Plum High School boys soccer Head Coach Rafal Kolankowski

Kids on the Pitch (Scholastic and Youth Soccer in Western PA)

Sep 5 2022 • 46 mins

Kolankowski's Plum squad is off to a strong, 3-0-1 start after two weeks, including a big 2-0 win last Thursday against section rival Franklin Regional.

Among the topics discussed on the Kids on the Pitch podcast included:

  • Plum's positive start to the 2022 against tough competition
  • Measuring up a very deep group of strong teams contending in Class 3A this season
  • A look back at how WPIAL Soccer has evolved over the years, since Kolankowski was a player in the late 1980s and early 1990s, seeing multiple generations of players circling through, many at the same high schools
  • Experience staying home, and playing at Point Park, when the soccer program was still in its early years when both John and Raf played and later coached in the early-to-mid 1990s
  • Approach to coaching young players and keeping their priorities in check
  • And much more