Given recent action taken by the US Soccer Federation, heightened travel concerns, and with the health of our soccer community in mind, ALL 2020 USYS Leagues Program and Conference activities are SUSPENDED through April 15, 2020. USYS will be evaluating...
A true footballer Jimmy Conway was a lifetime participant, educator and student of the game. While around the world he was best known for his professional career and World Cup play, here in Oregon, his real impact was made during his 28 years as the State...
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In a PSA for youth sports being on the decline, Derek Heyswiver, age nine, announces his retirement from sports, citing “the pressure it takes to play is too much.” – ESPN
We all want our children to succeed, we all want them to be the very best that they can be. It is also pretty cool if our children are thriving with their sport and at a young age look more capable than most.
Identifying as an athlete can be fantastic: it serves as a solid foundation for healthy identity development and empowerment. But what happens when a youngster begins to see themselves as only an athlete – e.g. ‘I am a football player’ – to the exclusion of all else?
Megan Rapinoe is looking at a return to Europe, and her preferred club’s rivals lurk with interest.
As Bruce Brown, founder of Proactive Coaching says, parents need to “release their child to the game.”