“I don’t want to play,” four-year-old Maddie replied before staring at the grass.
Some battles just can’t be won.
After five days of the US Youth Soccer National Youth License course, my grade came down to running two activities with a group of six players in the U6 age group. Not exactly the most difficult challenge in a vacuum, but not a cakewalk when the kids have already gone through three other coaches on a warm afternoon in Southern California.
My Director of Coaching at Sol SC highly recommended the US Youth National Youth License course. She said it was the best course that she ever attended, which is a high selling point from a coach with an A License.