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Coaching Youth Soccer – Fifth Edition
By, Sam Snow
Published by Human Kinetics
P.O. Box 5076
Champaign, IL 61825-5076

Soccer - How to Play the Game (The Official Playing and Coaching Manual of the United States Soccer Federation)
Edited By, Bobby Howe
Published by Universe Publishing
300 Park Av. S.
New York, N.Y. 10010


Soccer - A Guide for Parents and Coaches
By, United States Olympic Committee & U.S. Soccer
Published by Cooper Publishing Group
P.O. Box 562
Carmel, In. 46032

The Baffled Parent's Guide To Coaching Youth Soccer
By, Bobby Clark
Published by Ragged Mountain Press
P.O. Box 220
Camden, ME. 04843

Guide To Great Soccer Drills
By, Drs. Tom Fleck and Ron Quinn
Published by Ragged Mountain Press
P.O. Box 220
Camden, ME. 04843

Modern Youth Training - The Complete Guide to Soccer for Kids
By, Ralf Peter and Gerd Bode
Published by Phillippka-Sportverlag
Postfach 15 01 05
D-48061 Munster/Germany
Available in the USA from Success in Soccer

FUNdamental Soccer Goalkeeping
By, Karl Dewazien
Published by Fun Soccer Enterprises
2904 Fine Ave.
Clovis, CA. 93612

Soccer is a Thinking Game – A Simple Approach to Coaching Youth Soccer (Ages 5-12)
By, Dr. Darren McKnight and Radovan Pletka
Published by iUniverse
1663 Liberty Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403
1-800-Author (800-288-4677)

The Complete Guide to Coaching Soccer Systems & Tactics
By, Jacob Daniel
Published by Reedswain Publishing
612 Pughtown Road
Spring City, PA 19475
800.331.5191

Soccer Practice Games
By, Joseph Luxbacher
Published by Human Kinetics
P.O. Box 5076
Champaign, IL 61825-5076
(800) 747-4457

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General Coaching

The ADHD Affected Athlete
By, Michael E. Stabeno
Published by Trafford Publishing
Suite 6E
2333 Government St.
Victoria, B.C. V8T 4P4
Canada
(888) 232-4444

Coaches Who Never Lose…Making Sure Athletes Win, No Matter What the Score
By Dr. Frank L. Smoll and Dr. Ronald E. Smith
Published by Warde Publishers
(800) 699-2733
 
Developing Decision Makers - An Empowerment Approach to Coaching
By Dr. Lynn Kidman
Published by Innovative Print Communications Ltd.
P.O. Box 31 259
Christchurch
New Zealand
info@ipcltd.com

Molding Young Athletes
How Parents and Coaches Can Positively Influence Kids in Sports
By, Darrell Erickson
Published by Purington Press
P. O. Box 170
Oregon, WI. 53575-0170
(608) 873-8723
 
Positive Coaching
By, Jim Thompson
Published by Warde Publishers, Inc.
3000 Alpine Rd.
Portola Valley, CA. 94028

Sports and Your Child - Developing Champions in Sports and in Life
2nd Edition
By, Dr. Frank L. Smoll and Dr. Ronald E. Smith
Published by Warde Publishers
(800) 699-2733

Win or Lose - A Guide To Sports Parenting
By, Dr. Dan Saferstein
Trusted Guide Press
122 South Main Street
Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI. 48104
To receive a copy e-mail the author at dansaferstein@earthlink.net

Bring Your "A" Game - A Young Athlete's Guide to Mental Toughness
By Dr. Jennifer L. Etnier
The University of North Carolina Press
116 South Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3808
(919) 962-0581
 
Potentialing Your Child in Soccer
A parent's guide for helping kids maximize their potential in soccer and in life
By Dr. Lee Hanckock and Robin Russell
ISBN: 1481031651
 
How Well Do You Communicate? - A Guide to Better Communication with Players and Parents for Minor Soccer Coaches [Soft Cover]
By Michael Langlois
Prospect Communications Inc.
Oakville, Ontario
(905) 825-8078
 
A Guide to Effective Communication for Youth Soccer Coaches [eBook]
By Michael Langlois
Prospect Communications Inc.
Oakville, Ontario
(905) 825-8078

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General Soccer
 
Soccerhead - An Accidental Journey into the Heart of the American Game
By, Jim Haner
Published by Northpoint Press of Farrar, Straus and Giroux
19 Union Square West
New York, NY 10003

A Turn for Lucas
By Gloria Averbuch
Published by Mitten Press – Ann Arbor Media Group
2500 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Shawn Sheep - The Soccer Star
By Erin Mirabella
Published by Velo Press
1830 North 55th Street
Boulder, CO 80301-2700
 
Lionel Messi: The Ultimate Fan Book
By Mike Perez
Carlton Publishing Group
814 N. Franklin St.
Chicago, IL. 60610
(800) 888-4741

SOCCER2SQUARE
By Scott Warburton
Warburton Intelligent Training Systems
42241 Pearson Ranch Loop
Parker, CO 80138


Soccer Fitness

Soccer Anatomy
By, Donald T. Kirkendall
Published by Human Kinetics
P.O. Box 5076
Champaign, IL  61825-5076
(800) 747-4457

Fitness Training In Football
By, Jens Bangsbo
Published by August Krogh Institute
University of Copenhagen
Universitetsparken 13
DK-2100 Copenhagen
Denmark

The Physiology of Soccer
By, Jens Bangsbo
Published by August Krogh Institute
University of Copenhagen
Universitetsparken 13
DK-2100 Copenhagen
Denmark

Speed Wins! - Soccer Specific Speed Training Series
DVD Volumes 1, 2 & 3
By, Chochi Valenzuela
SoCal Speed Trainers

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Officiating

What Now? The Essential Guide for New Soccer Referees
By John M. Wargo
Published by McNelly SoftWorks, LLC
P.O. Box 13037
Fairlawn, Ohio 44334
(330) 836.8622
 
Soccer Do You Know The Rules? 3rd Edition
By J.P. Verhees

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