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Congratulations to BO Mavericks 95 and BO United 99 on 3rd place finishings in Norcal NPL Champions League!

Congrats on NPL Champions League 3rd places finishings for EBU Bay Oaks Mavericks 95 (U18B) and  EBU Bay Oaks United 99 (U14B)!

Mavericks 95 standings
United 99 standings

April 1st, 2014|Team News|0 Comments

East Bay United has been selected to participate in the elite U.S. Soccer Development Academy

EBU Bay Oaks added to a new USDA Club for the U13/U14 boys and becomes part of the US Soccer’s elite academy program.

EBU Bay Oaks Joins U.S. Soccer Development Academy

April 1st, 2014|Club News|0 Comments

EBU Bay Oaks & Elite Scouting Network Partner to Provide College Recruiting Tools

EBU Bay Oaks College Bound players get benefit of a using a platform that enables every player to research potential colleges and maintain their Indivual CollegeRoadMap

EBU Bay Oaks & Elite Scouting Network Partner to Provide College Recruiting Tools

March 1st, 2014|Club News|0 Comments

EBUSC Partners with My Yute Soccer

Our club is founded on the belief that all kids, regardless of their socio-economic background, should have the opportunity to learn from our world class coaches, develop a love for soccer and build leadership skills that extend beyond the field. That is why approximately one-third of our players receive some form of economic aid […]

October 1st, 2012|Club News|0 Comments

Preparing Kids for Tryouts, and Rejections

Responsible Sports published this guide to helping kids through the tryout process.

Tryouts can be very tough on youth athletes.  We know that tryouts are part of the youth sport experience at some point during a youth athlete’s career.  (To be sure, we acknowledge the debate about when tryouts – at what age and what level […]

March 28th, 2012|Soccer News|0 Comments

Why Ice May Be Bad For Sore Muscles

The New York Times discusses an article in the journal Sports Medicine which suggests that for sore muscles, ice is not always the panacea that most of us believe it to be and that, in some instances, it can be counterproductive.  The bottom line: don’t ice if you’re planning on exercising or playing again right […]

January 9th, 2012|Soccer News|0 Comments

Put Best Coaches at Youngest Ages

Check out this interview with Mustang’s Fred Wilson on his views on soccer coaching and the different needs of the different age groups:

“…you put your best coaches with the youngest ages. Those coaches know how to run a practice where the kids are learning but their minds are on how much fun they’re having.”

December 21st, 2011|Soccer News|0 Comments

The Power of Positive Coaching

This article was originally published on the New York Times website:

by DAVID BORNSTEIN

Imagine you’re coaching a big soccer game, against an undefeated team that has beaten your team in all your previous matches. Your 11-year-olds are playing well and are ahead. Then, in the closing minutes, the official makes a bad call that goes against […]

November 10th, 2011|Soccer News|0 Comments

Sideline coaching — Dump the GPS and let the kids drive

This article appeared originally on Youth Soccer Insider by Scott Nelson.

While observing U7 games a few seasons ago I got into a conversation with a disgruntled parent. It turns out that this parent was constantly being told to stop coaching from the sidelines by the team’s actual coach. This parent felt justified “getting involved” from […]

November 10th, 2011|Soccer News|0 Comments