Plum U8: Grass Roots Football night with Crew 02Jun2022

Thursday Night Football presented by the Plum Youth Soccer Club,. This is Grass Roots Football in Plum Boro, PA. Normally the lights are saved for the big kids but with all the 😜 crazy rain this spring season we were able to reschedule one of our make up games to a Thursday Night. Nature treatedContinue reading “Plum U8: Grass Roots Football night with Crew 02Jun2022”

Jr.High: Some VAR review items

The irony of this post– I started this on Monday morning before coaching today’s game, where one my assignors could only find one referee for the 3rd time this season. I bust my bootay and miss dinner time with the wife from September through October for the Good of the Game. Moment’s like today makeContinue reading “Jr.High: Some VAR review items”

JR.High: 10Sep2021 LH in Uniontown

Showing up is the start, discovery is the process, play is essential to life long learning. Problem Statement: Can we play with only 10 players? Armstrong Jr. High Girls Team 10-9-21 before boarding the bus to Uniontown. According to the laws of the game we are fine playing with only 10 players, so yes weContinue reading “JR.High: 10Sep2021 LH in Uniontown”

Jr.High: 08Sept2021 INDOOR training B gym 2:30-3:56

Hello Team, Team Snap isn’t loading . . . This is alternate communication option 1. Practice today in the B Gym. Futsal goals and balls are packed. Indoors= Masks on unless we are either socially distanced by CDC guidance or actively participating in a strenuous activity. — I will be in mine the entire indoorContinue reading “Jr.High: 08Sept2021 INDOOR training B gym 2:30-3:56”

JR High: Defending 1v1 don’t dive in.

This one is a simple review of the one v one defending piece from today. I’ve had years of shuffling feet, squaring up shoulders and forcing forwards away from their dominant foot. I don’t expect you all to master your footwork overnight, but I hope you’ll take the challenge to make some time each practiceContinue reading “JR High: Defending 1v1 don’t dive in.”

JR.High: 19Aug2021 rest day

Hello ladies, Thanks to all of you for being flexible last night with our practice moving around due to all of the rain that Fred dropped on our region. Hopefully the segment on set pieces made you think about ways to create opportunities from inside 35 yards for both DFK and IFK situations offensively.

JR.High: 18 August- Fred Training

Hello Ladies and Parents: Due to Fred- Official Training has been moved to the stadium turf from 6-7 thanks to the high school girls for sharing their field. I will provide an optional hour from 7-8 off-field on the lower field working on set pieces. The optional hour is completely up to you and yourContinue reading “JR.High: 18 August- Fred Training”

Las Porteras: Notes for the team CONCENTRATION

Here’s a little matching game for the entire team, select High, Medium or Low Concentration for the following moments of the game from the perspective of your goalkeepers: | Penalty Kick Own goal kick Ball in shooting zone First 10 minutes of each half Ball in possession of opponent in attacking half Free Kicks witchingContinue reading “Las Porteras: Notes for the team CONCENTRATION”