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In girls' soccer, sometimes being successful on the field is the byproduct of being friends off it.
Knowing that connection has driven coaches, like John King of Esperanza (Anaheim, Calif.) and Chuck Morales of Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.), to intertwine team-building that have nothing to do with soccer into practice.
"We take a retreat to the mountains and have [the players] hang out for three days," said King, in his 10th season. "It's had a major impact on our program.
"It's good for the girls to get to know each other. That way, when it's time to take to the field for battle, you are not alone - you're playing with friends. And when you are playing for friends, you give extra effort."
King recently moved the retreat from the preseason to the week before the postseason, and he said it directly contributed to the team's 27-0-4 showing last season. The Aztecs won Southern Section and Southern Regional titles last year.
"It's a long season, a lot of games," he said. "The players are tired, run down. So now we do [theretreat] right before the postseason to rejuvenate us."
Former Monte Vista (Danville, Calif.) coach Greg Fish and Morales also built retreats into their schedules. In fact, players from Santa Margarita and Esperanza, now both perennial California powers, once ran into each during a retreat to Big Bear Lake in California.
So what exactly happens during those trips? Last year, it snowed during Esperanza's trip to the mountains.
"We had snowball fights for three straight days".
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Not only sports teams, but corporations frequently send employees to retreats to build teamwork. The employees can be high-salaried executives, or an entire department with managers and their employees. The intent is to create a better understanding of how employees can work optimally together, develop creative problem-solving skills and boost overall productivity. Retreats can have programs that test and build teamwork, such as lake boating, rock climbing and team scavenger hunts. In the end, employees should be able to see a link between their temporary goal at the retreat and the long-term goal of the company.
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Golden Bear Cottages Resort and Retreat Center specializes in group meetings and retreats as well as family friendly vacations. The property can accommodate from 20 to 200 overnight guests.
.. Activities and events in the Big Bear Valley include hiking and trail rides, all types of lake watersports in Spring, Summer and Fall. Also mountain biking and running, guided Bald Eagle Tours or off-road adventures. Winter sports available to groups include skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. ..
Team travel accommodations Team travel accommodations for sports teams of all sizes are available. The Golden Bear Cottages Gift Shop and Visitor's Information Center is staffed with knowledgeable family associates (real local people) who have answers to all of your questions, including the weather.
While every group that comes to a Golden Bear Cottages Retreat and Conference center enjoys our spectacular five acre mountain site and affordable rates, our AAA approved rustic cabins of all sizes tend to draw particular kinds of groups. Below are specific groups we have hosted. Our #1 goal is to create a memorable experience for everyone in your family or group!
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TrackClubs love to run at Big Bear Lake, Calif. Providing the best altitude fitness. Located in the mountains of western Big Bear Lake ...Our largest seven bedroom guest lodge sleeps up to 23 people, our 5 bedroom sleeps up to 17, our various 3 bedroom cottages sleep up to 11, our 2 many bedrooms sleep up to 8 and our one bedroom cottages sleep up to 6 people. When we have larger retreats, adult running camps and for largest groups, they may use all of our other 27 cabins right here on our six acre resort at Golden Bear Cottages that accommodates over 200 for large group retreats.
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TrackClubs love to run at the 7000 foot elevation in Big Bear Lake, Calif. Providing the best altitude fitness. Located in the mountains of western Big Bear Lake ...Our largest seven bedroom guest lodge sleeps up to 23 people, our 5 bedroom sleeps up to 17, our various 3 bedroom cottages sleep up to 11, our 2 many bedrooms sleep up to 8 and our one bedroom cottages sleep up to 6 people. When we have larger retreats, adult running camps and for largest groups, they may use all of our other 27 cabins right here on our six acre resort at Golden Bear Cottages that accommodates over 200 for large group retreats.
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