There is a broad range of expectations for these age groups beyond our in-house programs that end at U10. This note tries to explain our reality and hopefully avoid your disappointment by being up-front with decisions that we have to make. My hope is that you’ll register your child to play this season, but most… Read More Dealing with NA Soccer for Your Pre-teen and Teen Kids
Traffic jams at McKinney may be the only time that the large numbers within our soccer club seem to be problematic, but I can assure you that they come to bear on a regular basis as we keep things running in the background. Last week was National Volunteer Week and I thought that absorbing some… Read More The Numbers of NASC Soccer
There is a common misconception about “travel teams” at our NA Soccer Club. Many people think that you have to try-out to play on a travel team and that if they don’t make the team, their child can’t play soccer in our club. Neither are true. Our foremost mission is to help as many community… Read More Why Travel?
In serving a broad spectrum of players across 15 years of age, a league of our size needs to differentiate levels of play to keep it fun for kids progressing at different rates. Kids in U8 and lower all play co-ed “rec” games (recreational). By the time the kids are 8 or 9 years old… Read More Levels of Play to Keep it Fun and Competitive For All