U.S. coaching education gets better, but …

I had low expectations for the new 11v11 U.S. Soccer grassroots coaching course, and getting up early Sunday morning to drag myself to Springfield didn’t help. Neither did the uninformative “Introduction to Grassroots Coaching” that replaced the helpful online F license after only a few years. Five hours later, I wished that U.S. Soccer had… Read More

More apps (and more women) in the crowded soccer-skills marketplace

From the mailbox today: English Premier League soccer team Manchester City has launched SkillCity, presented by Nexen, a new interactive app that will help develop the talents of young soccer players across the US. The City squad is currently in the United States for its pre-season tour, visiting Houston, Los Angeles and Nashville. SkillCity will… Read More