DA vs. ECNL and the Alphabet Soup of Soccer

DA vs. ECNL and the Alphabet Soup of Soccer

UPDATE: As of 4/15/2020, US Soccer terminated the Development Academy for both boys and girls. US Soccer indicated that the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have created a financial situation that makes continuation of the DA impossible. As of 5/16/2020, the post-DA youth soccer landscape is starting to come into focus. On the girls side,…

Futsal vs. Indoor Soccer

Futsal vs. Indoor Soccer

Unless you live in an area that stays warm all winter, your team will likely be faced with choosing between Futsal and Indoor Soccer for continued soccer development over the cold winter months.  I have coached my teams in both formats throughout the years and there are positives and negatives for each.  The major differences…