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Coaching Education | April 2008

April 21, 2008 10:00 PM
Everyone says they are rooting for the kids in the game of soccer, but some actions do not always portray that. Jacob Daniel, Director of Coaching for Georgia State Soccer Association, points out key issues within the game of recreational soccer. Daniel examines dealing with the sensitivities and needs of young players in recreational soccer when the focus should be fun. When was the last time you asked yourself, "Are the kids having fun?"

Click here to download this month's coaching education article about recreational soccer. US Youth Soccer Coaching Department offers a number of programs to educate new youth coaches and enhance the skills of current coaches, continuing the progress of the game. Don't forget to check out the newest offering from US Youth Soccer - The Novice Coach: An Introduction to Coaching Youth Soccer DVD Two-Disc Set. Created by the US Youth Soccer Coaching Education Department is designed for coaches that are new to coaching youth players regardless of previous experience. Get your copy today at US Youth Soccer's Online Store!

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.



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