Coach Cameron Soccer Podcast

David Cameron


New Episodes everyday (Monday - Friday). Live show every Sunday 8pm MST on my YouTube Channel
Welcome to Coach Cameron Soccer Podcast where we talk about youth soccer in America and much more. Support this podcast:

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877 episodes

Messi is saving the NBA | E761

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Mar 27
Pull your kid out of school day to watch Champions League | E760

#YOUTH #SOCCER #DEVELOPMENT #CHAMPIONSLEAGUE Be a good parent and pull your kid out of school and watch Champions league --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Mar 13
Using SOCCER MATH to chart development E759

Using simple math to chart a players development is essential for communication. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Mar 13
Hostile takeover of USYS? E757

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ARIZONA SOCCER ASSOCIATION JOINS UNITED STATES CONSORTIUM OF STATE ASSOCIATIONS  PHOENIX, AZ (MARCH 7, 2024) – The Arizona Soccer Association (ASA) announced today that it is joining the United States Consortium of State Associations (USCSA) as part of a seven-member expansion to the organization. With this announcement, the USCSA brings its current membership to a total of 14 state associations, representing more than 800,000 players.   “Arizona Soccer Association (ASA) is honored to be joining the Consortium of Soccer Associations,” said Jonathan Berzins, CEO of Arizona Youth Soccer. “The ability to connect and share with like-minded leaders and forward thinkers truly aligns with ASA goals and mission. ASA is excited about what this consortium can achieve for all membership in conjunction with a continued partnership with USYS.”  The USCSA believes that State Associations can provide an anchor in local soccer communities by providing exceptional service, resources and inspiration that grows soccer participation by unlocking the potential within each of those communities. Traditionally, each State Association has its own governance, policies and procedures, and resources, which limits the ability to scale and incorporate efficient solutions. The organization aims to expand its influence, reduce costs and enhance services by scaling operations together. The USCSA wants to evolve the traditional model by integrating business strategies and shared resources to increase efficiency and effectiveness of each State Association member. To maximize its success and potential, the USCSA will rely on its core values of Trust, Innovation, Compromise and Alignment.    “The USCSA is thrilled to add each of our new members, and we know their expertise will help accelerate our efforts,” said Evan Dabby, USCSA President. “Specifically, this expansion will enhance our efforts leveraging these individuals’ experience with Competitions, Finance, Grassroots Programming, Women in Soccer, Club Development and Administration.”  USCSA Membership Includes (NEW MEMBERS BOLDED:  ARIZONA YOUTH SOCCER (JONATHAN BERZINS, CEO)  Georgia State Soccer Association   Indiana Soccer (Dave Guthrie, Executive Director and USCSA Secretary)  Iowa Soccer (Dan Cataldi, CEO)  Kentucky Youth Soccer Association (Kris Zander, Executive Director)  MASSACHUSETTS YOUTH SOCCER (ROB HOLLIDAY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND USCSA TREASURER)  MICHIGAN YOUTH SOCCER (THOMAS FARO, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)   NEW MEXICO YOUTH SOCCER (GLORIA FABER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)  New Jersey Youth Soccer (Evan Dabby, Executive Director and USCSA President)  Ohio Soccer (Gordon Henderson, CEO and USCSA Vice President)  SOUTH TEXAS YOUTH SOCCER (JENNIFER DAVIS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)  Tennessee State Soccer Association (Hans Hobson, CEO)  UTAH YOUTH SOCCER (BRYAN ATTRIDGE, CEO)  VERMONT SOCCER ASSOCIATION (MEG MUNSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)  ASA continues to play a pivotal role in shaping the soccer landscape and enriching the lives of players, coaches, officials and fans alike.  --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Mar 07
Put the best YOUTH SOCCER players on 1 team | E756

Put the best players on one team is integral to development. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Mar 05
Why Girls should play on Boys teams | E755 | Youth Soccer Development

#YOUTHSOCCER #PAYTOPLAY According to all the top female footballers in the world, they played with boys in their developmental years. This is common throughout the world. Everyone should copy what works versus pay for some club to get to the next level. Level up by playing difficult competition. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Feb 20
Screaming soccer parents love children more then the quiet parents | E754

According to the science the parents who trigger their children to perform during youth sports love their children more then the quiet reserved sidelines parents. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Feb 16
High School Soccer vs Club Soccer | E753 |

High School Soccer vs club soccer debate is always a discussion. I believe High School Soccer is far more beneficial for development then club depending on the high school. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Feb 16
Love of competition is outweighed by love of money | E752

Youth soccer problems with lack of competition is ruining development of winning. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Feb 14
Youth soccer development happens in the street E751

Street soccer is so crucial to soccer development --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Feb 14
Youth soccer transition to the big field E750

Transition from 9 v 9 to 11 v 11. Will my child get less touches in the game? How will they develop without the ball? --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Feb 14
Soccer Moms are dictating cost hikes in Youth Soccer | E749

Soccer Moms manipulate the cost of youth sports demanding more travel. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Feb 09
Parents are no different than a Meth Addict E748

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Feb 09
High School Soccer is Gross Episode 747

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Feb 08
Unleash your skills with Teqball! | E746

#TeqballFever #TeqballTrend #TeqballCraze #TeqballTrend #TeqballCraze In this podcast episode, we dive into the captivating world of Teqball with Ashley Newland and Kindall Kaufmann, AZ very own Teqball experts. We will talk about the latest sports craze sweeping across the globe. Join us as we explore the origins of this unique sport that combines soccer and table tennis, hear from passionate players about their experiences, and discuss the rapid rise in popularity. From its innovative gameplay to the mesmerizing skills displayed on the Teqball table, we unravel the secrets behind its appeal and discuss its potential impact on the world of sports. Whether you're a sports enthusiast or curious about emerging trends, this episode offers an exciting glimpse into the phenomenon that is Teqball. Tune in to uncover the excitement, strategy, and athleticism that make Teqball a must-watch and must-play sport! --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Aug 07, 2023
⚽️🚧 Out of Bounds: The Unruly Chaos at the Soccer Sidelines!

#SOCCER #YOUTH #SIDELINES #SOCCER #SIDELINES Welcome to the Coach Cameron Podcast LIVE show Episode E744, where we delve into the captivating world of youth soccer and shine a spotlight on the often entertaining, yet occasionally unruly, behavior of parents from the sidelines. Strap in, because we're about to witness an exhilarating journey through the highs and lows of passionate parental support! Join us as we pull back the curtain on the dramatic and, at times, comical moments that unfold on the soccer field sidelines. From enthusiastic cheers to exasperated shouts, we'll explore the full spectrum of emotions displayed by parents as they watch their young athletes take on the challenges of the game. In this riveting LIVE stream, we'll analyze and discuss the behaviors that can sometimes cross the line, showcasing the consequences of overzealous encouragement or inappropriate conduct. Our expert panel of sports psychologists, experienced coaches, and former players will share their insights, shedding light on the potential impact of parental involvement on young athletes and offering strategies for fostering a positive and supportive environment. Prepare to witness jaw-dropping moments of parental enthusiasm, where every goal is celebrated like a World Cup victory and every referee decision is scrutinized like a high-stakes controversy. We'll also examine instances of parental involvement that may disrupt the game's flow, including confrontations with referees, rival parents, or even their own child's coach. But it's not all about the unruly behavior! We'll also spotlight heartwarming displays of parental encouragement, highlighting the positive impact that engaged and supportive parents can have on their children's soccer journey. Through uplifting stories and interviews, we'll showcase the dedication, sacrifices, and unwavering love that parents bring to the sidelines. Whether you're a soccer enthusiast, a parent yourself, or simply curious about the dynamics of sideline behavior, this LIVE stream promises to be an eye-opening and thought-provoking experience. Get ready for an unfiltered look at the rollercoaster of emotions that unfold as parents navigate the world of youth soccer, providing an unmissable glimpse into the fascinating intersection of sports, family, and passion. Join us live as we explore the wild, unpredictable, and occasionally unruly world of parents on the soccer sidelines. Don't miss out on this captivating and enlightening journey – tune in now --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

Jul 10, 2023
Careful how you instruct the youth | YOUTH Soccer

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Jul 04, 2023
🚺💪🏻 Get Inspired by Keetley McLachlan's Insights on Women in Coaching | E743

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Jun 27, 2023
AZGK ACADEMY | E740 | Carmen Esnal | Jon Rohkoh | Giovanni Ocampo

#AZGK #GK #GOALKEEPERS Carmen Esnal enters her Fifth year as the Goalkeeper Coach of the Phoenix College Men's Soccer Program for the 2022-2023 season.  Esnal joined the Phoenix College Bears in 2017 after having coached three seasons at Glendale Community College. During her time at Phoenix College so far, she has assisted the program to accomplish two ACCAC Titles, one Region Title, and two National appearances. In addition to her coaching role and student-athlete support and development on and off the field, Esnal also assists the program with player recruitment, camps, clinics, leagues, and program logistics Nevertheless, Esnal has a substantial background in Youth Soccer, she is the Founder of AZGK Performance, as well as, the Director of Goalkeeping for Excel Soccer Academy and she is also a part of the Arizona Soccer Association Olympic Development Program coaching staff. Lastly, in her playing days, Esnal played two years at South Mountain Community College and finished her last two years at Grand Canyon University where she completed her educational journey with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in Physical Education and a Master in Business and Administration.  --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

1h 3m
Jun 05, 2023
Cali Farquharson | E739 | Women in Soccer

#NWSL #ASU #SOCCER Born in Yokota, Japan, Farquharson attended Shadow Mountain High School in Phoenix, Arizona where she was named the most valuable player of the girls' soccer team during her freshman season. She led the team in goals during her junior year. In 2012, she was named to the East Valley Tribune's all-Division II second team. Farquharson played club soccer for SC Del Sol '94 in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL). She was twice named to the league's All-Event Team. Arizona Sun Devils, 2012–2015 Farquharson attended Arizona State University from 2012 to 2015 where she played for the Arizona State Sun Devils. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

1h 7m
Jun 05, 2023
Julian Dragomir | Playmakers | E738 | Secrets to soccer development

#playmakers #dragomir #youthsoccer Julien Dragomir began his professional career with Benfica Academy in Lisbon, after being scouted as a club player in Phoenix, Arizona.  After many years with Benfica Academy, Julien signed with the Romanian Club, Poli Timisoara. ​ After his time playing in Europe, Julien returned to the United States to play for the Real Salt Lake Academy, in Casa Grande, Arizona and ultimately started his college career at Yavapai Community College. While at Yavapai Community College, Julien was ranked third in the nation in assists (14) and 11th in the nation in goals (19) and helped his team win the conference title in 2012.  After two (2) years with Yavapai Community College, Julien signed with the UNLV Rebels for the 2014-2015 season. ​ After playing for the UNLV Rebels, Julien finished his college career with a successful stint playing for the Montana State University Yellowjackets for the 2015-2016 season.  While at MSU, Julien was named to the D2CCA All-Region team after leading his conference in goals scored. Julien was additionally named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year and received first-team all-conference honors. ​ After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiological Sciences, Julien returned to playing professional soccer at FC Buffalo and Sporting Arizona.  Julien has been coaching elite level soccer development for six (6) years and is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA.  Using his experience in both European clubs and the United States youth and collegiate programs, Julien has developed a unique soccer development program that maximizes touches on the ball while allowing the player to prepare for real game experiences and maximize strategic awareness. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

1h 5m
May 23, 2023
Darren Toohey | E737 | Coaching Youth Soccer as a Parent

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May 16, 2023
Identifying Soccer Talent | Wolverhampton Wolves | E736

#wolverhampton #wolves #paytoplay Special guest Joe Hunt and Sean Briscoe from Wolverhampton Wolves are in studio to discuss the difference between america and the academy system in the UK. Joe Hunt More than 20 years of experience in the football profession, working for Premier League clubs in development, community and elite football. International experience in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia, currently overseeing football projects in North America, Asia, Europe and the rest of the world.    Former coach of teams within female and male elite structures at all ages. UEFA B Coach, FA Youth Coach, an effective manager and experienced operations professional. Sean Briscoe Experienced Football Coach with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Skilled in Soccer, Customer Service, Sports Management, Coaching, and Football. Strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Sports Development and Outdoor Recreation from Liverpool Hope University. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

May 08, 2023
Youth Soccer & the Fear of Failure | E735 | Freddy Haase

#STATECUP #YOUTHSOCCER #FREDDYHAASE Over the years, youth soccer has undergone a significant shift in focus, with many players and parents placing more importance on the league or club they belong to, rather than the actual competition itself. This shift has led to a decrease in the value placed on competitions such as state cup, as clubs and leagues prioritize their own interests and reputations over the success of their players. One of the main reasons for this shift is the increasing commercialization of youth soccer. As soccer has become more popular and lucrative, many clubs and leagues have become more focused on their own success and financial gain, rather than the development and success of their players. This has led to an emphasis on creating and promoting elite teams, rather than supporting all players and teams at all levels. In addition, many parents and players have become more focused on the perceived prestige of certain leagues and clubs, rather than the actual competition they are participating in. This has led to a culture where players are often more concerned with the name of the club or league they belong to, rather than the skills they are developing or the competitions they are playing in. The consequences of this shift in focus are significant. Players are often pushed to compete at levels that are beyond their abilities or developmental stages, leading to a lack of enjoyment and burnout. Additionally, the emphasis on the league or club can create a toxic environment, where players feel pressured to win at all costs, rather than focusing on their own development and teamwork. The decrease in the value placed on competitions such as state cup is also concerning. These types of tournaments provide young players with an opportunity to compete against their peers and showcase their skills on a larger stage. However, when clubs and leagues prioritize their own interests over the success of their players, these opportunities are often lost. To combat this trend, it is important to re-focus on the importance of competition and the development of all players, regardless of their skill level or the club or league they belong to. This means supporting players at all levels and providing opportunities for them to compete in tournaments and competitions that are appropriate for their abilities and developmental stages. It is also important to prioritize the development of sportsmanship and teamwork, rather than the win-at-all-costs mentality that is often associated with the commercialization of youth soccer. By creating a positive and supportive environment for young players, we can help to promote a love of the sport and a focus on individual and team development, rather than a focus on the league or club. In conclusion, the shift in focus towards the league or club, rather than the competition itself, is a concerning trend in youth soccer. By re-focusing on the importance of competition and player development, we can help to --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

1h 30m
May 05, 2023
Youth Soccer and the Never Ending Ponzi Scheme | E734

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1h 17m
Mar 28, 2023
US Club Soccer or State Soccer Association | E733 | What soccer league should I join

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Mar 20, 2023
PRO's & CON's of YOUTH SOCCER | E732 | Rick Tilmans

#YOUTHSOCCER #PAYTOPLAY #SOCCER Rick Tilmans Pros and cons of youth soccer in America  Develops Physical Fitness: Youth soccer is a great way for kids to stay physically active and healthy. It helps them to develop endurance, strength, speed, and agility. Teamwork: Soccer is a team sport, and it teaches kids how to work together as a team. This can help them develop good communication and social skills, as well as a sense of belonging. Builds Character: Playing soccer can help kids build character by teaching them important values such as perseverance, determination, and sportsmanship. Enhances Problem-Solving Skills: Soccer is a game that requires players to think on their feet and make quick decisions. This can help kids to develop problem-solving skills that will serve them well both on and off the field. Cultural Diversity: Soccer is a sport that is enjoyed by people from all over the world. Youth soccer in America can expose kids to different cultures and help them to appreciate diversity. Cons: High Cost: Youth soccer can be expensive, with costs including registration fees, equipment, and travel expenses. This can make it difficult for some families to afford. Time Commitment: Soccer requires a significant time commitment, with practices, games, and travel taking up a lot of time. This can make it difficult for kids to balance soccer with other activities and responsibilities. Burnout: Some kids may become burnt out on soccer if they are pushed too hard or feel too much pressure to perform. This can lead to them losing interest in the sport altogether. Injuries: Soccer is a physical sport, and injuries can occur. This can range from minor injuries such as sprains and bruises to more serious injuries such as concussions. Overemphasis on Winning: Some youth soccer programs may put too much emphasis on winning at all costs, which can be detrimental to the development of young players. This can lead to a focus on individual performance rather than teamwork and can cause unnecessary stress and pressure for the players. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

1h 16m
Mar 13, 2023
High School or club soccer with Dan Salas | E731

#soccer #coronadelsol #highschool #club From High school soccer is one of the most memorable times of an athlete’s career.  Playing alongside friends for four years on your home field is an experience unlike any other.  Bottom line, the camaraderie established in high school ball is difficult to replicate.  Depending on the size of your school, however, the competition may vary.  Prestigious private schools and large public schools often have an advantage over small public schools. Private schools will often recruit public school players, and large public schools have a prospective field of thousands to choose from.   Club Soccer is somewhat like an all-star team, and the rosters are typically composed of players from multiple high schools.  The old adage may not ring true across the board, but more often than not, the best high school players also play club soccer. Typically, club soccer is more competitive than high school.  Club teams will often play year-round, so the kids that sign up for it are typically more committed to soccer as their main sport.  This fact immediately raises the level of internal competition. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

1h 32m
Mar 06, 2023
US Soccer club divide | 730 | Kenny Laird

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Mar 05, 2023
Megan Kirker & Lexi Aguilar | girls soccer perspective | E729

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Mar 05, 2023