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LET AMERICA’S KIDS RETURN TO PLAY SOCCER – ISN’T IT GREAT CHILDCARE?

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States Differ on The Return of Youth Soccer

As the custodians for the next generations, we are responsible for caring for well being for today’s kids — and, the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for all ages. Isn’t it time to get kids out of the house, in safe conditions, and at least with modified training? Hmmm, small groups of school age kids under adult supervision, doesn’t that sound like childcare?

Isn’t Youth Soccer a Form of Childcare for School-Age Kids?

Amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, it is important to think of the unintended consequences. How are kids dealing with the moratorium of youth sports?

Kids need to be active, outdoors, and away from screens. The Return to Play youth soccer, even in its most modified form, is healthy for kids.

It’s been a long time since we’ve been able to enjoy the game we all love, and I know you’ve all missed it ….

From U.S. Soccer Chief Medical...

MLS TEAMS START TO TRAIN IN SMALL GROUPS

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Preparing To Play, MLS Clubs Begin Voluntary Small Group Training Sessions

Major League Soccer (MLS) today announced that clubs may begin to use outdoor team training fields for small group training sessions in compliance with detailed health and safety protocols that were created in consultation with medical and infectious disease experts.



All small group training sessions are voluntary and may not be in conflict with local public health officials or government policies.

The small group training sessions will provide an opportunity for players to perform fitness and technical workouts in small groups while maintaining physical distancing protocols, even within individual groups.

Prior to initiating small group training sessions, every team must submit to MLS a club-specific plan that has been reviewed and approved by the club’s medical staff and local...

TERMINATION TERRORS: RED FLAGS, STRATEGIES & SOLUTIONS FOR YOUTH SOCCER

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A New Series on Creating Good Leadership In Youth Soccer:

Red Flags, Strategies, and Solutions For Youth Soccer

As the popularity of soccer increases all across America, it is more important than ever that we have excellence in leadership on all levels of the game … from youth soccer to the professional. Here is Part 4 of the 4-part series from Ruth Nicholson on a major part of the turmoil in youth soccer.

Part 1: TERMINATION TERRORS: WHY DIRECTORS OF COACHING GET FIRED

Part 2: TERMINATION TERRORS: THE IMBALANCE OF POWER IN YOUTH SOCCER

Part 3: TERMINATION TERRORS: YOUTH SOCCER CLUB’S BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S VIEW

Who Responded...

FORMER MLS PRO KYLE MARTINO ON DIVORCE AND QUARANTINING TOGETHER

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Kyle Martino Opens Up About His Divorce on “The Cooligans”

Always fun to get a behind the scene look at one of America’s famous soccer stars, here is the scoop on the upcoming episode of “The Cooligans.”

Former MLS star and midfielder for the Columbus Crew and LA Galaxy, Kyle Martino, sat down with “The Cooligans” this week on fubo Sports Network to talk about his divorce with actress Eva Amurri (Californication, Saved).

You might remember Martino also for his run for president of U.S. Soccer. While this former US Men’s National Team star turned NBC Sports Analyst did not win the presidency and has often referred to it as losing the biggest game of his life, Martino is a fixture in the American soccer world and an influencer.



As a former pro with big aspirations, Martino is also...
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