Articles written by: Staci Klemmer

Teacher of math, volunteer uniform maker for Montgomery United, mother of one soccer playing son (and a former soccer playing son) and obsessed DOOP’er since the beginning…

Youth soccer travel madness, part 2
Youth Soccer

Youth soccer travel madness, part 2

The biggest chunk of our travel fees go to our coaches. Are they worth it?

Fans’ View: Blah
Fans' View / Union

Fans’ View: Blah

A Union fan summarizes the fan experience this year.

Youth soccer travel madness
Youth Soccer

Youth soccer travel madness

A short rant about the cost in time and money of elite travel teams.

Fans’ View: Rituals, good luck charms, and karma
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Rituals, good luck charms, and karma

Looking for good luck charms and rituals to combat the bad soccer karma in my house.

Fans’ View: The Union season ticketholders’ town hall meeting
Fans' View

Fans’ View: The Union season ticketholders’ town hall meeting

Philadelphia Union held a town hall meeting Thursday for season ticketholders. Union fan Staci Klemmer was there and shares this perspective.

A soccer mom sheds a tear…
Youth Soccer

A soccer mom sheds a tear…

A change is coming to one soccer household, and this soccer mom isn’t sure how she feels about it.

Fans’ View: What is this Fan Council thing?
Fans' View

Fans’ View: What is this Fan Council thing?

Staci Klemmer explains an interesting new Philadelphia Union fan initiative.

Fans’ View: Another trip to Europe
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Another trip to Europe

Staci Klemmer on seeing games in Europe.

Fans’ View: The joys of high school soccer
Fans' View

Fans’ View: The joys of high school soccer

Staci Klemmer on what it’s like when your children tryout for their high school soccer team.

Fans’ View: Singing no more
Fans' View

Fans’ View: Singing no more

The fans no longer lead the singing of the national anthem at Union home games. Staci Klemmer wants a return to what was “our tradition” for six seasons.