Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast https://www.soccerns.ca NS Soccer Organization Tue, 07 Jul 2020 19:15:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.15 Soccer Nova Scotia Provincial Soccer Association community based podcast looking at the beautiful game across Nova Scotia. The podcast will focus on discussing the latest news, events & opportunities, discussions with special guests ranging from professional staff, coaches, players, officials, administrators, volunteers, parents & more. Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast clean Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast coach@soccerns.ns.ca coach@soccerns.ns.ca (Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast) Community podcast to discuss the beautiful game in Nova Scotia Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast http://www.soccerns.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/You-beauty.jpg https://www.soccerns.ca You Beauty, S5E05 – Nkem Ezurike & Tyler Simmons https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e05-nkem-ezurike-tyler-simmons/ Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:08:43 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=14106 https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e05-nkem-ezurike-tyler-simmons/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e05-nkem-ezurike-tyler-simmons/feed/ 0 In this week's episode, Nkem and Tyler teach us about: Black History in Nova Scotia Playing soccer as the only Black players on the team Positives of having a Black coach as a role-model within their playing journeys Racial microaggressions that exist in our sport Current resources & meeting places to further educate us on Black History in Nova Scotia Thanks so much to Nkem Ezurike and Tyler Simmons for taking the time to have this conversation. Resources mentioned during the episode: Black Cultural Centre - http://web1.bccnsweb.com/ Africville Museum - https://africvillemuseum.org/ Black Loyalist Heritage Centre - https://blackloyalist.novascotia.ca/    In this week’s episode, Nkem and Tyler teach us about:

  • Black History in Nova Scotia
  • Playing soccer as the only Black players on the team
  • Positives of having a Black coach as a role-model within their playing journeys
  • Racial microaggressions that exist in our sport
  • Current resources & meeting places to further educate us on Black History in Nova Scotia

Thanks so much to Nkem Ezurike and Tyler Simmons for taking the time to have this conversation.

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In this week's episode, Nkem and Tyler teach us about: Black History in Nova Scotia Playing soccer as the only Black players on the team Positives of having a Black coach as a role-model within their playing journeys In this week's episode, Nkem and Tyler teach us about:<br /> <br /> Black History in Nova Scotia<br /> Playing soccer as the only Black players on the team<br /> Positives of having a Black coach as a role-model within their playing journeys<br /> Racial microaggressions that exist in our sport<br /> Current resources & meeting places to further educate us on Black History in Nova Scotia<br /> <br /> Thanks so much to Nkem Ezurike and Tyler Simmons for taking the time to have this conversation.<br /> <br /> Resources mentioned during the episode:<br /> <br /> Black Cultural Centre - http://web1.bccnsweb.com/<br /> Africville Museum - https://africvillemuseum.org/<br /> Black Loyalist Heritage Centre - https://blackloyalist.novascotia.ca/ <br /> <br />   Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast 40:23
You Beauty, S5E04 – Brad Lawlor https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e04-brad-lawlor/ Mon, 08 Jun 2020 20:02:48 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=14103 https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e04-brad-lawlor/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e04-brad-lawlor/feed/ 0 In this week’s episode, Brad and I make sense of: The lead up to the decision to cancel formalized competition structures for Summer 2020 Attempting to find footing to move forward within an uncertain time Risk, as it's currently impacting our ability to move forward in a safe and engaging manner Not to rapid-fire, rapid-fire questions   In this week’s episode, Brad and I make sense of:

  • The lead up to the decision to cancel formalized competition structures for Summer 2020
  • Attempting to find footing to move forward within an uncertain time
  • Risk, as it’s currently impacting our ability to move forward in a safe and engaging manner
  • Not to rapid-fire, rapid-fire questions

 

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In this week’s episode, Brad and I make sense of: The lead up to the decision to cancel formalized competition structures for Summer 2020 Attempting to find footing to move forward within an uncertain time Risk, In this week’s episode, Brad and I make sense of:<br /> <br /> The lead up to the decision to cancel formalized competition structures for Summer 2020<br /> Attempting to find footing to move forward within an uncertain time<br /> Risk, as it's currently impacting our ability to move forward in a safe and engaging manner<br /> Not to rapid-fire, rapid-fire questions<br /> <br />   Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast 36:53
You Beauty, S5E03 – Wil Van Hal https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e03-wil-van-hal/ Mon, 25 May 2020 14:32:04 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=14079 https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e03-wil-van-hal/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e03-wil-van-hal/feed/ 0 In this week's episode, Wil and I make sense of: Wil's relationship to sport and soccer Volunteerism in sport What children are missing What children are not missing What parents are missing Using the principle of, "maximizing the potential of the present" when delivering and organizing sport in the current climate Not so rapid-fire, rapid-fire questions Quote of the week, "Keep moving and try to maintain a sense of well-being." Enjoy. In this week’s episode, Wil and I make sense of:

  • Wil’s relationship to sport and soccer
  • Volunteerism in sport
  • What children are missing
  • What children are not missing
  • What parents are missing
  • Using the principle of, “maximizing the potential of the present” when delivering and organizing sport in the current climate
  • Not so rapid-fire, rapid-fire questions

Quote of the week, “Keep moving and try to maintain a sense of well-being.”

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In this week's episode, Wil and I make sense of: Wil's relationship to sport and soccer Volunteerism in sport What children are missing What children are not missing What parents are missing Using the principle of, In this week's episode, Wil and I make sense of:<br /> <br /> Wil's relationship to sport and soccer<br /> Volunteerism in sport<br /> What children are missing<br /> What children are not missing<br /> What parents are missing<br /> Using the principle of, "maximizing the potential of the present" when delivering and organizing sport in the current climate<br /> Not so rapid-fire, rapid-fire questions<br /> <br /> Quote of the week, "Keep moving and try to maintain a sense of well-being."<br /> <br /> Enjoy. Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast 1:03:30
You Beauty, S5E02 – Mike Whyatt https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e02-mike-whyatt/ Mon, 11 May 2020 15:01:50 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=14053 https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e02-mike-whyatt/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/you-beauty-s5e02-mike-whyatt/feed/ 0 Today we connect with Mike Whyatt, Executive Director at Halifax City Soccer Club. We chat about: What is a club? Developing an organization that is doing more than only providing soccer programs. Trying to bring people together during this time - adapting based on current constraints. Achieving Halifax City’s Vision in the time of Convid. Cultural & physical design constraints to neighbourhood play. Setting individual improvement goals. Allowing for individual starting points when speaking about individual development + much much more. Stay on until the end to hear about Mike's favourite stops along his travels in our Rapid Fire section. Today we connect with Mike Whyatt, Executive Director at Halifax City Soccer Club. We chat about:

  • What is a club?
  • Developing an organization that is doing more than only providing soccer programs.
  • Trying to bring people together during this time – adapting based on current constraints.
  • Achieving Halifax City’s Vision in the time of Convid.
  • Cultural & physical design constraints to neighbourhood play.
  • Setting individual improvement goals.
  • Allowing for individual starting points when speaking about individual development + much much more.

Stay on until the end to hear about Mike’s favourite stops along his travels in our Rapid Fire section.

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Today we connect with Mike Whyatt, Executive Director at Halifax City Soccer Club. We chat about: What is a club? Developing an organization that is doing more than only providing soccer programs. Today we connect with Mike Whyatt, Executive Director at Halifax City Soccer Club. We chat about:<br /> <br /> What is a club?<br /> Developing an organization that is doing more than only providing soccer programs.<br /> Trying to bring people together during this time - adapting based on current constraints.<br /> Achieving Halifax City’s Vision in the time of Convid.<br /> Cultural & physical design constraints to neighbourhood play.<br /> Setting individual improvement goals.<br /> Allowing for individual starting points when speaking about individual development + much much more.<br /> <br /> Stay on until the end to hear about Mike's favourite stops along his travels in our Rapid Fire section. Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast 53:38
SNS, You Beauty – Season 5 Episode 1 https://www.soccerns.ca/sns-you-beauty-season-5-episode-1/ Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:21:14 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=14033 https://www.soccerns.ca/sns-you-beauty-season-5-episode-1/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/sns-you-beauty-season-5-episode-1/feed/ 0 Well, wouldn't you know it Soccer Nova Scotia? We are actually in season 5. The first episode in this year's slew of podcasts shines a light on Linday van Kessel, a community leader & champion out of Hebbville, Nova Scotia. Over the years Lindsay has given his time to all matters of development including club, district, and provincial level programming. Currently, Lindsay is the President of Thunder FC, a community club in Lunenburg County. We discuss the following items in our attempt to make sense of the current reality: Technology & boredom Guardians & children playing Community sport & life lessons Well, wouldn’t you know it Soccer Nova Scotia? We are actually in season 5.

The first episode in this year’s slew of podcasts shines a light on Linday van Kessel, a community leader & champion out of Hebbville, Nova Scotia. Over the years Lindsay has given his time to all matters of development including club, district, and provincial level programming. Currently, Lindsay is the President of Thunder FC, a community club in Lunenburg County.

We discuss the following items in our attempt to make sense of the current reality:

  1. Technology & boredom
  2. Guardians & children playing
  3. Community sport & life lessons
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Well, wouldn't you know it Soccer Nova Scotia? We are actually in season 5. - The first episode in this year's slew of podcasts shines a light on Linday van Kessel, a community leader & champion out of Hebbville, Nova Scotia. Well, wouldn't you know it Soccer Nova Scotia? We are actually in season 5.<br /> <br /> The first episode in this year's slew of podcasts shines a light on Linday van Kessel, a community leader & champion out of Hebbville, Nova Scotia. Over the years Lindsay has given his time to all matters of development including club, district, and provincial level programming. Currently, Lindsay is the President of Thunder FC, a community club in Lunenburg County.<br /> <br /> We discuss the following items in our attempt to make sense of the current reality:<br /> <br /> Technology & boredom<br /> Guardians & children playing<br /> Community sport & life lessons Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast 45:24
Soccer Nova Scotia, You Beauty! https://www.soccerns.ca/soccer-nova-scotia-you-beauty/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 16:55:06 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=13994 https://www.soccerns.ca/soccer-nova-scotia-you-beauty/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/soccer-nova-scotia-you-beauty/feed/ 0 Nova Scotia, we are back! To connect, to engage, to entertain, to make sense of our current reality. Looking forward to the dialogue ahead. Nova Scotia, we are back! To connect, to engage, to entertain, to make sense of our current reality. Looking forward to the dialogue ahead.

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Nova Scotia, we are back! To connect, to engage, to entertain, to make sense of our current reality. Looking forward to the dialogue ahead. Nova Scotia, we are back! To connect, to engage, to entertain, to make sense of our current reality. Looking forward to the dialogue ahead. Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast 1:50
Scott Firth (HFX Wanderers) https://www.soccerns.ca/scott-firth-hfx-wanderers/ Sat, 31 Aug 2019 13:20:38 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=13542 https://www.soccerns.ca/scott-firth-hfx-wanderers/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/scott-firth-hfx-wanderers/feed/ 0 Season 4 Episode 3 (S4Ep3) is with Scott Firth (HFX Wanderers) on his current journey as Nova Scotia youth player to CPL professional player . Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) & Scott chat about the following: His memories playing grassroots & youth soccer His experience in the inaugural CPL season The historic first CPL win against Forge FC The support of his family We are also giving away five pairs of two tickets for the FC Edmonton fixture on September 28th game. To win simply retweet or share the new episode and we will randomly select the winners. Season 4 Episode 3 (S4Ep3) is with Scott Firth (HFX Wanderers) on his current journey as Nova Scotia youth player to CPL professional player . Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) & Scott chat about the following:

  • His memories playing grassroots & youth soccer
  • His experience in the inaugural CPL season
  • The historic first CPL win against Forge FC
  • The support of his family

We are also giving away five pairs of two tickets for the FC Edmonton fixture on September 28th game. To win simply retweet or share the new episode and we will randomly select the winners.

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Season 4 Episode 3 (S4Ep3) is with Scott Firth (HFX Wanderers) on his current journey as Nova Scotia youth player to CPL professional player . Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) & Scott chat about the following: - Season 4 Episode 3 (S4Ep3) is with Scott Firth (HFX Wanderers) on his current journey as Nova Scotia youth player to CPL professional player . Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) & Scott chat about the following:<br /> <br /> His memories playing grassroots & youth soccer<br /> His experience in the inaugural CPL season<br /> The historic first CPL win against Forge FC<br /> The support of his family<br /> <br /> We are also giving away five pairs of two tickets for the FC Edmonton fixture on September 28th game. To win simply retweet or share the new episode and we will randomly select the winners. Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast clean 40:52
Working with Parents in Sport (S4Ep2) https://www.soccerns.ca/working-with-parents-in-sport-s4ep2/ Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:12 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=13444 https://www.soccerns.ca/working-with-parents-in-sport-s4ep2/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/working-with-parents-in-sport-s4ep2/feed/ 0 Season 4 Episode 2 (S4Ep2) is with Gordon Maclelland (Working with Parents in Sport) on the bridging the relationship between club/coach & parent. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) and Gordon chat about: Why the need for the WWPIS platform Understanding the WWPIS platform & available resources WWPIS global family Popular WWPIS articles/resources For information on WWPIS and how to join the club scheme click here We are also giving away Wanderers tickets to a suite for the September 28th game. To win retweet @SNS_You_Beauty a topic of interest OR a favourite episode which you want to hear more about Season 4 Episode 2 (S4Ep2) is with Gordon Maclelland (Working with Parents in Sport) on the bridging the relationship between club/coach & parent. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) and Gordon chat about:

  • Why the need for the WWPIS platform
  • Understanding the WWPIS platform & available resources
  • WWPIS global family
  • Popular WWPIS articles/resources

For information on WWPIS and how to join the club scheme click here

We are also giving away Wanderers tickets to a suite for the September 28th game. To win retweet @SNS_You_Beauty a topic of interest OR a favourite episode which you want to hear more about

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Season 4 Episode 2 (S4Ep2) is with Gordon Maclelland (Working with Parents in Sport) on the bridging the relationship between club/coach & parent. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) and Gordon chat about: - Season 4 Episode 2 (S4Ep2) is with Gordon Maclelland (Working with Parents in Sport) on the bridging the relationship between club/coach & parent. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development) and Gordon chat about:<br /> <br /> Why the need for the WWPIS platform<br /> Understanding the WWPIS platform & available resources<br /> WWPIS global family<br /> Popular WWPIS articles/resources<br /> <br /> For information on WWPIS and how to join the club scheme click here<br /> <br /> We are also giving away Wanderers tickets to a suite for the September 28th game. To win retweet @SNS_You_Beauty a topic of interest OR a favourite episode which you want to hear more about Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast clean
Skill Centres https://www.soccerns.ca/skill-centres/ Thu, 27 Jun 2019 17:30:52 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=13323 https://www.soccerns.ca/skill-centres/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/skill-centres/feed/ 0 Season 4 Episode 1 (S4Ep1) is with Julia Burton (Grassroots Development Manager) on the hot topic of Skill Centres. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Julia chat about the following: Understanding the Childs needs and Skill Centres The myths around Skill Centres The early success stories on Skill Centres Challenges & solutions with Skill Centres For information on Skill Centres contact Julia: grassroots@soccerns.ca We are also giving away 8 Wanderers tickets to a suite for the September 28th game. To win predict the scores of the next four games and tweet @SNS_You_Beauty: July 1st - vs Edmonton July 6th - vs York FC July 10th - vs Ottawa Fury July 13th - vs Calgary FC Season 4 Episode 1 (S4Ep1) is with Julia Burton (Grassroots Development Manager) on the hot topic of Skill Centres. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Julia chat about the following:

  • Understanding the Childs needs and Skill Centres
  • The myths around Skill Centres
  • The early success stories on Skill Centres
  • Challenges & solutions with Skill Centres

For information on Skill Centres contact Julia: grassroots@soccerns.ca

We are also giving away 8 Wanderers tickets to a suite for the September 28th game. To win predict the scores of the next four games and tweet @SNS_You_Beauty:

  • July 1st – vs Edmonton
  • July 6th – vs York FC
  • July 10th – vs Ottawa Fury
  • July 13th – vs Calgary FC
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Season 4 Episode 1 (S4Ep1) is with Julia Burton (Grassroots Development Manager) on the hot topic of Skill Centres. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Julia chat about the following: - Season 4 Episode 1 (S4Ep1) is with Julia Burton (Grassroots Development Manager) on the hot topic of Skill Centres. Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Julia chat about the following:<br /> <br /> Understanding the Childs needs and Skill Centres<br /> The myths around Skill Centres<br /> The early success stories on Skill Centres<br /> Challenges & solutions with Skill Centres<br /> <br /> For information on Skill Centres contact Julia: grassroots@soccerns.ca<br /> <br /> We are also giving away 8 Wanderers tickets to a suite for the September 28th game. To win predict the scores of the next four games and tweet @SNS_You_Beauty:<br /> <br /> July 1st - vs Edmonton<br /> July 6th - vs York FC<br /> July 10th - vs Ottawa Fury<br /> July 13th - vs Calgary FC Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast clean
UDFC Podcast https://www.soccerns.ca/udfc-podcast/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:27:30 +0000 https://www.soccerns.ca/?p=13079 https://www.soccerns.ca/udfc-podcast/#respond https://www.soccerns.ca/udfc-podcast/feed/ 0 Season 3 Episode 6 (S3Ep6) is with UDFC staff: Adam Miller (Director of Soccer), Mesut Mert (Director of Performance) & Zach Bauld (Director of Skill Centres). Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Nino Kovacevic (Strategic Development Manager) & the UDFC staff chat about the following: UDFC's first year reflection Creating club culture away from soccer The removal of tryouts The adoption of Skill Centres The initial interaction with Canada Soccer Club Licence Season 3 Episode 6 (S3Ep6) is with UDFC staff: Adam Miller (Director of Soccer), Mesut Mert (Director of Performance) & Zach Bauld (Director of Skill Centres). Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Nino Kovacevic (Strategic Development Manager) & the UDFC staff chat about the following:

  • UDFC’s first year reflection
  • Creating club culture away from soccer
  • The removal of tryouts
  • The adoption of Skill Centres
  • The initial interaction with Canada Soccer Club Licence
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Season 3 Episode 6 (S3Ep6) is with UDFC staff: Adam Miller (Director of Soccer), Mesut Mert (Director of Performance) & Zach Bauld (Director of Skill Centres). Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Season 3 Episode 6 (S3Ep6) is with UDFC staff: Adam Miller (Director of Soccer), Mesut Mert (Director of Performance) & Zach Bauld (Director of Skill Centres). Listen to Mike Whyatt (Soccer Nova Scotia Director of Development), Nino Kovacevic (Strategic Development Manager) & the UDFC staff chat about the following:<br /> <br /> UDFC's first year reflection<br /> Creating club culture away from soccer<br /> The removal of tryouts<br /> The adoption of Skill Centres<br /> The initial interaction with Canada Soccer Club Licence Soccer Nova Scotia You Beauty Podcast clean