On The Pitch

Thoughts on Youth Soccer from a Soccer Dad, Fan, Coach and Administrator

Entries for July, 2010

The Big Bad Wolf

Many clubs are starting to offer free skills clinics for U9 and U10 age players in an effort to recruit more players for their travel programs. But is that the only reason they’re doing it?

Not My Favorite Time Of Year…

Tryout season is always a stressful time of year for parents and players. But it’s no fun for league administrators either when you consider what they’re dealing with during the ‘off season’