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Thoughts on the adult soccer league?

Original post made by Kids Coach, Midtown, on Jul 25, 2012

It turns out I'm going to be helping to coach my 7 year old son's soccer team. Apart from playing recreationally in the neighborhood as a kid, I don't have any real organized team playing experience. I know that probably doesn't matter too much coaching in AYSO at this age group and that I'll be fine helping out with drills and practices for the kids.

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Posted by palo alto mom
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jul 25, 2012 at 10:26 am

I don't have any suggestions for the adult soccer league, but you may want to recruit a couple older kid soccer players for a few practices (or more) to help you set up and run some drills. I think the HS kids can get community service hours for helping not to mention that the little guys will think its cool!

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Posted by common sense
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 25, 2012 at 11:15 am

You should try the Palo Alto Adult Soccer League ( "B" level. I found teams are generally supportive, good sports, and accepting of those new to the game.