Hey, Coach!


Linda Ashman



Sterling Publishing




Hey, Coach! Guess what? I’m on your team.

GOAL! This sprightly rhyming picture book captures all the fun and energy of very young children having a blast on the soccer field. Over the course of their first season, the players progress from unsure newcomers to enthusiastic good sports who love the game—and even score! The humor and the real-kid voices will have readers rooting for this spirited and determined team.



“If you have ever coached a youth sports team, you will instantly connect with Hey, Coach!” — Kid Lit Reviews


“Ashman and Smith perfectly capture the chaos and feeling of herding cats that is coaching beginner sports for little kids. This book is both humorous and sweet. An absolute delight to read.”— Foodie Bibliophile in Wanderlust


“A fabulous gift for any youth coach!”— The Late Bloomer’s Book Blog



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