Newton Girls Soccer

It's been a while since I mentioned that I used to coach high school soccer in Newton, IA.  Well in the last couple weeks they've made me so proud to have been a part of the program.  The class that that was freshman the last year I coached, are now Seniors...

Soccer: Thoughts from games 1 & 2

I got a chance to make it to the girls opener last Thursday. It was fun to watch them beat Marshalltown. I don’t think we ever beat Marshalltown like that when I was coaching. They played well together and had some fun at the same time. I also can’t...

Soccer: Season Kick-off

       I’m now counting down the hours until I get to see my first Newton Girls Soccer game of 2009 and it happens to be the season opener, which is even better.  Last year was tough, it was my first year out of coaching and I had to...

Newton Soccer 2009

It doesn't seem like it was 2 years ago, but I used to spend about 6 months getting ready for tomorrow.  The first day of practice for High school soccer in Iowa.  I coached the girls high school team in Newton for 5 years.  For some reason they...

Nebraska plays soccer?

I made it to my first couple girls high school games out here and I’m definitely impressed. The big city has some good teams. Nebraska is one of the other few schools that play HS soccer in the spring. Strangely enough for us Iowans, they play softball in the...