The hypocrisy of US Youth Soccer

Have any of you coaches every noticed this? A good chunk of the lectures US Youth Soccer gives to coaches and clubs is about the importance of player development and how winning should be de-emphasized… while most of the emails they send out are pimping the results of their various youth championships?


“Hey coach!”

One of the coolest things about coaching is when you bump into a kid you used to coach and he’s an adult and he still calls you “coach.” It may seem like a small thing but it really shows the respect you’ve earned, the impact you’ve made on them.