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How the large number of youth soccer clubs impacts youth soccer player development

How the large number of youth soccer clubs impacts youth soccer player development

Today I wanted to examine how the large number of youth soccer clubs negatively impacts player development in the United States. The first issue is that youth soccer clubs hoard players and the best players in an area rarely play together. The second problem is that the best soccer coaches are rarely coaching the bestRead more about How the large number of youth soccer clubs impacts youth soccer player development[…]

How a Soccer Culture and Environment developed Jazmin Cardoso into a creative soccer player

How a Soccer Culture and Environment developed Jazmin Cardoso into a creative soccer player

In episode 23 I am joined by my incredible and inspirational cousin, Jazmin Cardoso. Jazmin will discuss how the soccer culture and environment around her shaped her development. Jazmin is a gifted soccer player with an infectious smile and personality. During the podcast Jazmin takes us on her journey which began by imulating her olderRead more about How a Soccer Culture and Environment developed Jazmin Cardoso into a creative soccer player[…]

YSE 13: Soccer and Papi Futbol in Argentina with Martin Blanc

YSE 13: Soccer and Papi Futbol in Argentina with Martin Blanc

Papi Futbol in Argentina with Martin Blanc For Episode 13 of the YSE Podcast we had the privilege of speaking to Martin Blanc. Martin is a recent graduate of the prestigious Kalamazoo College, a private school located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where he played four years of collegiate soccer. Martin brings us a unique point ofRead more about YSE 13: Soccer and Papi Futbol in Argentina with Martin Blanc[…]

YSE11: How to navigate College ID camps and play Division I Soccer, with Elijah Michaels

YSE11: How to navigate College ID camps and play Division I Soccer, with Elijah Michaels

In Episode 11, we had the pleasure of discussing the development of a young goalie, Elijah Michaels, that I first met when he was around 12 years old. The interview was conducted back in May of 2014 when Elijah was still in High School. Today he is at Western Michigan University plying his trade with theRead more about YSE11: How to navigate College ID camps and play Division I Soccer, with Elijah Michaels[…]