Setting Your Soccer Goals for 2024

Goalkeeper Training

Setting goals can be an overwhelming process to start. There are many different directions on how and why to set goals. Whatever your current stage as a soccer athlete setting new goals for 2024 is essential to improving. As the saying goes “Life is a journey, not a destination.” This is very true in your…

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4 Ways for Parents to Inspire their Youth Soccer Player

Soccer Family

It seems everywhere we turn these days, kids are spending more time alone and less time with other kids. Soccer and other youth sports are ways to keep your kids involved, learning interpersonal skills, staying fit and making new friends. At first, soccer may seem like an easy way to get involved but as the…

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Steamboat Soccer Academy is more than a summer soccer camp

SSA at Steamboat Pilates and Yoga

We hear it every year. SSA really is a different soccer camp with more than 20 years of history and tradition of helping youth soccer players of all ages get better as a soccer player and create long-lasting, positive memories that reach beyond the lines of the soccer field. The Steamboat Soccer Academy takes place…

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6-vs-6 Tournament

SSA 6-vs-6 Tournament under lights at Ski Town Fields

Steamboat Soccer Academy has offered a unique soccer camp experience for thousands of participants over the years. Through our daily sessions, we create opportunities for players to gain new skills and understanding of the game of soccer. Each evening, we bring our players together for small sided games to apply the skills they have learned…

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Help Your Child Elevate Their Soccer Skills

Coaching Soccer Players on one knee

The new soccer season is here. In every new season, there is an opportunity for every player to establish new habits to have fun, work hard, develop and play to their max. As a parent, you may often feel like only a cheerleader or chauffeur for your player. Here are just a few ways you…

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What does it take to play college soccer? What college coaches say

Girls playing soccer in Regis gear

We asked college coaches what are the most important skills soccer players need to be successful in their prospective programs. Their answers might not be exactly what you would think. What collegiate coaches value in their players is not just performance-based skills, however, life and character skills are equally important. Trevor Wachsman, Associate Head Coach at…

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Preparing and training for spring soccer

Spring Soccer Training

Spring soccer season is just around the corner and you want to make it your mission to be the most prepared player on your team. That preparation begins now! A big part of the preparation is physical conditioning, but that is only one piece. Honing in on a strong soccer mentality and developing your personal…

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Steamboat Soccer Alumni Launch indoor Tournament

Steamboat Futsal Turf - Photo By Joel Reichenberger

Steamboat Soccer Academy Coach and Steamboat Soccer Club Technical Director Hobey Early isn’t letting the snow keep Steamboat away from the world’s game. Earlier this month, SSC installed a brand new indoor futsal soccer turf at the Mountain Village Montessori Charter School. The new turf will allow players of all ages to continue to compete…

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10 habits that will earn you more playing time

Female Coach working with player

A challenge that every player will experience, at some point in his or her playing career, is a lack of playing time. Playing time comes down to a player’s abilities, a player’s attitude, a coach’s tactics, and an opponent’s style of play. When it comes to playing time, the best thing a player can do…

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