The process of youth sport development in the 21st century often ends up being a very interesting path that can lead to numerous stops and starts participating for multiple teams in different cities. We wanted to get the story first hand from Bolivian U17 international soccer player Paolo Alcocer about his process and thoughts on… Continue reading The 21st Century Youth Development Process
My daughter Avery loves to read, write, play, and have fun as only little girls can at the age of 7 and three quarters. She is growing up so fast and is quickly getting a view on life that makes Courtney and I very thankful. She wrote the following passage on May 20th, 2016 and… Continue reading Life by Avery
At Educated Coaches, we value providing meaningful learning opportunities. The learning opportunity this week is provided by professional tennis player Amanda Rodgers as she writes about her youth sports development pathway. The 2015 Syracuse University graduate was an All-ACC third team performer during her senior year and is currently on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and… Continue reading Youth Sport Development Pathway – Professional Tennis Player Amanda Rodgers
On Tuesday, I wrote about the reasons I coach with the hopes that many of you would share with me the reasons you participate in the wonderful world of teaching and coaching. Many people shared and commented on their experiences within the profession but I received an especially remarkable response from Tom Valcke through email… Continue reading U Coach…
Austin Seelbach has an amazing story of recovery, perseverance, and determination to overcome her ACL tear. She is almost ready to come back to full contact and she talks about it below in her post. Thanks for the continued support of Austin and the EducatedCoaches.com blog. We are all so excited about seeing Austin on… Continue reading April 25th – A Huge Day for Austin!!!
Austin Seelbach writes a fantastic post about how her ACL recovery is coming along. Austin is an amazing person and has allowed the readers of EducatedCoaches.com an inside look at her struggles and triumphs as she works towards a full recover of her ACL tear. Thanks for reading about this amazing young lady. Hey everyone,… Continue reading Austin Seelbach – Recovery is Happening!!!
Austin has been doing an amazing job letting all of the EducatedCoaches.com readers know how she is recovering from her ACL tear. Her story continues below. To read the other sections of her inspirational pieces click on the following links: Austin Seelbach – ACL Operation, Recovery, and Rehabilitation Austin Seelbach – ACL Surgery and First Days… Continue reading My New Sport is Recovery
We have already learned what an amazing individual Austin Seelbach is by reading about her in her first post and second post as she tells us about her experiences with tearing and rehabbing her ACL. Three weeks and two days post surgery, Austin has more experiences to share about her story. Austin is a fabulous role… Continue reading Austin Seelbach – 3 Weeks and 2 Days – ACL Rehabilitation
Matt Waymont is adding into our series on the Education of a Coach. Matt who is a former player at Mars Hill College has been applying the trade of coaching at Storm Soccer Academy since 2010. During this time, he has learned that his favorite group to work with and introduce the game of soccer to… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part V – Sport Introduction for Young Participants
Austin, 15 years of age, had her ACL surgery this past Friday, October 25th and is now in rehabilitation mode. As with her previous post, this is Austin’s story about the experiences and feelings she has during her ACL injury and recovery. I hope you enjoy reading about her experience from her own perspective. Following… Continue reading Austin Seelbach – ACL Surgery and First Days of Rehabilitation