Breaking Down The Veins of Positional Play Albert Puig is a former FC Barcelona Youth Technical Director and now the Assistant Coach of New York City FC. A globally respected leader in player development, Puig’s famed La Masia developed the likes of Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, and Lionel Messi. Puig is the founder of APFC Courses – a
NUTRITION FOR SOCCER PLAYERS: Soccer Players’ Fast Food Don’ts Part II Nutrition information for soccer players from Amy Dirks. Discover what makes this column so different: Read Meet SoccerToday’s Nutritionist Amy Dirks – Great Info for Soccer Players of All Ages Want to reach Amy Dirks? Email at Amy@SoccerToday.com her for more information FAST FOOD CAN
LA Premier FC and LA Surf Merge To Create a Mega Club in Key Market Elite, high-performance pathways for talented youth soccer players have become more rigorous and demanding as our country strives to showcase its soccer skills on the world stage. While our USA Women break records in the opening game of the 2019
Making an Impact in Collegiate Soccer John Smith is a winner with a focus on developing players to be their best. Determined to take Cornell University’s Men’s Soccer program to new heights, Smith, who joined Cornell March 2016, is also recognized for developing professional players who make a big impact. John Smith, the head coach
A Look At Recent Non-MLS American Youth German Club Signings Youth American players are flocking over to the Bundesliga for multiple different reasons, and a few of these players have chosen to follow young American star Christian Pulisic’s example in paving his own way without the assistance of an MLS club. Recently, SoccerToday.com looked at
FAST FOOD CAN LEAVE YOUR BODY STARVING FOR NUTRIENTS Hungry an hour after a stop at a fast food joint? Amy Dirks explains some of the Issues with Fast Foods for Athletes Nutrition information for soccer players from Amy Dirks. Discover what makes this column so different: Read Meet SoccerToday’s Nutritionist Amy Dirks – Great Info
Interview With Albert Puig Albert Puig is a former FC Barcelona Youth Technical Director and now the Assistant Coach of New York City FC. A globally respected leader in player development, Puig’s famed La Masia developed the likes of Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, and Lionel Messi. Puig is the founder of APFC Courses – a program to help
How Goalkeepers Can Launch The Attack The All Important Tactics of Distribution Explained boy Sam Snow, former Director of Coaching at US Youth Soccer. All goalkeepers are the last line of defense.  The great ones are also the first line of attack.  When the ball is in their hands, they think like a super midfield
Throwback: The Rise of Women’s Soccer in America The 1999 Women’s World Cup was the first to captivate an American audience. But it wasn’t the first Women’s World Cup — that happened eight years earlier. And barely anyone paid attention. Excited about watching the World Cup this summer? Did you know that the USA won
Nike’s Dream with us. Having a Dream won’t Change the World Sharing One Will #justdoit Great new Nike spot Dream With Us before the Women’s World Cup Nike’s new campaign features the U.S. Women’s National Team and their influence on young athletes ahead of this summer’s tournament in France. The spot, Dream With Us, shines a
World Football Academy USA’s Verheijen is A Refreshingly Honest Coach Educator Headquartered in the Netherlands, with world-renowned coach Raymond Verheijen serving as CEO, the WFA services over 2,000 football specialists in more than 20 countries per year. This year, Verheijen is coming to do six sessions in the USA. Youth Soccer News: The World Football Academy USA (WFA) is Raymond Verheijen organization
Looking For Solutions From People Who Can Show Us Their Work Youth soccer may be fraught with challenges but looking for solutions without vetting the source doesn’t make sense. Parents, Coaches and Clubs need to do their homework — just like Coach Reed’s son has to do his. My son came into my office a
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