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What Does California’s New Law Mean for Soccer Players?

What Does California’s New Law Mean for Soccer Players?

Hint: A little bit, but not much. Over the last week, California has been making waves in the world of college sports. With a stroke of his p ...
Warren Barton on High School Soccer

Warren Barton on High School Soccer

Part 2 of my interview with Warren Barton This topic deserved a spotlight all its own. High school soccer, and the USSDA's rule prohibiting it ...
Making history. LAFC and Carlos Vela’s Left Foot Rewrite the Record Books

Making history. LAFC and Carlos Vela’s Left Foot Rewrite the Record Books

LAFC October 6, 2019: A photo album It would have been presumptuous to assume Vela would break the MLS single-season scoring record. Last week, wi ...
Key qualities of a great soccer player

Key qualities of a great soccer player

A few months ago, I talked to Shawn Beyer about US Soccer Talent Identification Scouts. CLICK HERE to read about what scouts do at games. 6 KEY QU ...
Chasing History: Carlos Vela has one game left to break the MLS scoring record

Chasing History: Carlos Vela has one game left to break the MLS scoring record

Last year, Atlanta United's Josef Martinez set a new single-season scoring record for Major League Soccer. With his 28th goal on August 24th 2018, ...
Why DMCV Sharks Joined ECNL. One word: Community

Why DMCV Sharks Joined ECNL. One word: Community

Established in 1970, Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks remain a mainstay in the Southern California soccer world. Five years ago, Warren Barton joined DMC ...
IE Legends rally around their teammate and remain #AriStrong

IE Legends rally around their teammate and remain #AriStrong

UPDATED OCTOBER 1, 2019 I received the following update from Team Ari today: "She’s free!!! No more cancer!! No more doctors!!" "Our bea ...
Great Food, Great Soccer. Help Oceanside Breakers travel to the SYL National Championships.

Great Food, Great Soccer. Help Oceanside Breakers travel to the SYL National Championships.

Oceanside Breakers had a great season in the USL's Super Y League. Having one team qualify for the SYL National Championships would be a wonderful ac ...
USL’s Super Y League

USL’s Super Y League

ANOTHER league? Yes, and this one is worth learning about. Off the top of my head, I'm going to rattle off a list of youth soccer leagues around S ...
Sean Bowers Discusses All Things Futsal: Training, Leagues, Burnout, and More

Sean Bowers Discusses All Things Futsal: Training, Leagues, Burnout, and More

An interview with Sean Bowers, San Diego Sockers GM and Academy Director at 619 Futsal A lot is going right in the American soccer world, and ...
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