Play. Inspire. Unite.
The Play Inspire Unite Podcast is an interview series which features conversations with influential people from within Ontario Soccer and the Ontario Soccer membership. Discussing issues which impact the province, it's designed to highlight the work of those who are showing us how to Play, Inspire and Unite others in our community.
This week, Chris Loucks, Regional Manager of Player Development at Ontario Soccer, joins us to talk about the Ontario Soccer landscape, the challenges that coaches face and the way to keep players in the game longer.
1:00 - Where did your desire to work for Ontario Soccer come from?
1:50 - What are some of the things you are hoping to achieve by working with us at Ontario Soccer?
3:09 - What is a typical week like for you as a Player Development Manager?
4:12 - What was your experience been like in this role so far when going out into the community?
6:06 - As a collective, how we keep keeps in the game longer?
7:30 - What are some of the best practices for coaches to keep kids in the game longer?
9:19 - Why is it that small clubs benefit so much from LTPD?
11:19 - What resources would a small club be lacking that LTPD helps them gain?
13:14 - What can Ontario Soccer improve on and what have we done well?
15:50 - Why did you feel you needed to share this kind of thought process with your Twitter community?
18:43 - What is your social experience generally? What is your ultimate goal by sharing on social media?
21:22 - What are some interesting stories attached to your tattoos?