• Girls vs. Boys: Should they be coached differently? (Part 1)
    The first time I heard the question, it took me by surprise.
  • 'Top players play on their own' (Q&A with Todd Saldana, Part 2)
    Todd Saldana grew up playing youth soccer in Southern California in the 1970s, when his club coach was Sigi Schmid. Saldana played for the USA at the first U-20 World Cup it qualified for, in 1981, and signed pro out of high school with the old NASL's Los Angeles Aztecs, where his coaches included Rinus Michels and Claudio Coutinho.
  • Club Cooperation Pays Off in So Cal (Q&A with Todd Saldana, Part 1)
    Southern California club South Bay Force had its application to the U.S. Soccer Development Academy rejected, but Director of Coaching Todd Saldana still found a way for his players to play at the highest level of boys soccer in the USA.
  • Keeper Questions: Holiday Activities; Eye on the Ball
    What should goalkeepers do when they're on break, such as over the winter holidays?
  • Choose words wisely while coaching kids
    "If I was asked to find one word to describe one of the main differences I have noticed in 25 years of coaching, the word would probably be 'Why'? ...