Kids In Teams

Being a Role Model

9 situations to avoid during a game

Steve Jenkins - Thursday, July 30, 2015

A must read article and checklist for any budding Kids In Teams Coach read more

My 10 Year Old Role Model - The little hero with a big heart.

Steve Jenkins - Thursday, February 12, 2015

Many of us Australians had our own highlight during the recent Asian Cup. Mine, through my contacts as Head of Coaching at Brighton Soccer Club, was to meet a young man by the name of Mac Millar.  read more

Life Lessons for the Young and Impressionable

Steve Jenkins - Friday, January 02, 2015

In the work force or in the family home, in a sports team or part of a local volunteer group, most of us are lucky enough to work with other people to achieve a defined outcome.
If one person is not pulling their weight or does not make a significant contribution then some members of the team are adversely influenced by this. The outcome is compromised. read more

Who's to Blame

Steve Jenkins - Thursday, September 18, 2014

Even in 2014 the "acceptable" behaviour of the so called sports supporter is as low as it gets.We see, hear and endure.  read more


Steve Jenkins - Thursday, August 28, 2014

Never miss an opportunity to encourage and nurture a child - help them to become the best person they can be. This is the underlying theme of what Kids in teams is all about. Sport, especially football, can be a mirror of life and can be used as a positive influence in a child's life. Sadly for some kids it may be the only one they have. Coaches have no idea what really goes on inside a child's head. The child may see this coach as a mentor, an adult who cares. Its really important to keep this in mind at all times. The coach has to set a good example, behave appropriately at all times, notice the contribution each child makes.  read more

Never Underestimate a child

Steve Jenkins - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Australia V Chile - What will you remember ?

Steve Jenkins - Saturday, July 05, 2014

Imagine what is going through the mind of each player as they wait for the national anthem before the opening group game in the world cup. Since the team qualified the players have counted down the days and prepared with numerous friendlies and training camps. Do they notice the ball boys and girls or the kids lucky enough to walk out onto the pitch with them. read more