|World Cup Tony Meola on Soccer |
U.S. Soccer News: Tony Meola is one of the greatest goalkeepers ever on the U.S. Men's National Team and in Major League Soccer. Today Meola continues his involvement with soccer, working closely with the US Youth National teams and working with Allstate Insurance to give back to youth soccer players around the country. Read More...
|Cathedral Catholic HS Coach Dawn Lee Honored|
Youth Soccer News: Dawn Lee, varsity girls' soccer head coach at San Diego's Cathedral Catholic High School, has been presented with the Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Award for her work with young athletes on and off the field. Read More...
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|Oceanside's Frank Zimmerman Coaches 200th Soccer Victory |
Youth Soccer News: On February 5, 2014, Oceanside High School boys' soccer coach Frank Zimmerman joined an exclusive club as the Pirates rattled off their 200th victory under his leadership. Never a coach focused on winning at all costs, Zimmerman has devoted his life to developing players in an easy going and highly effective style. Read More...
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|NSCAA Summer Symposium|
Soccer News: The NSCAA has announced the opening of registration for the second annual NSCAA Summer Symposium, which will be held this year in association with the Florida Youth Soccer Association. Read More...
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|Lilly, McBride & Bradley Hall of Fame|
U.S. Soccer News: Former U.S. National Team players Kristine Lilly and Brian McBride and former U.S. Men's National Team head coach Bob Bradley have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Read More...
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|Brian Quinn On Youth Soccer|
Youth Soccer News: Former professional and U.S. Men's National Team player (and San Diego Sockers' favorite Hall of Fame) Brian Quinn's dedication to the "right way to play" has helped him to lead the San Diego Soccer Club to a new level and the club's new partnership with the Philadelphia Union is just the beginning ... or continuation of his great work. Read More...
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|Ian McClurg on Youth Soccer|
Ian McClurg shares his thoughts on soccer and the challenges of being a Director of Coaching with SoccerNation News Editor Diane Scavuzzo. Goals, challenges, how to identify players and all time favorite players plus more. Read More...
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|Paul Wright Retires - Legendary San Diego Sockers Player Hangs Up His Pro Cleats|
Indoor Soccer News: Paul Wright closed out his storied career on top as he helped San Diego Sockers win their fourth straight PASL Championship and fourteenth overall title. P3, as he is known to his fans, spoke about his career, the decision to retire and his plans for the future. Wright says he is happy and now has more time to focus on developing youth players and his company Speed to Burn. Read More...
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|619 Futsal's Sean Bowers Joins Xolos Academy USA|
Youth Soccer News: Sean Bowers, director of 619 Futsal in San Diego, former Captain of the U.S. Futsal Team and head coach of the Miramar Community College women's soccer team, has agreed to join Xolos Academy USA of Temecula Valley as Technical Director. Read More...
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|Wright is Right|
Paul Wright, indoor soccer legend and sports trainer has trained Baltimore Ravens' Ray Lewis, former LA Dodgers' Trent Oeltjen, LA Clippers' Grant Hill and U.S. Men's National Team Herculez Gomez...now back from EPL's Fulham Academy after taking two San Diego Surf Soccer Club players over to train. Read More...
|Jürgen Klinsmann on Youth Soccer|
Soccer News: Keeping Soccer a Player's Game. Jurgen Klinsmann believes soccer should be fun for all players. After living here for 14 years, Klinsmann says he believes soccer is growing in the USA. Read More...
|B.J. Snow is New U.S. U17 Coach |
U.S. Soccer News: U.S. Soccer has announced the hiring of B.J. Snow as head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team and April Kater as Head Development Coach. Read More...
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Daniel Musatti on Soccer News: What was it that helped propel SC Corinthians to the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup championshp? In short, a "Bunch of Crazies." Read More...
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|Development vs Winning - Part 3|
Todd Saldana of South Bay Force, Bert Leonard of Georgia's Roswell Soccer Club, and Paul Holohan of Carlsbad Lightning SC on Player Development vs. Winning at All Costs Read More...
Youth Soccer News: Rene Miramontes, Former U.S. Soccer National Staff Coach and Coaching Director of Crusaders Soccer Club, shares his thoughts on player development versus the "winning-at-all-costs" mentality. Read More...
|Youth Soccer Player Development vs Winning at All Costs - Part 2|
Youth Soccer News: SoccerNation News asks Christian Lavers of ECNL, former U.S. Men's National Team member Thomas Dooley, Billy Garton of Manchester SC, John Napier of SDSC and Eric Warner of FC Hasental for their insights on Player Development vs. Winning at All Costs. This is the second article in the series. Read More...
|Porter To Timber|
Soccer News: Portland Timbers Name Caleb Porter as Head Coach for 2013 Soccer Season. Former U.S. Men's National U23 coach to team join in December. Read More...
|McManus Joins LJYSL |
Youth Soccer News: La Jolla Youth Soccer Brings in World Class Coaches to Enhance Youth Soccer Program. Brian McManus and Kristin Jones join La Jolla Youth Soccer League. Read More...
|USA Wins Legends Game|
Rivalry With Mexico Alive and Strong - Did your coach play in the Legends Game? Former U.S. National Team members played at the Home Depot Center in a packed stadium! Read More...
|Soccer Hall of Fame |
U.S. Soccer News: Four outstanding individuals have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2012. Former U.S. Men's National Team members Claudio Reyna and Tony Meola were chosen from the Player ballot, while Desmond Armstrong was selected from the Veteran ballot and Tony DiCicco from the Builder ballot. Read More...
|U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame Nominations - Top Coaches|
U.S. Soccer News: Two-time World Cup starting goalkeeper Tony Meola and former U.S. Men's National Team captain and local soccer coach Claudio Reyna are among 12 players in their first year of eligibility for the Player ballot. San Diego Football Academy Girls Director and Coach of the WPSL Women's SeaLions Jen Lalor-Nielsen is also on the ballot for the first time. Read More...
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Youth Soccer News: Tony Bruce on Coach’s Corner: A Teaching Perspective. Talking to Soccer Parents: Great advice on how to pick a club and team for your player Read More...
Fullerton Rangers Director of Player Development Jimmy Obleda, who was recently named NSCAA Youth National Coach of the Year. Great One-to-One indepth interview. Read More...
|So Cal Youth Soccer Directors of Coaching on Being DOC|
Youth Soccer News: What is it like being a Director of Coaching? Billy Garton of CV Manchester, Teddy Chronopoulos: Chivas USA Youth Academy Director,Johnson Asiedu: Technical Director for San Diego Football Academy, Tim Woodcock: Director of Coaching for FC Blades and Andy Thomas: Director of Coaching for Laguna Niguel Read More...
|Great Coaches on Great Soccer: Billy Garton of CV Manchester|
Great Coaches on Great Soccer: Billy Garton is Director of Coaching with Carmel Valley Manchester, which he founded in 2001 with his former coach and mentor Jeff Illingworth. Garton played defender at English powerhouse Manchester United and brought the lessons he learned there to coaching. Read More...
|Paul Currie: The Man|
Youth Soccer News: San Diego Surf Soccer Club's Paul Currie on Great Soccer. Currie talks about his love of Manchester United, his favorite soccer players of all time and coming to San Diego to coach youth soccer. Read More...
|Coach Dolinsky |
Youth Soccer News: With a standing offer to join the Chicago Fire, former pro Pauly Dolinsky returns to coaching future soccer stars in San Diego. Signed as a teen by Feyenoord Rotterdam, Dolinsky played pro in USA and abroad. Read More...
|MacMillan Joins Envoy|
Soccer News: Shannon MacMillan, Former World Cup Soccer and Olympic Soccer Star and Director of Coaching for San Diego's competitive youth Sharks Soccer Club is Appointed to Sports Envoy for Worldwide Soccer and Diplomacy. The program builds on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s vision of “smart power diplomacy”. Read More...
|Coach Rongen Out of USSF|
U.S. Soccer News: Thomas Rongen Leaves USSF. U20 U.S. Men's National Team Coach Thomas Rongen has left after the team failed to qualify for U20 World Cup Read More...
|Juniper on America Soccer|
Scott Juniper, Head Coach for UCI on Soccer: 1966 was a critical time in World history - and in soccer. England won the World Cup. Now the U.S. has Reyna's U.S. Soccer curriculum which boldly defines a new American soccer identity. Read More...
|Marine Cano: Great Coaches on Great Soccer|
Marine Cano, former pro soccer player and current coach at Soka University of America played 9 years with teams in the ASL, NASL, MISL, and WSA, and was the first AYSO player to make the U.S. National Team. Read More...
|Athlete of Century|
College Soccer News: Quebec Soccer Federation Honors Cal Poly Pomona Women's Soccer Head Coach Isabelle Harvey named "Athlete of the Century." Read More...
Great Coaches on Great Soccer: Hall of Fame inductee on youth soccer in America. Read More...
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Joining the Nomads Soccer Club last sping, Brazilian Coach Daniel Musatti is becoming well recognized in youth soccer. Read More...
Johnson Asiedu on coaching soccer players who want to go pro and launching his new soccer club in San Diego Read More...
|Great Coaches on Great Soccer with Teddy Chronopoulos|
Teddy Chronopoulos, Director of Coaching for Cosmos Academy West, the two-time MLS All Star grew up in Southern California, played two years in Greece for Panionios FC. and attended Cal State San Bernardino as well as SDSU. Chronopoulos was on the US National Team and played on the MLS with New England Revolution and NY Metrostars and also played for the Charleston Battery. Read More...
|Howie Hawver |
Soccer Legend passed away in early December after a brave battle with Lou Gehrig's disease, Read More...
Warren Barton on SoccerNation: "We will take the punch on the chin - I just don’t understand the decision to select Qatar to host the world cup. I know FIFA is trying to get the game of soccer to every corner of the world; but the Middle East?" Read More...
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|Juli Veee on Soccer|
Juli Veee Wants Former Sockers to Support Today's San Diego's Sockers. Interview on Youth Soccer and asks all former pro players to Give Back and suppport soccer in San Diego. Read More...
College Soccer Spotlight: The UC San Diego women's soccer team coach Brian McManus has been named the coach of the Division III Women’s Soccer 25th Anniversary Team. Announced by the NCAA on today, McManus was thrilled. Former Triton standouts Carrie Peer (1992-95) and Eleanor “Ele” Johnson (1993-96) were also named to the team, earning spots on the 11-member elite player roster. Read More...
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|SHANNON MACMILLAN & U.S. Soccer Federation|
Shannon Mac Millan, Hall of Fame Player Now Coach on Soccer Today and Identifying Talented Youth Soccer Players. Shannon Mac Millan says “We are looking for the players that make an impact on the game when they are out on the field." Read More...