Youth Development Review

The English FA (Football Association) recently conducted an extensive review of the National game in the aim of making it more player centered. The aim it seems is to focus on ‘development’ and to move away from the win at all costs mentality that is rife...

Promoting Creativity

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” Sir Ken Robinson. This a fantastic video that explores the idea of creativity and how it is constantly stifled. It examines the capacity that young players have the talent,...

Developing Leaders – A Quick Game

Developing leaders is no easy task and there is no simple answer to the question of ‘how do we create leaders?’ However, we can put our players in environments that support the growth of leadership qualities. Jerry Smith the Santa Clara Women’s...