| I Want to Play in College |
You have been working your heart out since you were very young and you have got to a point where you are able to consider the option to play college soccer. It is something very special and an amazing experience for those who are lucky enough to get a chance. Now, the next point is deciding where you want to play and how. Read Article
| A Different Model for Youth Sports|
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck
We recently donated a quantity of CoachDecks to the Wildcat Baseball League in Fort Wayne, Indiana. As a young boy, I played in this league, and then I worked for seven summers through high school and college as a Wildcat coach. I began to think about how different Wildcat is from conventional baseball and soccer leagues in which I've been involved. And I wonder if we could learn from what sets them apart. Read Article
Boosting Kids' Confidence on Game Day
By Dr. Patrick Cohn
We often see kids who excel in practice, but freeze up during games. This can be frustrating and confusing for parents and coaches. What's going on in the young athlete's mind and what can sports parents and coaches do about it?