Monthly Archives: January 2014

Spring 2014 Teen Soccer

There is a broad range of expectations for these age groups beyond U12. This note tries to explain our reality and hopefully avoid your disappointment by being up-front with decisions that we have to make. My hope is that you’ll … Continue reading

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Deciding Whether Your Youth Soccer Player Should “Play Up”

By Viktor Gotz – Director of Coaching and Player Development In general, playing up is not a bad thing in itself. On occasion players demonstrate consistent technical or physical superiority over players in their own age group. In these cases … Continue reading

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The Great Experience of Reffing Soccer

I have fond memories of reffing soccer as a teenager.  Aside from a paper route, it was really my first job.  Now when I occasionally ref, I enjoy seeing the younger kids’ enthusiasm.  I’ve been lucky enough to ref games … Continue reading

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Become a Soccer Referee

By Keith Quisenberry – Director of Referees While you watch little Johnny or Suzie play soccer for NASC, have you ever wondered, “where do they get these refs?”  I’m sure many of you have said “What the heck was that call … Continue reading

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