Tag Archives: attitude

And Toes Will Be Stepped On

We upset people on regular basis.  There are a thousand players, as many parents, and over a hundred dispersed volunteers trying to get along.  Do the math.  We won’t all be happy with any decision.  Yet I think you’ll find a consistent … Continue reading

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Hit the Field Ready This Season

Attention Parents and Coaches: Before heading out for practice or the game, please be sure to follow these simple tips to improve your experience and hopefully avoid a headache or two: Shin guards, cleats, ball, drink, no jewelry – All … Continue reading

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NA Soccer Club Member Expectations

Attention all NA Soccer Club parents: It’s important that you understand some basic requirements that keep our day-to-day operations running at all levels.  A recent post about behavior standards established guidelines to avoid bad situations but neglected some fundamental aspects … Continue reading

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NASC Behavior Standards

There are over one thousand kids playing in our club each season and there are inevitably a wide range of expectations that parents have for their experience in the club.  In most cases, your child’s coach is your main interface … Continue reading

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Mid-Fall Member Update

We’re past the midpoint on what has been a good season thus far.  I thank you all for your efforts to keep our program a positive life experience for all of the kids and remembering that is, after all, just … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

“Elevator speech” is a term used to describe how you’d get your point across in a short time window, such as obviously the time from when you see someone on an elevator until one of you departs and goes on … Continue reading

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Occasional Tragedy

You may have heard about the recent tragedy in Utah where a player’s violent reaction to a ref’s call resulted in the ref dying.  Luckily, it’s newsworthy because of its rarity, but no less tragic to those of us that … Continue reading

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Hitting Mid-Season Stride

We’re getting to the point where we should have some ideal conditions for youth soccer.  The weather is improving and the kids are getting used to their teammates and roles.  This is where they need the space to lead themselves … Continue reading

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Leave the Field as Happy as Your Kids

Soccer events are the highlights of my week.  I’m lucky though, I get to be on the field.  I experience the highs and lows of games and practices alongside the kids.  I’ve got a busy life off the field and … Continue reading

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