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The United States Soccer Federation “C” License Experience

Storm Soccer Academy Director Miguel Lopez took his USSF “C” License in December 2015. Over the last few years, numerous structural changes have been made to the courses offered by the Federation in order to enhance and improve the licensing experience. With observations made by Mike Woitalla in the following article: License-mania–Aggrandizing the coach in… Continue reading The United States Soccer Federation “C” License Experience

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Coaching Tips – Miguel Lopez Style

Miguel Lopez is the Hilton Head Academy Director at Storm Soccer Academy.  A young coach in age, he has numerous experiences working with young soccer players between the ages of 5 and 13.  The number of hours he has spent coaching and education he has received at such a young age has created his ability… Continue reading Coaching Tips – Miguel Lopez Style

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The Education of a Coach Part X: Athletes, Families, Coaches, and Fans Want Your Leadership

“The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in.  Paint a picture of the future.  Go there.  People will follow.” -Seth Godin (Leadership Expert) With this being the final blog post of the Education of a Coach Series, I wanted to have another discussion about sport leadership.  To catch up on all of… Continue reading The Education of a Coach Part X: Athletes, Families, Coaches, and Fans Want Your Leadership

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The Education of A Coach Part III – The Miguel Lopez Story – The Young Coaches Journey

Miguel Lopez is a young coach at Storm Soccer Academy that is extremely passionate about developing players and gaining more coaching knowledge.  I asked him to write a post about his coaching story.  This story included how he began coaching soccer, his process to developing as a soccer coach, and what he hopes the future… Continue reading The Education of A Coach Part III – The Miguel Lopez Story – The Young Coaches Journey