Soccer Island Musings

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Welcome to Soccer Island Musings, our brand new Tiny Troops Soccer blog! We are proud to showcase and feature content for parents of our Tiny Troopers. Read on to learn the latest physical activities you can do at home with your toddler or preschooler. Learn more about soccer and child development and personal stories from our coaches and staff.  Whether it's helping your little one to adjust to playing soccer for the first time, a fun craft, or a delicious treat, we've got you covered! We strive to provide quality blog content for all parents. 

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4 Characteristics of a Great Soccer Coach

By Tiny Troops | May 24, 2022

4 Characteristics of a Great Soccer Coach by Amy Schweizer CEO and Founder of Tiny Troops Soccer Being a soccer coach is more than having practice plans and a cool polo shirt. Yes, those are important. Think about most of the coaches you  may have had throughout your life. Maybe it was a coach in…

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Healthy Snacks – 4 Great Options for Your Family

By Tiny Troops | May 18, 2022

Healthy Snacks – 4 Great Options for Your Family by Peyton Maechtle Miramar Coach Getting little ones to eat something can be hard enough, let alone something healthy. Here at Tiny Troops Soccer, we know all too well the battle of “one more bite.” That’s why we decided to collaborate with our team to share…

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Craft Time: Traveling Letter

By Tiny Troops | April 26, 2022

Craft Time: Traveling Letter By Coach Rachel Moravec Fort Bragg Coach & Tech Specialist These days, toddlers and preschoolers often experience loved ones being far away or deployed. It can be very hard for them to understand why they can’t see this person, or why they are away. This craft is a cute way to…

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My First Soccer Practice

By Tiny Troops | April 12, 2022

My First Soccer Practice By Annie Burton Director of Coaching at Tiny Troops Soccer Picture this: I’m five years old and I have a new soccer uniform – including new cleats and shin guards. I even have a new soccer ball! I’ve been talking about soccer practice all week. Practice day comes and I’m geared…

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Early Childhood Development: Five Reasons Why Tiny Troops Soccer is Important

By Tiny Troops | March 29, 2022

Early Childhood Development: Five Reasons Why Tiny Troops Soccer is Important  By: Coach Blair Tiny Troops Soccer Administrative Assistant Playing sports is an excellent way to keep kids happy and healthy. Exposing children to sports, like soccer, at a young age is a great benefit to their overall development. Tiny Troops Soccer does this, with…