The goal of any good coach is to develop players to their full potential and to help them rise in the game as far as their talents will allow. As a coach, you acquire knowledge and learn of proper training techniques, but are then frustrated by the lack of facilities to use these new abilities. The best coaches in the world cannot fully develop players without the right training environment. This month's Coaching Education article from US Youth Soccer's Interim Technical Director Sam Snow explores the ins and outs of Training Grounds.
to read this month's coaching education article – Training Grounds.
US Youth Soccer Technical 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 Technical Department, it 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, administrators…you. Click here
to learn more.