Redeeming Soccer Mom, the Parent-Coach Conversation

Part 3 in the 3 Blog Series: “Redeeming Soccer Mom” The Parent-Coach Conversation A coach once told our team parents: “As a parent, it’s your job to see the very best in your child. It’s my job to see them … Continue reading

The Beautiful Game, Beautifully Played

How many of us have watched in amazement and disgust this week as Elizabeth Lambert of the University of New Mexico women’s soccer team assaulted players from Brigham Young University’s team?  First, pulling a player down by her ponytail, then … Continue reading

Is it “just” Growing Pains?

I was stretching with my U13 soccer team after a scrimmage.  Through a chorus of moans and evident wincing one player told me, “Coach, no one in my class can touch their toes.”  Her teammates nodded in agreement. Yep, tight … Continue reading