Copyright © 2017, Patrick Shea THIS IS AN ORIGINAL WORK FULL OF WORDS, ILLUSTRATIONS, SOUNDS, AND VIDEO (ALL MINE, Patrick Shea). While playing for Chivas in Denver, I covered Roy Wegerle on his last day in Colorado. “I was the last guy to cover Roy Wegerle when he played striker for the Colorado Rapids,” Diego told […]
Guadalajara, Mexico — UNIDAD de la Raza is full of life because the Alliance Sports Association provides free coaching and fitness guidance every day of the week. Hear the sounds, see the sights, and meet a few ASA coaches and associates.
Travel kills U.S. soccer development because our nation is too huge, but my Current of Colorado video strategy addresses the issue. Hear me out, por favor. You can start your drive from Region I to Region II at sunrise, swing through Region III, and return home before sunset. But you’ll cover more than 4,000 miles to get from the eastern edge of […]
Soccer fields everywhere (November 29, 2016) — Every soccer game is a three-ring circus, and Current of Colorado pays attention to all three rings (both teams and the ref crew). Competition is fundamental for these three groups. Unfortunately, many folks beyond the sidelines mar the beautiful game. They simply don’t get it. They essentially tug shirts and throw elbows because […]
Colorado/Utah/Arizona/Nevada/California — Current of Colorado took a detour to film United Premier Soccer League games in southern California before the Seattle Sounders host the Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field on Tuesday night. Hear a panel of experts discuss Zac MacMath in the afternoon, and catch a glimpse of a UPSL game under the waning Beaver Moon in Jurupa Valley, […]
Current of Colorado founder Patrick Shea became a soccer player in 1968, a coach in 1979, a journalist in 1985, and a film operator in 2015. The first three milestones don’t matter much, but they continue to help with the fourth: Current of Colorado Soccer Filming Services. Throughout his USSF D license training, Shea heard the […]
Current of Colorado tried before, tried again, and will try next year as well. For now, we’ll donate $197 to America SCORES.
If you can juggle, you can raise money for America SCORES along with Colorado Rapids midfielder Dillon Powers. Solicit sponsors to pay a per-juggle rate, and then keep the ball up as long as possible. Check out this video of Powers juggling 2,824 times and describing the #MileHighJuggleTry fundraiser for America SCORES. The challenge runs […]
Superior soccer visited Colorado this week to create a perfect storm that most people missed. This was an opportunity to learn from top international teams from Germany and Mexico. The handful of coaches, players, and fans who witnessed Colorado Cup 2016 will remember seeing something special, and they will mark their calendars for next year. If it was good enough […]
Photos by John Babiak. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park — The Colorado Rapids and Philadelphia Union Special Olympics Unified teams kicked off after the first teams drew 1–1 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on May 28. John Babiak captured the following action shots, fans, and awards ceremony.