KWIK KICKS - July, 2011
National Championships Series
Registration now open! The best start is an early one, especially for $2,500
The Community Grants are back! The Fall 2011 Grant period will be open September 1. Twenty $2,500 grants will be up for grabs. See if your organization is registered and get a jump start on earning a piece of the $65,000!
The US Youth Soccer Show PremierCheck out the US Youth Soccer National Championships Highlight Show only on Fox Soccer Channel August Show Time*
August 11, 8 p.m. ET
*Subject to change. Check your local listing. The highlight show features game footage from all 12 championship matches from Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31, at Reach 11 Sports Complex, in Phoenix, Ariz. In addition to game footage, feature stories will give viewers insight on what it feels like to be one of the top 60 teams in the nation. For more information and to download full shows from iTunes, go to usyouthsoccer.org/podcasts. If you have a story idea or want your story to be seen on TV, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coleman® Repellents – Win an $8,000 Coleman Spa
Coleman® Repellents is proud to be the official insect repellent of US Youth Soccer. To celebrate our partnership, we’re giving away an $8,000 Coleman® Spa, as well as other great outdoor gear. Register today at ColemanRepellents.com. And while you’re visiting the site, take some time to learn more about our all-star lineup of insect repellents that are perfectly suited for all your outdoor adventures. Whether it’s a camping trip or weekend soccer tournament, we have your family protected all summer long.
Continuing Education ArticlesPositive Parenting | Whose Light is it Anyway
Vince Ganzberg, Indiana Youth Soccer Association director of education, emphasizes the importance of letting players shine their own light. He discusses the need for parents and coaches to prepare kids to shine and then step back and let it happen.
Coaching Education | Interview with Jay Hoffman
Jay Hoffman, US Men’s Paralympic National Head Coach, gives us insight into what it takes to perform on the National Paralympic soccer team. We also learn how he started his coaching career and what the future holds for this up-and-coming sport.
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