Author: C Schumacher

#WorldCup2026 Goals: Cameron Duke of Sporting KC

#WorldCup2026 Goals: Cameron Duke of Sporting KC

At the recent United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) playoffs and showcase in Oceanside, the talent was overflowing. The sidelines were pack ...
#IBelieve The Future is Bright for U.S. Soccer

#IBelieve The Future is Bright for U.S. Soccer

The world is currently enthralled with the World Cup. American soccer fans are left as quasi-free-agents, choosing teams to support based on heredity, ...
From Chemo to NCAA Soccer :: Darius Boamah, Albion San Diego

From Chemo to NCAA Soccer :: Darius Boamah, Albion San Diego

Darius Boamah was a typical San Diego eighth grader, playing club soccer and enjoying life as a "Navy Brat." Then one day, he and his younger brother ...
Lee Popejoy: Advice for Referees

Lee Popejoy: Advice for Referees

Lee Popejoy is a founding father of soccer in San Diego and Southern California. Cal South Soccer has an extensive system in place to certify, educ ...
The PK shootout : Quotes from the Sidelines

The PK shootout : Quotes from the Sidelines

Penalty shootouts are a gaudy neon thread woven into the fabric of soccer worldwide.  Loved and despised simultaneously, the PK shootout is a always f ...
Cal South: Supporting Players and Families at National Cup

Cal South: Supporting Players and Families at National Cup

In 1974, Cal South was formed under the umbrella of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA). ...
Soccer Recruiting Journey: Finishing High School in Spain (part 2)

Soccer Recruiting Journey: Finishing High School in Spain (part 2)

Earlier, we brought you Part 1 of the Herrman family's soccer recruiting journey. Part 1 detailed the more traditional American soccer recruiting jour ...
Soccer Recruiting Journey: The Herrman Family (part 1)

Soccer Recruiting Journey: The Herrman Family (part 1)

Although not unique, a family with multiple highly recruited soccer players provides a wealth of knowledge for parents of ambitious young soccer playe ...
Emailing college coaches: HOW to make it personal

Emailing college coaches: HOW to make it personal

College soccer season is incredibly busy, but recruiting never stops. Coaches want to hear from PSAs (Prospective Student Athletes). High schoolers ar ...
Is Club Soccer Worth It?

Is Club Soccer Worth It?

Many years and thousands of dollars are put towards high-level club soccer in the United States, usually with the ultimate goal of landing a college r ...
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