Attention All Coaches: 5 Things to Think About As Your Season Is Underway

  With the Fall season for many already started, or on the horizon, I wanted to provide all NJ coaches 5 specific things I would take into account early in their season.  I believe these can prove useful at any level of the game and are things I do every season to stay diligent and… Read More Attention All Coaches: 5 Things to Think About As Your Season Is Underway

NJ Parent Sideline Conduct – Let the Players Play

LET THE PLAYERS PLAY!  If you are constantly yelling toward your child, you are distracting them, essentially taking them out of the game.  The worst is when I see a kid “rubbernecking.”  Turning their head toward the parent sideline for your approval or recognition.  If you are one of those parents that yells SHOOT! or… Read More NJ Parent Sideline Conduct – Let the Players Play

Performa Sports – Soccer Performance Analysis Technology

Performance analysis, and the technology behind it, is breaking into U.S. youth soccer.  We see the high pods, video taping games at all the big college showcases, but how is the footage broken down?   I hope coaches are reviewing game tapes with their teams, as well as breaking them down.  They are an invaluable… Read More Performa Sports – Soccer Performance Analysis Technology

New Jersey Club Soccer Top Boys Municipal Clubs

What was clearly evident from our club soccer Power Rankings, is that private clubs are dominating NJ youth soccer fields.  This is no secret.  However, after recognizing only a single municipal club crack either top 10 (boys or girls), I needed to dive in farther. Using Gotsoccer, the leading club soccer ranking system in the country,… Read More New Jersey Club Soccer Top Boys Municipal Clubs

FC Copa Academy Seeking Players – 04 Boys, 07 Boys, and 05 Girls

FC Copa Academy is looking to fill some roster positions on a few teams for the upcoming soccer year, specifically 2004 Boys, 2007 Boys, and 2005 Girls. FC Copa Academy is always looking to add dedicated players.  These teams compete in the Eastern Development Program (EDP), US Club NJ Cup, and various tournaments throughout the… Read More FC Copa Academy Seeking Players – 04 Boys, 07 Boys, and 05 Girls