TRAVEL TEAMS: Why Doesn’t US Soccer Academy Give HS Players and Coaches a Break?

TRAVEL TEAMS: Why Doesn’t US Soccer Academy Give HS Players and Coaches a Break?

Sports Parenting Podcast: A Fitness Performance Coach Talks to Parents + MORE

To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Mike Guevara of Mike is not just any fitness coach, he happens to be the fitness coach of Victoria Azarenka, who just beat Serena Williams yesterday in the BNP Paribas Open title in Ind.... More »

7 Rookie Sports Parenting Mistakes

Sports parenting mistakes will happen all along the journey, but there are errors that new sports moms and dads tend to make simply because they are inexperienced in the youth sports world. When I look back to my rookie days as a sports mom, I cringe at some of the early mistakes I made. I...Read.... More »

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Youth Sports But Were Afraid to Ask + MORE

Sports parents, do you have questions about…..? Nutrition Safety Mental Toughness Coaches Playing Time Your Child’s College Dream Time-saving Tips for Busy Sports Parents Setting Goals Communication Travel Teams In my 10-part ALL STAR Podcasting Series, I’ve addressed every single one.... More »
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8 Steps to Seamless Youth Sports Fundraising + MORE

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DEALING WITH FINANCIAL CONCERNS: Is the Selling of Naming Rights Okay?

This column has to do with the selling of naming rights to ballparks, athletic facilities, and so on. Now, we all know that at the professional league, it’s become pretty standard fare for enterprising corporations to put up a lot of money to have their firm’s name branded on a  ballpark. Hence.... More »
I have explored this issue of US Soccer Academy siphoning off talented HS soccer players over the last few years, but despite the pleas from HS coaches from all over the country, they still don’t seem to get it.
On this AM’s show, I interviewed Dan Woog, who is the highly accomplished boys soccer coach at Staples HS, in Westport, CT…

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