Free Kindle Download of “Earn a Soccer Scholarship”

"Earn and Keep a Soccer Scholarship the USA" will be free to download on Kindle this weekend running from Saturday September 5th to Sunday September 6th. The book includes a fantastic foreword by Jim Conroy, who has sent hundreds of players on scholarships to the US. The book also includes advice for athletes looking to... Continue Reading →

June 16th Book Launch at Navan Library

  I'm delighted to confirm that there will be an official book launch held in Navan library on June 16th at 7pm. Jim Conroy and Danny Crowley are the guests of honor as we look to recognize their great contribution to Irish football over the years at Colaiste Ide through the Association Football course. From... Continue Reading →

Tweets in Review

This week "Tweets in Review" highlights tweets (aka knowledge bombs) from Kevin Carr on "keeping the window open", Movement as Medicine on why to "tone down" instead of "cool down", a book from yours truly on soccer scholarships & Colaiste Ide in Dublin, Adam Bornstein on the importance of sleep and weight loss and another... Continue Reading →

Earn & Keep a Soccer Scholarship to the USA

After hearing about the decision to stop running the Association Football course at Colaiste Ide I decided the work done by Jim Conroy and Danny Crowley needed to be highlighted. Jim wrote an excellent prologue that sets the book up nicely. I also include ways to prepare yourself physically for the challenge ahead and also... Continue Reading →

What’s your Favorite Retro Football Jersey?

What are some of the best retro football jerseys you remember? I recently came across an old jersey I wore playing U-16 football in Ireland (pictured below). That got me thinking back to some of my favorite football jerseys that were around back in the eighties, nineties and early 2000's. My personal favorites include Liverpool's... Continue Reading →

The Week in Review

A few things worth mentioning this week include Elsbeth Vaino on the Half Kneeling Position, football supporters in Germany, Lance Armstrong and a quote for all coaches and players from Chris Doyle. 1. Coaching the Half Kneeling Position Elsbeth Vaino from Custom Strength goes through a guide to the half kneeling position in this video... Continue Reading →

Favorite Football Boots of all time?

By Jonathan Carroll What's your favorite football boot? Let's face it, everyone who has played football, or soccer if you're American, has a favorite make of brand of boot they like to wear. My love affair with Adidas started when I was in primary school in Ireland. A good friend of mine, John Smith came... Continue Reading →

Leadership, Discipline, & Community – The Night Hawk Way

I came across a great article from Jason Hendrix titled "Leadership, Discipline and Community - The Night Hawk Way". The article details the rise of the Thomas University men's soccer program on the eve of their opening game of the National Championship against St. Andrews University. The game is at 12.30pm EST and a live... Continue Reading →

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