Coaches must be able to know the following things before the begin coaching. They must know the principles of soccer, and how to interpret them to the players. Secondly, they must know the proper tools that will benefit to players in the best way. And lastly, coaches must be able to guide players to keep focus and not looked rehearsed while playing soccer. Gary R. Allen, VYSA Director of Coaching Educations, explains these steps thoroughly while using real examples with diagrams to follow along with.
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An additional program is the Coaches Connection, established to educate and further the flow of information between the coaches across the nation, the Connection connects you to the US Youth Soccer Coaching Education Network. Open to anyone, the Coaches Connection is for coaches, parents, referees, administrators…you. Click here to learn more.