Youth Soccer Development

Youth Soccer Development

What happened to those winning U12 players? by USSF “A” Licensed Coach Sheldon Cipriani “They were such a good team when they were younger” is what you hear the disgruntled parents say when the games are not as easy at U15 and losses occur on a...
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High School Soccer

Developmental hindrance or enhancement? USSF “A” Licensed Coach Sheldon Cipriani Let me begin by saying that this is my humble opinion based on my twenty year observation of high school soccer. I am a Director of Coaching for a club and I have a...
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Soccer Recruiting Videos

By Gary V Hawkins For high school athletes trying to make it to the college soccer level, soccer recruiting videos play a vital role. Coaches want to see video to make a determination on whether or not a soccer player has the talent and skills to play soccer at the...
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5 Soccer Scholarship Tips

By Sean J Farrell Soccer scholarships are getting harder to get every season. As soccer continues to grow in popularity each year, there is more competition for the limited number of scholarships for NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA colleges and universities. The good news is, if...
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US Club Soccer Guest Player Rule

Guest Player Rules and U.S. Club Soccer While checking in teams at a local tournament, the coach of one U-14 team asked me if a player from their club’s U-13 team (who was playing in the previous game on the same field) would be allowed to play with his team as well....