Category: Youth

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 ...
Ask the College Coach – How Are So Many Kids Committed to Schools So Early?

Ask the College Coach – How Are So Many Kids Committed to Schools So Early?

Welcome to SoccerNation’s “Ask The College Coach” column. In this series we take questions from soccer parents from around the country and have real, ...
Coming to America: Denis Silva and the Barça Mentality

Coming to America: Denis Silva and the Barça Mentality

When I sat down with Denis Silva, Technical Director of Arizona’s new Barcelona Academy, back in September, I never dreamed I’d be publishing on the h ...
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 ...
Halfway Through the Season Colorado Rush is Poised for a UPSL Championship Repeat

Halfway Through the Season Colorado Rush is Poised for a UPSL Championship Repeat

Colorado Rush currently sits tied for first place with Indios Denver FC in the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) Colorado conference with 14 points ...
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 ...
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