Fitness

Soccer Fitness Gols Mobile Fitnesss App – Available Now FREE on Google Play for Android Smartphones

If you are like me (and almost everyone else on earth) you are probably consumed by soccer and the World Cup at the moment.  Try downloading our new app, Soccer Fitness Gols (now available FREE on Google play) to help get you in shape for the game you love.  The World Cup will be over in 2 weeks, but you can improve your health and fitness in a soccer-specific way for the rest of your life!

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For Parents

DeVos: No Scores, Standings More About Adults Than Kids

This is a great article, written by Jason De Vos, that discusses how the LTPD, and the “no scores/no standings” rule in the new OPDL, can address some of the problems with the “rep” soccer system in Ontario.  A very interesting read for soccer parents, coaches and players…

Let me know your thoughts!

For Parents

When Did We Decide Kids Shouldn’t Suffer?

Here is a great article I came across that really resonated with me.  In my career I have encountered lots of people (athletes, parents, employees, volunteers) who have a poor work ethic and an unfortunate sense of entitlement.  I wonder how much of those problems can be attributed to their upbringing.  If you can get past the foul language, this article makes for a great read!

I’d love to hear your thoughts about this topic.  Drop me a line here to get the conversation started.

For Parents

Sports scholarships are an expensive fix to a non-existent problem

Very interesting article from the Maclean’s Magazine website. 

They make the case that Canadian universities’ athletic programs should not try to compete with U.S. schools by offering athletic scholarships, because the costs outweigh the potential benefits. 

I’d love to know your thoughts about this topic.   Drop me a line here to get the conversation started.