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Alan Vanderbilt June 11, 2014 at 06:13 pm
Parents ruin sports..
sportsnut July 14, 2014 at 06:39 am
Alan I agree. Parents coach to get their kids and kids friends a leg up. Kids are choosen too basedRead More on parents and kids being friends. Take AAU and All-Stars and positions in each sport. Parents coach because they want their kid in prime positions, kids are friends with certain kids or because a family does not like someone but the kid has talent not playing. You need "out of area" coaches to come and determine if a kid is "that good" to be at the next level not "locals" whom coach because that is the only way the kid will get playing time.
CowDung July 23, 2014 at 09:20 am
sportsnut: Seems like a perfect opportunity for you to get involved in coaching... If nothingRead More else, becoming a coach will give you a voice in the league to lobby for equal playing time for all kids, and rotation of positions--particularly at the lower levels.
Jim Frain June 24, 2013 at 12:19 pm
What a great use of one our finest facilities..the Ozzie Smith Sports Complex...54 teams came toRead More O'Fallon for this great event, bringing 54 teams of Mom's and Dad's and Brothers and Sisters and Grandparents...WOW...Great for O'Fallon and the businesses of O'Fallon too!
Jim Frain June 20, 2013 at 03:07 pm
My children played soccer - and loved it! My granddaughters play soccer - and love it! St. LouisRead More continually calls itself one of the "Soccer Beds" of the country. Sadly, the long term support for professional soccer has a tough track record in this market. Hopefully, the young soccer players will encourage their parents to take them to the games at the Arena. Wishing Daryl Doran the best...Hope that the owners are ready to open their pockets to success!
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