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New Upper Perk Boys Soccer Coach Stressing Aggressive Defense, Disciplined Play
2014-08-13

Elijah Soto and Quinn Bilger perform drills during practice.

                Under new head coach Kyle Fisher, the Upper Perkiomen boys soccer team will feature an aggressive defense that is tactically sound and plays with discipline.

                With a good number of returning seniors and 10 freshmen competing for playing time, the coach said he's eager to start the season.  "Our goal will be to compete in every game," Fisher said. "Avoid blowouts. If we can keep games close, we might surprise some people."

                Upper Perkiomen debuts at home against Palisades on Aug. 29. It kicks off the Pioneer Athletic Conference portion of its schedule Sept. 3 at Pottstown.

                Several players from the Indians, who won just two games in 2013, posted a 4-4-2 competing for a  Lehigh Valley League team this summer, according to the coach.  He said that team's defensive play was among the best in the league.

                Fisher, a travel team coach with the Valley Soccer Club, likes the effort provided so far by the Indians.  "I'm seeing a lot of hard work and dedication," he said Tuesday afternoon. "We're working the players pretty hard the first couple days of practice, and I don't see any quit. Everyone who is struggling physically is trying to push through."

                The coach expressed hope that the effort in practice would translate into game situations.

                Practices focus on tactics and plays, according to Stephen Shelly, a senior forward.

                The player said Fisher utilizes a positive attitude in practice.  "I like this coach," Shelly said. "He really works with guys who make mistakes. (Fisher) builds them up. He's been very good."

                Fisher, the first vice president and future directions coordinator for the Valley Soccer Club, who has coached youths between the ages of four to 12, has never coached any of the current Indians. Fisher described this season as his first experience coaching high school aged players.  "The older kids seem to pick up concepts a whole lot faster," the coach said.


 

 

 

 

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