Youth soccer coaches must learn that they do a disservice to their players if they attempt to make all the decisions in the run of play. In this month's Coaching Education article, Roy Dunshee of United Soccer Coaching, LLC, Official Coerve License discusses the top 10 reasons why coaches should not coach the player in possession.
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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
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