Author: Reed Maltbie

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Shot Happens #4: KYSA Technical Director Adrian Parrish on USSF

Shot Happens #4: KYSA Technical Director Adrian Parrish on USSF

You’ve heard all of the opinions on what is wrong with U.S. soccer (or U.S. Soccer) and how to fix it, but have you heard from someone who is on the f ...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking to Your Kid’s Coach

The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking to Your Kid’s Coach

“Hey coach, ummm…you got a text.” One of my players was injured and to keep him engaged during games I asked him to run stats for us. It was a simp ...
Shot Happens #3: If it’s broken…fix it.

Shot Happens #3: If it’s broken…fix it.

Hosted by: Robert Hay and Coach Reed “Shot Happens, but it doesn’t have to ruin all the fun.” Shot Happens is a podcast all about the trials and t ...
Shot Happens #2: The Concussion Episode With Special Guest Nipun Chopra

Shot Happens #2: The Concussion Episode With Special Guest Nipun Chopra

Hosted by: Robert Hay and Coach Reed “Shot Happens, but it doesn’t have to ruin all the fun.” Shot Happens is a podcast all about the trials and ...
Shot Happens #1: We All Love Tryouts

Shot Happens #1: We All Love Tryouts

Hosted by: Robert Hay and Coach Reed “Shot Happens, but it doesn’t have to ruin all the fun.” Shot Happens is a podcast all about the trials and t ...
The Role of a Parent in Youth Soccer

The Role of a Parent in Youth Soccer

My sons quit soccer. When they did I learned one of my greatest lessons as a parent. Their choice to quit forced me way out of my comfort zone when it ...
Commander’s Intent as a Weapon for Cultivating Creativity Within the Choke Hold of Robot Coaching.

Commander’s Intent as a Weapon for Cultivating Creativity Within the Choke Hold of Robot Coaching.

In our last discussion, we reviewed steps to help coaches be prepared for the unexpected. No matter how well prepared you are for a session or a game, ...
No Session Plan Survives Contact with the Enemy

No Session Plan Survives Contact with the Enemy

In the summer of 1993 my dad and I planned a two week trip to Switzerland.  Being the OCD person I am, I wanted every second of the trip laid out in a ...
Never Coach in Absolutes

Never Coach in Absolutes

Did you like what I did in the title? Total dad joke. I can hear my children groaning now. When I was studying to be a kindergarten teacher (I know ...
Are You Comfortable?

Are You Comfortable?

Are you coaching beyond your comfort zone? Be honest. You want more than anything to always deliver your best that you end up coaching the topics you ...
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