This page includes articles, thoughts, and essays on various topics related to athletic and personal development. Topics range from expositions on talent and talent development, to coaching methodology, to leadership theory, to soccer concepts, and more.
Arsene Wenger of Arsenal FC is quoted as stating "the day you stop learning is the day you stop teaching." FC Wisconsin Eclipse embraces this philosophy whole-heartedly. We expect our coaches to constantly expand their knowledge and improve their effectiveness in order to constantly improve their ability to teach and develop the next generation of players. Many of the philosophies of FC Wisconsin Eclipse are included within the articles on this page.
Beyond educating coaches, it is critical for youth soccer clubs to also provide information and education to parents of aspiring athletes. Being a parent of an aspiring athlete is very different and requires a unique mindset and focus. It is our hope that these articles provide thoughts that will help player development through improved parent education and understanding.