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Soon to be Soccer Mom to Soon to be Soccer Coach....WHAT?!?!
September 3, 2013 at 6:10 PM

So I have signed my 4 year old up for soccer. He is my youngest so is super excited that he can participate in a sport finally! Our Rec Council either charges you per child per sport to opt out of volunteering or you have to volunteer to help during their events. I thought ehhh I can help be an assist coach since I will most likely be there.....guess what Ive been notified that I am the coach now LOL. This shall be interesting!!! hahablank stare

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  • countrymomma81
    September 3, 2013 at 7:51 PM

    Same thing happened to me before. My husband usually gets roped into coaching our son's teams (especially soccer and football) and I'm usually team mom but I got asked to help out with the U-5 age group the very first year my daughter played. It was fun and we came out 2nd:)

  • JennasMom2
    September 3, 2013 at 8:29 PM

    haha! That is awesome! I'm sure you'll be fine!! My son is starting soccer this year also, my daughter used to play and my husband coaches so we're a soccer family, lol. Good luck!!

  • mumsy2three
    September 3, 2013 at 8:31 PM

    Good luck and have fun!

  • Lisha77
    by Lisha77
    September 3, 2013 at 8:33 PM
    This happens all the time. This is the first football season my husband hasn't been called to coach. Have fun!
  • CountryGrlAtHrt
    September 3, 2013 at 10:15 PM
    Good luck and have fun
  • mjimaging
    September 3, 2013 at 11:11 PM
    That happened to me in Wyoming when we lived there. They knew I could play hockey, I've played over twenty years. When the night coach, DD's team coach, got kicked out of the rink for a year for fighting! They begged me to coach. I said I didn't want to, I know nothing of coaching they insisted they would help out. Well they didn't, and no matter what I did parents were unhappy. I vowed, never again. I know the game, I can play the game, very well in fact, but a coach I am not. I can coach goalies, that's easy.

    Good luck. The parents I had were brutal, maybe yours will be nice.
  • Pukalani79
    September 3, 2013 at 11:47 PM

     That happened to us as well.  Have fun with it!

  • letstalk747
    September 3, 2013 at 11:51 PM

    whoa , could be really fun

  • AMRios
    by AMRios
    September 4, 2013 at 2:15 PM

    Good luck... I signed my husband up to coach my sons soccer team and our other sons baseball team... Thought I was being sneaky and getting out of doing it myself but little did I know he deployed the entire season! I was 7 months pregnant with a 1.5 year old coaching a 7 year olds soccer team then running to the next sport to coach a 5 year olds baseball team... Very overwhelming!

  • KylesMom409
    September 4, 2013 at 3:35 PM
    Good luck and enjoy! :)

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