Wednesday, August 15, 2018


John O'Sullivan, author of "Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids" and founder of the Changing the Game Project, will be visiting Gulf Coast Soccer on Saturday, August 20th for a series of workshops to support our club. The Changing the Game Project is an effort which strives to provide parents and coaches with the information and resources necessary to make sports a healthy, positive, and rewarding experience for their children. John is a nationally recognized speaker and one of the most sought after experts in field of optimizing the youth sports experience for players and parents. Below is a schedule of talks for parents, coaches and administrators. You are welcome to attend as many as you like, but we hope everyone will attend at least one for their primary role. If you have any questions about this event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


10:30 - 11:30am - Family Workshop: Creating a High-Performing Mindset in Our Kids

  • How to Keep Your Kids in Sports!
  • How to Give your Child a Competitive Edge
  • To Push and Praise Your Kids to Perform Well
  • 3 Ways to Change Your Kids Sports Experience for the Better
  • How To Motivate Your Kids to Take Ownership for Sports
  • How to Help, and not Hinder, Their Performance Through the Things You Say and Do

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11:30-12:00pm - Book signing, meeting with parents

12:30-1:30pm -  Coaches Workshop: Beyond the X's and O's...Leadership Secrets of the Worlds Most Successful Coaches

  • Secrets of Great Leadership
  • Communicating with Players
  • Knowing Your Athletes
  • Building Trust with Athletes and Parents
  • The Art of Coaching (Teaching)

1:30-2:00pm - Book signing, meeting with coaches

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3:30-5:00pm - Administrators Workshop: Creating a Value Based Organization  

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