Soccer Dreams

Soccer Dreams Never Die

Parents sometimes ask me, “Don’t you feel guilty encouraging children to pursue their soccer dreams?” When the odds are so heavily stacked against them. When the odds of success are so overwhelming. When the likelihood of playing for Liverpool, Barcelona or Milan disintegrates with every heartbeat. However… My answer will always remain the same. Fist [...]

Kids Soccer- the need for change

Soccer Indoctrination and The Need For Change

When you grow up you tend to look back and remember your best friends. You remember occasions and incidents that only you will take to the grave. My youth was spent watching Fred Savage grow up playing the character Kevin Arnold in the Wonder Years. Do you remember the Wonder Years? In one particular episode, [...]

Kids Soccer Champions

Kids Soccer: The Dirty Dozen

I’d like to start off with “every child is extraordinary”. Every child on this planet has something important to say and do. No matter how small their contribution may seem, there is a place for them in the soccer world, in the stadium of champions. The word “champion” is synonymous with excellence, winning and being [...]

Soccer Advice

Kids Soccer: The Sweet Smell of Failure

  My philosophy, as a soccer parent is simple. “Soccer is a metaphor for life” Soccer offers the opportunity to learn in a team environment and allows children to cope with winning, losing and is one of many great workout programs. But my philosophy fails to acknowledge something that haunts the majority of kids. I’ve [...]

Soccer Flow- Addicted to the Flow

Soccer Success: Addicted to Flow

Each year, hundreds of soccer books are published with some great advice and insights. While these books may help a reader in the short term, most books (if you’re a published author do not send hate mail, the word “most” was used and you can place yourself in the minority if it makes you feel [...]

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Soccer Dreams

Soccer Dreams Never Die

Parents sometimes ask me, “Don’t you feel guilty encouraging children to pursue their soccer dreams?” When the odds are so heavily stacked against them. When the odds of success are so overwhelming. When the likelihood of playing for Liverpool, Barcelona or Milan disintegrates with every heartbeat. However… My answer will always remain the same. Fist [...]

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