Joey L. Mills


I Don’t Know A Thing About Soccer And Now I’m Coaching My Daughter’s Team.

How a self-described ‘geek’ dad took over his daughter's soccer team and surprised everyone

We are not “sports family.” That’s not to say that no one living under this roof has never played competitive sports. I played six years of football in school. My wife played volleyball and basketball. We both sampled a variety of sports from the local little league buffet when growing up. Sports aren’t foreign to us. We understand their place in a healthy lifestyle, in a community’s pride, and the role they can play in a local economy. We get that they can be an expression of what’s going on in society at large. That people can rally around their country’s best amateur athletes every fourth summer or winter.

We just don’t care.

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