When Kiera was told ‘no’.

Kiera is a player with passion for soccer that knows no bounds. As a youngster she faced adversity through cancer that led to her becoming a leg amputee. A significant barrier for most and especially for someone hungry to continue playing soccer, a sport she had grown up playing since a young age. Having recentlyContinue reading “When Kiera was told ‘no’.”

A Club Leader Call to Action.

If you have one of these:  then you need one of these: A key component of the Canada Soccer National Youth License is an inclusive and accessible soccer organization. Overall the License requires clubs to demonstrate good Governance, Administration, Infrastructure and Technical components, and within that Administration section is a recommendation to offer ‘enhanced communityContinue reading “A Club Leader Call to Action.”


As an organization focused on the growth of accessible soccer programs going through the process of defining our values should be straightforward. We’re about meaningful inclusion, collaboration and innovation with a strategic focus on making as much impact as we can, as quickly as we can. Below we outline the 6 Core Values of SoccabilityContinue reading “Values”

‘Filling people’s sails’.

During the past ten months we’ve all become familiar with online meetings, waiting rooms, remembering to hit un-mute before talking while learning the difference between Meeting ID’s and Participant ID’s. After we became more comfortable with online interactions following the steep learning curve back in March and April 2020 it then became more about theContinue reading “‘Filling people’s sails’.”

It’s not rocket science!

Occasionally in a search for fresh knowledge and insights you stumble across a goldmine of information that brings with it greater awareness, validation and energy. In The Inclusion Club I found just that goldmine. The Inclusion Club is a collaboration of five experts working in the field of accessible and inclusive sport and recreation basedContinue reading “It’s not rocket science!”

Is everyone joining us on the ‘Road to 2026’?

The Canada Soccer Podcast hosted by Jason DeVos, Director of Soccer Development has been an enjoyable listen during the course of this pandemic. New podcasts released each Friday evening have become a staple of my Saturday morning as I listed to a wide range of guests sharing their experiences during this time from different levelsContinue reading “Is everyone joining us on the ‘Road to 2026’?”

Clemson Para Soccer Goes Virtual

During this unique time in our history there have been countless webinars from 1 -hour chats to full day conferences. Notable offerings have include the United Soccer Coaches ‘Coaching through COVID’ series and the Move United ‘Leadership Series’ in May. During the last weekend of June staff at Clemson University under their Clemson Para SoccerContinue reading “Clemson Para Soccer Goes Virtual”