Quick Review of Law 11: Offside for Parents and Volunteer Coaches

Ok, pop quiz for parents and coaches of youth soccer players: For U10 and U9 matches with the new build out line….where can an offside offense occur on the pitch? I’ll have the answer at the end. A lot of parents lose their minds if not familiar with this age group rule! Here’s a quick…

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How Far Does a Soccer Ref Run During a Tournament Day?

I’m 18 months into reffing youth soccer matches here in Bucks County, PA. I’ve enjoyed the continual process of learning about the Laws of the Game in match situations. The game is so different from U8 level up through U16 (my experience so far) in terms of skill, speed and yes, aggression! One question I am asked…

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REM = Junior Golf Tournaments

Chapter 2 of “Music and Bands that Remid Me of Friends”.  Mike Farber, I think of you every time I hear an REM song, especially anything off  the first 3 albums. Thank you for your friendship over all these years.  Fun fact – Woodmont Country Club is a client of mine! I vividly recall our…

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2015 Golf Stats Review

I never thought I’d get almost 1/4 of my 2015 rounds played in December (3)!   13 total rounds, 234 holes played. I walked 9 of those for an estimated total of 144,000 steps, or about 63 miles, give or take.     Not a ton of time for practice, but I did ocassionally get in…

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