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Alan Vanderbilt June 11, 2014 at 06:13 pm
Parents ruin sports..
sportsnut July 14, 2014 at 06:39 am
Alan I agree. Parents coach to get their kids and kids friends a leg up. Kids are choosen too basedRead More on parents and kids being friends. Take AAU and All-Stars and positions in each sport. Parents coach because they want their kid in prime positions, kids are friends with certain kids or because a family does not like someone but the kid has talent not playing. You need "out of area" coaches to come and determine if a kid is "that good" to be at the next level not "locals" whom coach because that is the only way the kid will get playing time.
CowDung July 23, 2014 at 09:20 am
sportsnut: Seems like a perfect opportunity for you to get involved in coaching... If nothingRead More else, becoming a coach will give you a voice in the league to lobby for equal playing time for all kids, and rotation of positions--particularly at the lower levels.
Does Urbandale need two soccer clubs? Tell us what you think in the comments below.
Renee Carver September 4, 2013 at 05:02 pm
I just have to say that I enjoy being the volunteer registrar for the J-Hawk Soccer Club. So manyRead More people are so appreciative of what we do to make soccer possible for so many kids!! Love that more kids are playing soccer in Urbandale today because of the addition of the J-Hawk Soccer club to the community.
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