For more than 10 years Colin Schmidt has conducted soccer camps for players of all ages and abilities. The author of Coaching Cards—an innovative resource that features practice drills on pocket-size cards—he also has led coaching clinics for both new and experienced coaches. He is currently the director of coaching for an organization of 700 youth soccer players.
A former All-State and Olympic development player, Schmidt has played soccer for nearly 25 years. At Claremont McKenna College in California, where he played varsity soccer for four years, he was granted the "Alamshaw Award," an honor bestowed upon the one athlete who represents the best in community service. He is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and the Table Mountain Soccer Association.