A podcast about Beach Soccer with the intent to further expose people to the sport. I look to explain what makes the game so fascinating to watch and even more enjoyable to play. Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer
With me on this episode is United States Beach Soccer Captain and Player/Coach of the Tacoma Stars, Nick Perera. Perera and I talk about his time growing up in Europe, how small-sided fútbol became Nick’s bread and butter, and how he got involved with beach soccer at the national level. Follow on Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer for more beach soccer content.
With me on this episode is England and Team Great Britain national player Katie James. Katie and I discuss her experience playing for Portsmouth FC both on the grass and sand, how playing on multiple surfaces has helped improve her technical ability, and what it felt like to reach the World Beach Games Final with Team GB. Follow on Instagram @FullOnBeachSoccer for more beach soccer content.
With me on this episode is Chris Toth, current goalkeeper for the United States Beach National Team and MASL club, the Ontario Fury. Toth and I discuss how his indoor game compliments his game on the sand, his experiences playing abroad in Hungary in their beach soccer league, as well as how dangerous a goalkeeper can be in beach soccer through some miraculous goal scoring stories of his own. Follow on Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer for more beach soccer content.
With me on this episode is Ryan Futagaki, who has recently retired from the United States Beach National Team. Ryan and I discuss his playing experience for the national team on both the sand and grass, his time at UCLA, and how with the right mentality and grit ,young players can be successful throughout their career. Stay tuned in as we finish our chat with Futagaki’s endeavors for beach soccer growth, more specifically with the Women’s side. Follow on Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer for more beach soccer content.
The North American Sand Soccer Championships is a huge beach soccer event held in Virginia Beach, Virginia that attracts participants from all over the country and even other parts of the world. I sit down with Director of Operations Matt Whalen & Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Soccer Council Lauren Bland, as we discuss the early history of this tournament, and all of the benefits it has on the surrounding community and the growth of this beautiful game. Follow on Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer for more beach soccer content.
For this episode, I sit down with Head Coach of the USWBNT & Assistant Coach of the USMBNT, Francis Farberoff! Francis goes through his experiences as a player for beach clubs like the Seattle Sounders and Corinthians. He also describes his experience with the United States National team as both a player and coach. Francis has co-founded FBS FC, a youth club in Florida where he incorporates beach soccer into their trainings, and closes out with his opinion on national tournaments and what young players should be doing to reach the next level in their game.
For this episode, I talk with Shahbaaz Kara, Captain and CRO of Canada Beach Soccer. Shahbaaz and I talk the history of CBS and their journey to becoming a nationally recognized sport in Canada. We also discuss their participation in the Italian Beach Soccer Tour and how invested they are in the future of beach soccer, starting with the youth. Follow and share if you enjoyed! Direct messages are open for comments and suggestions on Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer #SpreadTheSand
For this episode, I talk with Megan Wharton who captains the US Women’s Beach National Team. Her and I discuss how she started playing beach soccer, her experience being a part of the very first US Women’s Beach National Team, and her vision for the future of beach soccer in the US, specifically engaging the youth and more playing opportunities such as tournaments and leagues. Follow and share if you enjoyed! Direct messages are open for comments and suggestions on Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer #SpreadTheSand
A podcast about Beach Soccer with the intent to further expose people to this growing sport. I look to explain what makes this game so fascinating to watch and even more enjoyable to play. Instagram: @FullOnBeachSoccer