Soccer Coaching Blog

Michler wins NFHS Coach of the Year for 2018-19

Michler wins NFHS Coach of the Year for 2018-19

The NFHS, which has been recognizing coaches through an awards program since 1982, honors coaches in the top 10 girls sports and top 10 boys sports (by participation numbers). Winners of NFHS awards must be active coaches during the year for which they receive their...

Terry Michler: Coach of the Year 2019

Terry Michler: Coach of the Year 2019

Congratulations to Dutch Soccer Vision's Co-Founder, Coach Terry Michler for winning the 2019 USA Today "Boys Soccer Coach of the Year" award. Coach Michler has had a tremendous impact on the soccer world. He has created a body of coaching success that is legendary....

The Dutch move on to the Future

The Dutch move on to the Future

The Dutch made it further than most expected, but now it's time to work on bringing up the next group of players.  A thing at which they excel.   FIFA article here...

Netherlands Feels Familiar World Cup Heartache

Netherlands Feels Familiar World Cup Heartache

This article by Brian Strauss of Planet Futbol on SI.com gives us a decent summary of Dutch Football over the last few years. Strauss points out that the Dutch are "renowned for their precision and comfort with the ball" and then goes on to say, correctly, that The...

Dutch Soccer Coach: Remco ten Hoopen (NEC Nijmegen)

From Coach Terry Michler... During the CBC Dutch Tour International Soccer Program recent spring trip to Holland (3-16 to 3-27, 2011), we paid a return visit to the professional club NEC Nijmegen, of the Dutch Eredivisie. We have met a wonderful man there named Remco...

Dutch Soccer Vision: How to get kids to love Soccer.

Dutch Soccer Vision: How to get kids to love Soccer.

Most coaches say “I want to teach my players to love the game.” That’s an awesome goal, but how do you do that? First, you must know that you can’t “make” your players love soccer. Just like you can’t “make” someone love anything. As the coach, it may be better to...

Dutch Soccer Coach Frank De Boer with Ajax

Dutch Soccer Coach Frank De Boer with Ajax

Dutch Soccer Coach Frank De Boer talks with FIFA.com...... As the Amsterdam sun beats down on one of Ajax’s many pristine training pitches, ex-Netherlands defender Frank de Boer, complete with crossed arms and impenetrable stare, keeps a watchful eye on the final...