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The Joy of Coaching

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The Joy of Coaching St. Thomas Aquinas stated that man’s greatest achievement is joy. I’m sure Tommy boy wasn’t talking about coaching youth soccer but the feeling that courses through my veins when I’m working with kids seems an awful lot like what was being referred to by the wise, old Dominican lad. I consider […]

From Tears to Cheers

by Gerald Steele   It hadn’t been the best 24 hour period for my very young team.On the Friday evening they played an older team. My charges had been well and truly clobbered. Sadness and even a few tears were evident among my young boys.Next morning they had two early games in their first ‘real’ tournament. […]