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    The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series "The Method" by Oliver Platt from November 7, 2020. It's something that we as coaches in all of our programs have all faced especially at the post-secondary level: How do we get the most out of young players, to bring the most out of their talents and abilities. Challenges on the field: A higher level with a greater speed of thought and play;...

    HFX Wanderers FC coach Stephen Hart at The Island Games. Courtesy of (CPL/Chant Photography) Story courtesy of CANPL website https://canpl.ca/article/hfx-wanderers-fc-boss-stephen-hart-wins-cpl-coach-of-the-year-award by CHARLIE O’CONNOR-CLARKE, DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR (@CHARLIEJCLARKE) November 26, 2020 No CPL team saw their stock rise in 2020 more than HFX Wanderers FC, whose magical run at The Island Games in PEI ended in a CPL Final appearance, just one year after finishing at the bottom of the league table. In recognition of that incredible turnaround, Wanderers coach Stephen Hart was...

    Courtesy of CanPL https://canpl.ca/article/fc-edmonton-names-alan-koch-new-coach-director-of-football-operations Original story November 24, 2020 by John Molinaro, CANPL Director of Content (@JOHNMOLINARO): https://canpl.ca/article/fc-edmonton-names-alan-koch-new-coach-director-of-football-operations There’s a new man in charge at FC Edmonton. The Eddies unveiled Alan Koch as their new head coach and Director of Football Operations on Tuesday, a move that sees the club officially move on from the Jeff Paulus era. Koch becomes the fifth coach in FCE history dating back to the team’s tenure in the NASL. FC Edmonton hired Koch following a two-month...

    The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series "The Method" by Oliver Platt from October 22, 2020. Courtesy of OneSoccer: https://news.onesoccer.ca/article/the-method-vol-3-how-to-win-in-knockout-football-ft-bobby-smyrniotis-david-edgar It has been a remarkable run for a club in its second year of existence. Since last year’s Concacaf League kicked off on August 1, two-time Canadian Premier League champions Forge have played 10 matches in a knockout or playoff format. The club from Hamilton has won seven of them, losing just one — an...

    The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series "The Method" by Oliver Platt.  Courtesy of OneSoccer: https://news.onesoccer.ca/article/the-method-vol-2-the-art-of-the-team-talk-ft-pa-modou-kah-stephen-hart In the second instalment, Oliver Platt from OneSocccer explores the "Art" of the team talk with Pacific FC's Pa-Madou Kah and Halifax's Stephen Hart. The Do's and Don'ts of how to effectively deliver a message.   It was the team talk heard across Prince Edward Island. In a win-or-go-home scenario, Pacific coach Pa-Modou Kah had watched his team fail to register...

    FC Edmonton defender Kareem Moses addresses the team. (CPL/Chant Photography)Photo Courtesy of https://canpl.ca/article/fc-edmonton-hires-eric-newendorp-as-new-club-president-and-gm Edmonton November 2, 2020 Courtesy of the files of canpl.ca: https://canpl.ca/article/fc-edmonton-hires-eric-newendorp-as-new-club-president-and-gm by CANPL.CA STAFF NEWS There’s a new man in charge at FC Edmonton. On Monday, team owners Tom Fath and Dave Fath announced the hiring of Eric Newendorp as the club’s new president and general manager. Newendorp, a 52-year-old native of Moore, Oklahoma, will immediately assume his duties with FC Edmonton. “We’re very excited to welcome Eric to the...

    Courtesy of OneSoccer: Cavalry FC head coach Tommy Wheeldon Jr. (Photo: Nora Stankovic) The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series by Oliver Platt.  In the first edition of The Method, Oliver Platt from OneSocccer explores a new series of discussions with the coaches and executives shaping our own professional domestic league.  First up, Cavalry head coach and general manager Tommy Wheeldon Jr. (pictured) and York9 president Angus McNab to take us through the signing of players and building of...

    Jeff Paulus addresses his team during their game vs. Forge FC. (Photo: CPL / Chant Photography) Courtesy of the files of canpl.ca: https://canpl.ca/article/fc-edmontons-vacant-coaching-role-who-will-succeed-jeff-paulus story byMARTY THOMPSON, DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR (@MARTYTHOMPSON_) 2020-09-30 FC Edmonton brass is picking up the pieces after a tumultuous 2020 Canadian Premier League season. Jeff Paulus stepped down as Edmonton coach last week, which means one of eight CPL coaching roles is temporarily vacant. The move wasn’t necessarily a shock — Paulus himself said during The Island Games that he felt...

    After a tumultuous two season in charge of FC Edmonton, Jeff Paulus has stepped down from his head coach position. Jeff Paulus addresses his team during their game vs. Forge FC. (Photo: CPL / Chant Photography) Paulus and the club made the announcement Monday, two weeks after the club was eliminated from the CPL Island Games tournament. He finished with a record of 8-9-18 as the head coach of the Eddies.  https://twitter.com/jeff_paulus/status/1308123613933969408?s=20 This will bring an end to an eight-year run...