• Are young refs advancing too soon?
    Approximately two decades ago, I noticed a real change in attitude of both U.S. Soccer and college soccer toward young refs
  • Teenagers, get good sleep! It has a major effect on athletic performance
    Most teenagers don't get enough sleep. Your sleep schedule plays a big role in your athletic performance.
  • College-bound seniors: A checklist for an exciting and busy time
    Between finals, proms and graduation ceremonies, you really want to make a smooth transition from high school to college.
  • Coaches are in a powerful position to help kids stay healthy
    On-field injury recognition, coping with multiple-game weekend play, overuse injuries, and the benefits of introducing injury-prevention exercises at earlier ages were among issues discussed during U.S. Club Soccer's February "Health and Safety Webinar."
  • Responding to a knee injury: When to immediately see a doctor or go to ER
    If you've just had a knee injury, now what? Do you need to go see a doctor or go to the emergency room immediately?
  • The clique factor -- how coaches can mix it up to make a stronger team
    When girls are put into a group where they don't have a social connection, they find ways to connect with each other.