Things club soccer parents say: The club is not developing my kid.
Maybe a focus problem there. Clubs only give kids the tools to get better, whether they use them or not is up to the kid. Could this maybe be an important teaching moment for…I don’t know…life? Each kid MUST own their development in the game. There is no exception to this. Ever. Whether 8 or […]
Top 20 things kids get from club soccer: And the 11 year old GotSoccer #1 national rating is not on the list.
Here are the top 20 things I think kids should learn from club soccer: How to fall down How to pick yourself up How to persevere, never back down and never quit How to get it done–even when you’re not in the mood How to give your whole heart to and commit to a group […]
Too many middle & upper class white kids in club soccer?
In my last post I offered a primer on the finances of club soccer. The financial commitment is significant. I’ve traveled from state to state with my 2 girls seeing a fraternity of relatively non-diverse people chasing the sport and lots of middle and upper-class white kids. I am a white dude that grew up […]