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GP Soccer Podcast is hosted by Giovanni Pacini, a noted expert in the areas of player, goalkeeper, and coach development. He is a United Soccer Coaches Master Coach and serves as a National Staff and National Goalkeeper Staff Coach for the organization. He is the United Soccer Coaches State Director for MA, NH, and RI as well. Pacini is a USYS East Region Staff Coach and oversees training for NH North ODP. In addition, he enjoyed a highly successful career as a collegiate soccer coach for over 25 years. Pacini hosted the Direct Kick radio show in the Boston area for a number of years and is now combing a love for radio and passion for the sport of soccer. The central theme will be player and coach development, but the broadcast will include soccer news and issues from across the globe. Interview guests will be a main feature as Pacini believes that the podcast can serve as the voice for many great many professionals in the game looking to share their message.

GP Soccer Podcast is hosted by Giovanni Pacini, a noted expert in the areas of player, goalkeeper, and coach development. He is a United Soccer Coaches Master Coach and serves as a National Staff and National Goalkeeper Staff Coach for the organization. He is the United Soccer Coaches State Director for MA, NH, and RI as well. Pacini is a USYS East Region Staff Coach and oversees training for NH North ODP. In addition, he enjoyed a highly successful career as a collegiate soccer coach for over 25 years. Pacini hosted the Direct Kick radio show in the Boston area for a number of years and is now combing a love for radio and passion for the sport of soccer. The central theme will be player and coach development, but the broadcast will include soccer news and issues from across the globe. Interview guests will be a main feature as Pacini believes that the podcast can serve as the voice for many great many professionals in the game looking to share their message.
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United States

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GP Soccer Podcast is hosted by Giovanni Pacini, a noted expert in the areas of player, goalkeeper, and coach development. He is a United Soccer Coaches Master Coach and serves as a National Staff and National Goalkeeper Staff Coach for the organization. He is the United Soccer Coaches State Director for MA, NH, and RI as well. Pacini is a USYS East Region Staff Coach and oversees training for NH North ODP. In addition, he enjoyed a highly successful career as a collegiate soccer coach for over 25 years. Pacini hosted the Direct Kick radio show in the Boston area for a number of years and is now combing a love for radio and passion for the sport of soccer. The central theme will be player and coach development, but the broadcast will include soccer news and issues from across the globe. Interview guests will be a main feature as Pacini believes that the podcast can serve as the voice for many great many professionals in the game looking to share their message.

Twitter:

@gpacini155

Language:

English

Contact:

617-968-1800


Episodes

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Arni Gudnasson

9/17/2019
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Welcome to the GP Soccer Podcast! Today's show features host Giovanni Pacini interviewing call in guest Arni Gudnasson, the Director of Youth Development for the Icelandic soccer club- Fimleikafelag Hafnarfjordur (FH). This wide ranging interview features topics relating to the soccer culture in Iceland as well as methods practiced by coaches in the country. If you'd like to advertise on the GP Soccer Podcast, contact Giovanni Pacini at gp4soccer@yahoo.com or at 617-968-1800. Connect with...

Duration:01:06:11

GP Soccer Podcast Topic: "Why We Coach".

9/10/2019
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Welcome to the GP Soccer Podcast with host Giovanni Pacini. This episode features Giovanni Pacini discussing the question- "Why we coach". If you'd like to connect with the GP Soccer Podcast, e-mail the GP Soccer Podcast Mailbag at gp4soccer@yahoo.com. The only rule is that all e-mails be civil in nature. If you'd like to advertise on the GP Soccer Podcast, contact Giovanni Pacini at 617-968-1800 or via e-mail at gp4soccer@yahoo.com.

Duration:00:39:23

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Dr. Bill Steffin

9/3/2019
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Welcome to the GP Soccer Podcast! Host Giovanni Pacini interviews Dr. Bill Steffin who is a professor of Exercise and Sport Science at Wingate University and is a member of the United Soccer Coaches National Staff and National Goalkeeper Staff. Dr. Steffin's insight relative to the area of sport science and player development is impressive and a must listen. Connect with the GP Soccer Podcast via the GP Soccer Podcast Mailbox by e-mailing gp4soccer@yahoo.com. The only rule is that all...

Duration:00:57:33

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Renato Capobianco

8/26/2019
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Welcome to the GP Soccer Podcast! Host Giovanni Pacini interviews Renato Capobianco who is the Head Mens Soccer Coach at Regis College in Weston, MA. Coach Capobianco was the former assistant with the United States Mens National Team and served in the same capacity in MLS. Listeners interested in connecting with the show may do so via the GP Soccer Podcast Mailbag! E-mail host Giovanni Pacini at gp4soccer@yahoo.com and the only rule is that all e-mails be civil in nature. Contact Giovanni...

Duration:01:15:31

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Dr. Wayne Wescott

8/20/2019
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Welcome to the GP Soccer Podcast! Host Giovanni Pacini interviews Dr. Wayne Wescott, Professor of Exercise Science at Quincy College in Quincy, MA. Dr. Wescott is a very highly acclaimed expert in the area of exercise physiology and science and has produced numerous studies related to health and fitness. He is the author of "Youth Strength Training coauthored with Dr. Avery Faigenbaum; one of the foremost publications related to strength and conditioning for young people. This is a must...

Duration:01:07:34

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Dr. Jay Martin

8/13/2019
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Welcome to the GP Soccer Podcast! Today's show features GP Soccer Podcast host Giovanni Pacini interviewing Dr. Jay Martin. Dr. Martin is the highly successful Head Mens Soccer Coach at Ohio Wesleyan University and editor of the United Soccer Coaches Journal. This wide ranging interview covers Dr. Martin's career, his role with United Soccer Coaches, player development, and the role of collegiate soccer in the US development scheme. Folks wishing to connect with the GP Soccer Podcast may do...

Duration:00:53:35

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with United Soccer Coaches National Diploma Candidates

8/6/2019
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Welcome to the GP Soccer Podcast! This week's GP Soccer Podcast features an on location interview with four coaching candidates from the United Soccer Coaches National Diploma Course conducted at Curry College in June, 2019. Lauren DeSousa, Kate Lima, Julia Weithofer, and Megan Hendrie were selected for the broadcast as they represent the exciting future of young ladies entering the soccer coaching profession. The timing was perfect as the interview was conducted while the FIFA Womens World...

Duration:00:44:26

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Felicity Day.

7/30/2019
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WELCOME TO THE GP SOCCER PODCAST! Host Giovanni Pacini of the GP Soccer Podcast interviews Felicity Day! Felicity is the Director of Education for FCUSA Massachusetts. She was the long time director of the John Smith Soccer Academy and also serves as a National Staff Coach for United Soccer Coaches.

Duration:00:46:58

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Darius Shirzadi

7/23/2019
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WELCOME TO THE GP SOCCER PODCAST! Today's GP Soccer Podcast features a terrific interview with Darius Shirzadi! Darius is the founder and director of Project Goal, an organization which provides academic support amongst young people from the inner city and who also have an extraordinary passion for the game of soccer. Through academic incentive, these wonderful young players are then allowed to take part in the soccer portion of the program. His work with Project Goal has garnered attention...

Duration:00:50:13

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Marcus DiBernardo

7/16/2019
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This episode of the GP Soccer Podcast features an interview with Marcus DiBernardo, the highly successful Head Mens Soccer Coach at Monroe College in New Rochele, NY. Host Giovanni Pacini and Marcus discuss at length his research and application of the cognitive aspects of the game. Monroe College under his guidance has cemented itself as one of the most successful NJCAA soccer programs in recent junior college history. Enjoy the show!

Duration:00:51:42

GP Soccer Podcast Womens World Cup and US Opening Match

6/11/2019
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Today's GP Soccer Podcast features commentary on the US's opening match against Thailand and the issue of blow out scores. Host Giovanni Pacini goes on to deliver an overview of the tournament as well as analysis of women's sports in general as compared to their male counterparts. GP Soccer Podcast now features the "Mail Bag" where listeners can e-mail in with questions and commentary of which if worthy, shall be addresses on the show. The only (strict) rule of the GP Soccer Podcast Mail...

Duration:00:30:26

GP Soccer Podcast Interview with Ian Barker

6/5/2019
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GP Soccer host Giovanni Pacini interviews United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Education, Ian Barker.

Duration:00:50:09

GP Soccer Podcast Introduction and Pay to Play

6/4/2019
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Welcome to the first GP Soccer Podcast! Host Giovanni Pacini will be covering the world of soccer primarily through the lens of player and coach development. Listeners will enjoy a series of guests from across the soccer spectrum as the show looks to offer differing voices on some of the most important issues in the game today; particularly here in the US. The show will feature an "Offsides" segment with commentary on issues that need to be addressed, both good and bad. The "Mail Bag" allows...

Duration:00:39:43