The Future of the United States Mens Soccer Team

Last week, the United State Soccer Federation named former United States soccer star, Brian McBride as General Manager of the USMNT. McBride is a living legend in the US soccer folklore. McBride is a great choice and is a bright spot in the federation, as his vast experience in both European Soccer and MLS soccerContinue reading “The Future of the United States Mens Soccer Team”

Roman Martin, San Diego, California | Committed to UCLA Soccer

Roman Martin – UCLA Soccer | The Kicking SystemOver the course of the summer, Roman Martin, from La Jolla Country Day School (San Diego, CA), and formerly of Wake Forest has signed to play for the UCLA Bruins for the fall of 2017. This is a great accomplishment for Roman and being a TKS studentContinue reading “Roman Martin, San Diego, California | Committed to UCLA Soccer”

San Diego County Field Goal/Punting Stat Leaders 2017: Week 2 TKS Blue Chip Kicking Report #BCKR #TKS

Welcome back to Week #2 Blue Chip Kicking Report. This week we are highlighting kickoffs.  Brent Hewitt from Santa Fe Christian and Seth Hayes from St. Augustine HS. Seth a younger brother of TKS Alum Trey Hayes (UC Irvine Soccer and Albion PROS) has seven touch backs on the season thus far. Impressive numbers toContinue reading “San Diego County Field Goal/Punting Stat Leaders 2017: Week 2 TKS Blue Chip Kicking Report #BCKR #TKS”

San Diego County Field Goal/Punting Stat Leaders 2017: Week 1 TKS Blue Chip Kicking Report #BCKR #TKS

As a renewed effort to include specialists (kickers/punters) into the spotlight in San Diego county. The Kicking System is establishing a weekly blog to capture: stats, news, articles and much more. This week TKS kicker, Blake Khaleghi from La Jolla Country Day School (San Diego, CA) went 2 for 2 on field goals and kickedContinue reading “San Diego County Field Goal/Punting Stat Leaders 2017: Week 1 TKS Blue Chip Kicking Report #BCKR #TKS”

Donald Casey, San Diego HS, GNK Dinamo Trial

Southern California Sports Desk Staff Writer, Jacob Jones Currently, Southern California’s Donald Casey, who was a San Diego ALL-CIF soccer team selection, is on trial with the U19 Junior GNK Dinamo Zagreb team and is training in at the Nogomenta Skola Dinamo at their Maksimir training facility. GNK Dinamo currently a Europa League team andContinue reading “Donald Casey, San Diego HS, GNK Dinamo Trial”

 Brazil Versus Croatia: Match Preview

 TKS Staff Writer On the opening day of the 2014 World Cup, the Croatian national team goes into Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo as heavy underdogs. As the host country, Brazil is favored in the opening match at 11-1 odds and will be playing in front of an expected home crowd of 65,000. But theContinue reading ” Brazil Versus Croatia: Match Preview”

Private Kicking Lesson: James Sherman – Montgomery, Alabama

The Kicking System had the privilege of working with high school kicker James Sherman on an individual session.  James is a rising senior, from Montgomery, Alabama.  Interestingly, James’s family are good friends with Bill Walton, (The former NBA Great) and staying at his house during their brief visit to San Diego. James was referred to CoachContinue reading “Private Kicking Lesson: James Sherman – Montgomery, Alabama”

San Diego Kicking Coach working with Portland Kicker

Owen from Portland, Oregon has been working with the Kicking System for the past week while visiting San Diego. During today’s session he showed some strides in both his punting and field goal technique. By the end of the session Owen was getting a few punts to turn over and had some solid field goalsContinue reading “San Diego Kicking Coach working with Portland Kicker”

Nick Sloan, Navy Football – TKS Student Meets President

  Last week, Nick Sloan, formerly of Scripps Ranch HS and current kicker for the Naval Football team had a chance to meet President of the United States Barack Obama.The Midshipmen football team visits White House to accept Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy from the president.  

Kicking up a Storm: TKS Students Kick thru the winter

During the winter months in San Diego, numerous TKS soccer players and kickers made tremendous progress.  With great weather all winter long (besides a few rain drops) TKS students took advantage of the situation. The beginning of the winter, we had numerous college kickers and alumni come back and have private lessons, culminating with WinterContinue reading “Kicking up a Storm: TKS Students Kick thru the winter”