New England Soccer Journal’s The Goal

New England Soccer Journal reaches the pulse of the region’s soccer scene in a vibrant new way, thanks to The Goal podcast with Matt Langone. Each episode features dynamic guests from across the sport’s spectrum, with a focus on prospects.

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Tuesday Mar 14, 2023

The guest is the Berkshire School’s Tony Amolo, the men’s  head varsity coach and a 2013 alum of the prep school. Under Amolo’s guidance the team improved to a stellar 14-3-2 last season.

Tufts Coach Kyle Dezotell

Tuesday Feb 28, 2023

Tuesday Feb 28, 2023

The guest is coach Kyle Dezotell, who In his first year led the Tufts University men's soccer program to the NESCAC championship and into the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament.

Tuesday Feb 21, 2023

The guest is Steve Gans, author of Win the College Soccer Recruiting Game: The Guide for Parents and Players.
The book explains each step in the college recruiting process as well as the ways that players and parents can best prepare for them.
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Tuesday Feb 07, 2023

John Natale enters his 19th season at Hartford as the winningest coach in program history with a career record of 155-114-49 (.576 winning percentage).

Tuesday Jan 31, 2023

Host Matt Langone is joined by Bryant University soccer coach Ruben Resendes. In 2022, Resendes led Franklin Pierce's men's soccer team to the NCAA Division II Championship. The Ravens finished 25-0-1 overall, tying the record for highest winning percentage for a school to claim a national title. Under his guidance for four seasons, the team consistently ranked in the top 10. 

Tuesday Jan 24, 2023

Host Matt Langone is joined by Evan Burokas, co-director of Scorpions SC, and
Scorpions coach Andre Reis.

Tuesday Jan 17, 2023

Kevin Bacher was named Bayside FC's Boys' Director of Coaching in 2021.  Previously he worked at Oakwood Soccer Club for several years where he coached the u17 & u19 MLS Next groups. He also has college experience, coaching at UConn for many years.

Notre Dame’s Olivia Wingate

Tuesday Jan 10, 2023

Tuesday Jan 10, 2023

Matt is joined by Wilmington Mass. native and Notre Dame forward Olivia Wingate as she recounts her remarkable 2022 season and looks ahead to the NWSL draft.

Tuesday Jan 03, 2023

URI star Patrick Agyemang joins the show to talk about the thrill of being selected in the first round of the MLS draft.

Tuesday Dec 20, 2022

Endicott College goalie standout Jackie Ruggiero joins the show to talk about the decision to partially amputate her finger so she could continue to follow her soccer dream.

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