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Volume 11, Issue 8
 
 
 
 
August, 2018
 
 
 
 
Greetings from CoachDeck!

Thousands of soccer organizations use CoachDeck to give their volunteer coaches more help at every practice. Whether it be implemented as a primary training tool or a fun supplement to a formal curriculum, CoachDeck is sure to be a hit!

In this issue:
We have Bruce Brownlee back with his list of 20 match hazards a coach may need to contend with. 1-10 this issue and 11-20 in the next! Brian Gotta uses a social media analogy to help us understand how to behave towards officials and other coaches. And, New contributor John Rosemond has a very interesting perspective when it comes to the way we treat our children.


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Match Hazards (1-10)
By Bruce Brownlee

There are several match hazards that you will experience during the years ahead with your team. There are some coaching instructions you can give before kick-off that may help your team get a better tactical result, and there are some team management solutions to some of the other hazards. Read Article
 
 
 
 
A Coaching Lesson from Facebook
By Brian Gotta, President of CoachDeck

I've written about youth sports parents and coaches and how they can become too emotional when dealing with other coaches, players and officials. And while some probably don't “get it” that losing their cool in youth league is wrong, others just may not have the experience or the tools to behave properly. Read Article
 
 
 
 
Your Kids Should Not Be the Most Important People in Your Family
By John Rosemond

I recently asked a married couple who have three kids, none of whom are yet teens, "Who are the most important people in your family?" Like all good moms and dads of this brave new millennium, they answered, "Our kids!" Read Article​