2 Question Parents Always Ask Me Before Youth Soccer Tryouts

Published on April 23, 2018

Youth soccer tryouts in Sacramento are coming up here in just a couple of weeks from now… This is when parents always reach out to me with “2 questions” before tryouts: “What is the best club to recommend to our daughter?” My  | Read More » |

How Youth Soccer Players Can Earn More Playing Time

Published on April 23, 2018

Playing time can make or break an athletes development, confidence, and experience. Let’s take a look at how your players should and should not react when they are not given the playing time you/they believe they deserve, and what they can do to get  | Read More » |

How Girls Soccer Players Can Become More Confident

Published on April 20, 2018

In my 20 years of playing soccer, confidence was a tough thing for me to nail down. And I think the same is true for most kids and even collegiate and professional athletes. Confidence is a roller-coaster. Rarely will youth players ever experience a steady  | Read More » |

Early Sports Specialization in Youth Girls Soccer Players

Published on April 18, 2018

Early sport specialization is becoming more and more common among youth athletes and has been a big topic in the youth sports world recently. Youth female athletes, who train excessively and adopt poor diets, are at risk of the female athlete triad, overuse  | Read More » |

Effects of Resistance Training in Girls Soccer Players

Published on April 18, 2018

One of our main goals in our girls soccer training program is injury prevention. At age 12 I tore my ACL. It was the hardest thing, mentally and physically, that I have ever had to go through. From the pain of the injury itself, to the rehab, and to overcoming  | Read More » |


Published on December 12, 2017

As a parent, player, fan, or fellow coach, what is the first thing you hear when walking up to a youth sports game? THE PARENTS…. I know.. your intentions are good and you just want your child to do their best and be successful, but have you ever  | Read More » |