooting restrictions on his players.
The score at the time? 4-3.
Sure, I had a rather ragtag team of players, including… Go To Full Post