This week on OTB, Tom Cotter is back to sit in with Kevin and Sam for a conversation with Ian Barker, former (as of this week) director of coaching education for United Soccer Coaches. Together they discuss the upcoming Coaches Convention in Kansas City, how coaching and training have evolved across the ten years Ian spent in the position, and why his next move may be a return to the NCAA game.
What is Over The Ball with Kevin Flynn and Chris Chamides?
A podcast dedicated to everything soccer - from an American perspective. NCAA to MLS, Premier league to World Cup, our expert hosts and analysts dig into the latest news, the biggest controversies, the most spectacular plays, and the strategies that drive today's game of soccer. Both ex-professional soccer players turned obsessive fans, Kevin Flynn is a celebrated stand-up comedian, and Chris Chamides is the head coach for the LMU NCAA Women's soccer team. Even to this day, they eat, sleep, and drink the game of soccer. Join their conversation, or simply sit back and enjoy the dialogue, as they opine on the game, the leagues, the players, the coaches, and the passion that defines the world's game. Nobody and no topic is off-limits. So step onto the pitch weekly with OTB.