2017 MLS Meetings – LA

Last week, CrossTraining chaplains from Colorado and Charlotte were in Los Angeles, CA for the NSCAA Convention, Major League Soccer Draft, and annual gathering of soccer chaplains and soccer ministry people. The annual meetings which are hosted by Athletes in Action, featured a day-filled with meetings and discussion about soccer ministry as well as an inspirational talk by […]

From the Rev: 5 Lessons from Baltimore

Last week, I spent a few days in Baltimore, MD with our chaplain in Colorado Springs, Kurt Trempert and with other sports ministers and chaplains from around Major League Soccer, United Soccer Leagues, the North American Soccer League, and other soccer entities in North America (wow, that’s a mouthful). The annual meetings are a way of […]

Trempert and Kenney Head East for Chaplain Meetings

Colorado Rapids Lead Chaplain Brad Kenney and Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC Lead Chaplain Kurt Trempert flew today to Baltimore, MD to attend the annual MLS/USL/NASL chaplain meetings being held in Baltimore, MD at the NSCAA Convention. The annual convention has been the site of the annual chaplain meetings now for the past 4 years with […]

2015 MLS Chaplain Meetings

Last week, the CrossTraining team from Colorado flew to Philadelphia to attend the annual MLS Chaplain meetings with the other chaplains from Major League Soccer as well as the NASL (North American Soccer League) and USL (United Soccer League) and be present for the 2015 MLS Draft. The meetings featured time to network and fellowship with […]

introductions over coffee

From the Rev: Introductions

At the recent 2015 NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Convention in Philadelphia, I was waiting in Starbucks for a meeting when I overheard a woman ask a friend to make introductions with a potential employer and influencer in the game. “Maybe if you could just introduce me,” she suggested, “it could open the door […]

Annual MLS Chaplain Meeting 2015

The annual Major League Soccer (MLS) chaplain meeting for 2015 will take place, for the second year in a row, in Philadelphia, PA. The annual meeting features several sessions together for the chaplains as they make preparations for the upcoming 2015 season. The meetings are held in conjunction with the NSCAA Convention and Major League Soccer Draft […]

Philadelphia 2014

There is a two-fold purpose when it comes time for gathering for the annual Major League Soccer chaplain meetings – collaboration and connection. This year, the meetings were held for the second year in a row, in conjunction with the NSCAA Convention and MLS Draft. The convention features the gathering of thousands of soccer coaches […]