It's time to put our youth sports system back to work preparing kids for life. Who's returning to play and how are we trying to do it safely?
What are solidarity payments, why do we have them, and how do they work? Do they work at all in the United States? Let's talk through a use case.
In this episode, we share some recent news, then jump into the concept of solidarity payments. Specifically, we talk through the case of DeAndre Yedlin, featuring Crossfire Premiere, FIFA, USSF, and the MLS. At the end of this episode, I hope that the concept of solidarity payments (...
Post a thank you sign, host a MASKquerade, and check in on the DA and ODP.
On April 15th, 2020, US Soccer Announced that it is closing down the US Soccer Development Academy (DA). Was it merely COVID-19 related or is there more to the story?
A big thanks for essential workers and a caution about information being shared in the public today.
Few people will argue that the world is changing for good after COVID-19. In this episode, we talk about some of the changes, and laugh about masks in banks
We are surrounded by all talk all-the-time about COVID-19. But what can we DO now to make our new normal lifestyle a little more enjoyable for our kids and for our member families?
With so much fear and inconvenience running around, let's talk about the Positives of a Global Pandemic. Put this time to good use!
Men and Women's National Teams have come together around claims of unfair and inappropriate pay and benefits in US Soccer
Happy President's Day 2020! Big news in the world of US Soccer this week. Full episode coming soon after the holiday. Get ready!
None of us are perfect parents. The best we can hope for is to be a continually improving parent. In this episode, we'll talk about a parenting and work promotion tool that is within your reach.
There are both risks and rewards to playing on more than one team at the same time in the same season. Let's talk about them.
Gender Bias is affecting men, women, and players in the game. What is gender bias, how is it affecting our community, and what can we do about it? Let's talk about it.
Short break this week as I take in the United Soccer Coaches Annual Convention, meet with some friends and spend some time in Winter Camp with the Boy Scouts.
Dr. Carol Dwerk wrote about fixed vs growth mindset in her 2007 book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In this episode, we explore the two mindsets, their relevance in a youth soccer environment, and how we might facilitate more growth mindset in our lives.
Sure we have bad sideline behavior, but should we blame parents? What else is at play in our world today that might lead to mistrust, anger, frustration, and poor sideline behavior?
Happy holidays to you and your family and friends! We'll be taking a short break and returning after the holidays with a new season of The Soccer Sidelines in 2020!
In this episode, we explore how we might support our kids in team sport settings in some ways we do really well in individual sport settings.