Playing in the NASL  – Wes Knight

  Wes Knight plays for FC Edmonton in the NASL (North American Soccer League) – the second tier in the American Soccer Pyramid. He played club soccer in Greenville, South Carolina was recruited to the College of Charleston where he was voted first team All-Southern Conference for his senior year. He played for USL Premier…

Coaching a Club Team – Simon Orrell

Do you have a specific type of team you work best with? SO: I enjoy working with girls, anywhere from 10-13 years old. At that age they are like sponges; you can teach them the basics which seem to get forgotten a lot.   Who in the world of soccer have you learned the most from?…

U9-12 Academy Director – Ryan Henkel

Your state recently changed to offering small sided games at the U11 age group. Were you in favor of the change at the time? I was. But I was also skeptical because without everyone being mandated to play it at the same time I wasn’t sure that the competition level would be there to allow…