This article offers tips on: communication, planning and organization, and promoting of good player and parent conduct. With the correct tools and information, the team manager can become an integral part of the team and allow the coach to do what they are qualified and brought in to do: engage, coach, develop players.
Now, hopefully the soccer clubs can curb their money grab and not try to figure out a way to hijack the courts, and continue their oppression of those with the greatest athletic potential.
The highest paying athletic team in the world is FC Barcelona and has an average salary of $8,680,569 a year, with each player earning about $166,934 a WEEK! Second in line is AC Milan, from Italian professional league Serie A. It’s interesting to note that the New York Yankees and AC Milan have nearly identical payrolls, but the AC Milan players have higher individual salaries than the Yankees players.
Clubs with the highest fees tend to look more like government WELFARE-TO-WORK programs, as you have a dozen coaches waiting at the club house to “clock-in” at 6pm and begin the first of their 3 practices for the evening.
Soccer camps are as diverse as youth soccer programs. Some camps are development driven and measure their success through the accomplishments of their players (Cliff McGrath’s Northwest Soccer Camp, MLS Academy Programs, Eurotech Soccer Camps).
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Written December 2nd, 2012 by Mike Slatton Volunteers The history of youth soccer in the…
In the United States, we’ve created an environment that prioritizes monetary compensation for EVERYTHING we do. A dollar value is placed on every task, every product, every service and our time is measured by the hour in dollars. It’s so bad that bending down to pick up a dime (quarter if you’re my wife) is measured against the time lost in getting back to work. It’s no wonder that we now pay youth coaches of every sport to do something that just 20 years ago was performed by volunteers