After decades as a player and a coach, it never gets old. November means state tournament time. For everyone connected with high school soccer, it’s the best part of the year.

The regular season is done. After 16 matches, the haves have separated from the have-nots. A d...

In 2008, the Staples High School team that I coach received 15 cards.

All were yellows. The majority came in the run of play: hard tackles, jumping over a player for ahead ball, that sort of thing. Four came from one official; another four came from another ref.

As a res...

Ask any coach why he does this, and you’ll get similar answers: the opportunity to pass along skills, tactics, passion and a love for the beautiful game. The chance to help develop hearts, minds and characters of young players, at a crucial time in their lives. The joy...

Last spring, I was surprised to see one high school junior among the crowd of returnees at our here’s-what-you-need-to-know-for-next fall meeting. For the past three years, he’d played for a US Soccer Development Academy team.

I asked him why he now wanted to play high...

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