Karl's Komments

RESETTING OUR FOCUS

In October of 2020, I found out that I had won the 2019 California Boys Youth Rec Coach of the Year, almost exactly a year to the day from when

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Setting the Tone in 2021

The initial formal education, training and testing of officials may be behind them but once any match gets under way referees are being put to a test.  Players, coaches and

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COMMUNITIES COMING TOGETHER..!

Kerman Youth Soccer hosted the ‘Holiday Cup Tournament’ and received great feedback from all local District-7 teams that participated. Community’s coming together ,with good sportsmanship, great soccer, MVP pins and all

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LET’S DO IT IN 2020

In 2013, 1.24 million kids required an emergency room visit for a sports related injury. We know that 13-15 year olds accounted for the largest number of those injuries. 54%

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Coaches and Officials’ Relationships

The relationship between coaches and officials often seems to be adversarial.  Both have an important and necessary role to fulfill during a match.  Knowing and understanding each other’s concerns, needs

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Mandating Coaching Certification

Personally as a US Soccer grassroots instructor I feel more is learned in the in-person (face-to-face) courses. The Technical Director for US Youth Soccer Sam Snow was recently interviewed about

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District VII Coaching Policy

Approved by D7 BOD (May 2017) In House Recreational Programs in D7: Recommended for All Coaches Age of Players License Required U6 – U8 Pre-F (4 V 4) (1st year coach) 

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