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“ My coach would make the changes I suggested ! It was really an honor and proud moment to be recognized in that way ,” adds Liam .
When Liam was a senior in high school , he was asked by the Director of the Richmond Hill Soccer Club if he would like to take on a U9 Boy ' s team . He jumped at the opportunity and has coached every season since , along with summer and winter camps . “ I want to pursue my coaching career and continue to work my way through my coaching licenses . I aim to promote soccer , both in this community and beyond .”
Liam spends a considerable amount of time planning his practice sessions and preparing for games . He says he likes to have a solid plan so that everything runs as smoothly as possible and ensures the players are learning and developing . He credits the coaching license he is currently working towards helping him with such planning and preparation , and also evaluating and reflecting afterwards .
" I love the kids I work with and I love the game . I will always show up and do my best for both .” It is obvious that he very much enjoys sharing his knowledge with others , the epitome of one who has found their calling in coaching . “ I want to develop players and help them achieve their own goals ,” Liam says about what he thinks his future holds .
He is planning to create his own 3v3 team next summer in hopes that young players can experience the fun and excitement that he had as a part of the RH Savage team , who brought home back-to-back National Championships in 2017 and 2018 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Florida . “ Taking my own team to Nationals would be the optimum goal ,” he exclaims !
Liam says he ’ s been blessed with a soccer-mad family who love the sport . “ The game has brought us together on many occasions and we ' ve made memories that will last forever . I ’ ve been lucky to play alongside best friends and to have had coaches and mentors who taught me many things both inside and
outside of soccer .”
CONGRATULATIONS COACH ! •
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