Originally Posted by Anonymous
Serious question for those that have been through this. Have a 6th grade daughter that generally plays Def and mid. Her team’s primary goalie went down with long term injury. Coach asked kid if interested in being goalie. Asked her and she is 50/50 about it. Thoughts? Feel like she would be good but don’t want her to get stuck there.

Maybe have her try it out at a practice or two. If she finds that she doesn't really want to be in there and has no intention of sticking with it, she will end up wasting an entire season. It is not everyone's cup of tea to be hit with hard rubber balls.