On Episode 16, we welcome Jason Webb, co-founder of Soccer Shots — the country’s leading intro-to-soccer program for kids 2 to 8 years old. Jason provides some background about Soccer Shots and as well as a few dos and don’ts for parents of young soccer players.
On Episode 15, we welcome listener Charles Miller, father of two, to discuss balancing the athletic success of one child with the needs and interests of his or her siblings.
On Episode 14, Mark opens up about Christian’s emotional farewell to Borussia Dortmund and transition to Chelsea Football Club.
Episode 13 is an interview Mark did on Keith Tozer’s World of Fustal podcast. Thanks to Keith for having Mark on and allowing us to release the entirety of the episode on our platforms.
On Episode 12, we welcome 11-year pro and current goalkeeper coach of Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC Hunter Gilstrap to talk about youth goalkeeping, college recruitment specific to goalkeepers and goalkeeping trends at the highest levels of the modern game.
On this episode, Mark On this episode, Mark talks about sportsmanship — specifically, the Galatasaray youth player who intentionally missed a PK. He asks listeners, “how many youth coaches would encourage their players to do the same?”
On Episode 10, we discuss a few hot topics from the world of soccer:
1. Fan violence in England;
2. The USWNT’s gender discrimination lawsuit against US Soccer; and
3. The college admissions scandal implicating college coaches across the country.
Also, listen to the end of the episode to hear a preview of our next episode where we’ll be joined by a very special guest, arguably our most famous guest yet (at least if your measuring by Twitter followers).
On Episode 9, we welcome Gabby Boehmer, a 2018 graduate of UMBC, to discuss the challenges of adjusting to life after playing competitive soccer is over.
Episode 8 is a conversation with Charlie Grimes (head men’s soccer coach at Lebanon Valley College) about NCAA Division III Soccer.