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  1. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    The way I read the chart, cross country & track get a TOTAL of 12.6 scholarships. Not each. Lacrosse? I have no idea.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 4:45 PM
  2. sam_gordon liked jvgnj's post in the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    For your own sanity, do not spend a lot of time watching internet clips of supposed 5-6 year old prodigies and comparing your kid.

    Jan 22, 2020 at 4:43 PM
  3. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    But how does that justify twice the scholarships? Obviously football and basketball bring in the money, so I get why 80%+ of their...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 12:35 PM
  4. sam_gordon replied to the thread Eddie Johnson on the state of youth soccer.

    But the parents who are coaching basketball, football, and baseball more than likely PLAYED the sport when they were younger. I'm about...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 12:33 PM
  5. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    Well, I picked ND just because it was the first one I thought of that I knew had a hockey team. There are state schools that have it also.

    Jan 21, 2020 at 12:21 PM
  6. sam_gordon attached a file to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    Here's the limits for men: [ATTACH] Women can be found on the same page: http://www.scholarshipstats.com/ncaalimits.html As far as...

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  7. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    As far as I know, they can spread the scholarships however they want. Going back to when I worked for my college football team, the...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 9:41 PM
  8. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    So next time a club says that to you, ask them what the odds are of your child getting a full ride scholarship. Ask them the last time...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 3:42 PM
  9. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    Another thought... what would you think if someone said "no, he doesn't have the potential to play in college."? That you need to have...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 11:38 AM
  10. sam_gordon replied to the thread Eddie Johnson on the state of youth soccer.

    We are talking youth ages, right? Who coaches? Who pays the refs? Where do you get the fields? Sure, you can MAYBE get parents to...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 10:41 AM
  11. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    I'd say every child on that field, even the ones who don't touch the ball, has the potential to play in college if they keep practicing....

    Jan 20, 2020 at 10:35 AM
  12. sam_gordon replied to the thread Running and Cardio - yay or nay?.

    Or you can teach them to play smarter. Or you teach them (you should teach EVERYONE) that scoring isn't the be all, end all.

    Jan 19, 2020 at 8:27 PM
  13. sam_gordon replied to the thread Eddie Johnson on the state of youth soccer.

    Can players train on their own and figure out how to play and how not to? Sure. But where do they put that training to test? Pick up...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 2:37 PM
  14. sam_gordon replied to the thread Is "foot-tennis" a good idea?.

    The teams my kids have been with have played foot tennis a number of times. But I don't think it was before U11/U12.

    Jan 17, 2020 at 5:55 AM
  15. sam_gordon replied to the thread Any skills from Snowboarding transfer over?.

    I heard/read somewhere that if you want to have your team jog around the field to warm up, no problem, but why not have them do so with...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 1:22 PM