Toronto Mike

Soccer Dad: The Early Years


I talk to fathers of older kids and they're constantly at soccer tournaments or soccer practices.  It seems they spend most their weekends during the summer driving their kids to soccer and watching them play.

Here's a glimpse into my introduction to soccerpalooza.  This morning I woke up early to take the kids to James' soccer tournament at Rennie Park.  He played four games, a good time was had by all and he scored a trophy and some pizza at the end.  I'm not sure which reward was more cherished.

James enjoys his soccer.  Boy is he going to be disappointed when I tell him soccer is for girls and it's time to focus his energies on perfecting the art of shortstop.  Just kidding.... sort of...

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