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Coaches And Parents Seeing Through A Child’s Eyes

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Scott Snyder has been with AYSO (@AYSO_Soccer) since 2012, holding the position of AYSO Player Development and Technical Advisor in the Coaching Department. During this time he has helped the National Coaching program reach new heights by rewriting the national curriculum for volunteer coaches, developing coaching workshops and creating communications for volunteer coaches to keep AYSO at the forefront of youth soccer education.

Snyder in this video encourages coaches and parents to take off their "adult-tinted glasses" and see things through players' eyes. Speaking in terms children will understand and appealing to them with stories and "colorfully painted" images in the language used at practices and games goes a long way toward creating a positive coaching environment.