Coaching, Player Development, SFYS


With sense. Activity isn’t far away. Some clubs within San Francisco and the Bay Area are returning to play in different ways, but we wanted to share some insights we’re reading about, and have focused on with our #PlaySFYS programming at home. 1 – Player preparation.April 29 we posted a blog on the recommended focus… Read More #returntoplay

Coaching, Player Development

Volunteer Power – Coach Damian Molinari

Part 6 of ‘Volunteer Power’ introduces the awesome Damian Molinari. Damian has coached for multiple seasons and the reasons, aside from the obvious “I’ll help out”, are incredibly powerful and rewarding. WhyListen as Damian shares his why for starting a team and just some of the immediate benefits for the community and relationships. FlexibilityPlayers from… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Damian Molinari

Fields & Permits, Global Game, Player Development, Team Management

Volunteer Power – Kelly Porpora

Part 5 of the ‘Volunteer Power’ series introduces Kelly Porpora! Kelly started off as a team manager 9 years ago and hasn’t looked back! Throughout the episode, listen to Kelly talk about her experience from working with parents, to making sure the players belong. We also explore: Team Manager ToolsThe tools that she uses, and… Read More Volunteer Power – Kelly Porpora

Coaching, Player Development

Volunteer Power – Coach Heather Murdoch

Heather Murdoch joined our Director of Programming, Lee Dunne, for another installment of ‘Volunteer Power’. Heather coaches her kids, and is heavily involved with her school (Peabody) and helps other teams administratively. Heather is also the newest addition to the SFYS Board of Directors! The DifferencesHeather shares her approach and ideas for coaching Coaching to… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Heather Murdoch