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.
On this episode, we tackle 10 topics discussed during our time with the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association.
On this episode, Mark recaps the first five episodes, sharing sound-bytes and adding commentary.
Episode 5 is titled “A Player’s Perspective.” It features special guests Christian Pulisic, Will Pulisic and Logan Panchot. We ask the guys some questions to get their perspective on a lot of the topics we’ve discussed thus far.
On Episode 4, Mark talks about the meaning of Keine Ausreden, the hiring of USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter and creating a culture of ownership at all levels of soccer in the United States.