Yavapai Soccer

ABOUT YSC COACHES

YSC coaches are a dedicated group of paid and volunteer, former professional and collegiate players and nationally certified coaches. The aim of all YSC coaches is to develop successful teams by developing well-rounded individual soccer players and productive members of society.

Recreational Program Coaches are volunteers who commit to lead practices and games during the fall Rec season. Training is provided through the Rec Coach Orientation and ongoing Rec Coach Field Clinics held throughout the fall season.

Select Program Coaches experience furthered training and licensing and are engaged through an extended Select competitve season.

All YSC coaches are directed to further their soccer education through the US Soccer Coaching Education Pathway.

 
Coaching News and Upcoming Events

USSF Coaching Courses - Registration NOW OPEN!

June 8 in Prescott Valley. 11v11 and 9v9 Grassroots. | Click HERE for details.

Rec Coaches Needed!

Sign up now for the fall Rec League. | Click Here to register as a Rec coach!

USSF Referee Certification Course - Save the date!

August 24, 2019 in Prescott Valley. Registration opens soon. | Click Here for more info!

Hiring Competitive Coaches

Seeking experienced coaches for the Select program. | Click Here for details.

 

COACHING DIRECTORS


SELECT COACHES
  • Michael Carr Head Coach 2006 Girls, 2012 Boys

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  • Lea Hans Head Coach 2008 Girls, 2009 Girls

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  • Juan Carlos Montoya Head Coach 2005 Boys

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  • Cheri Thiele Assistant Coach 2010 Boys

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  • Tristan Dorsey Head Coach 2006 Boys, Assistant Coach 2004 Boys

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  • Steve Adame Head Coach 2009/10 Girls

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  • Deanne Iredale Assistant Coach 2006 Girls

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  • Juan Corona Assistant Coach 2004/05 Girls

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  • Eric Strobel Head Coach 2009 Boys

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  • Juan Campos Assistant Coach 2008 Boys

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  • Kaylee Palomo Head Coach 2011/12 Girls

  • Roberto Zuniga Assistant Coach 2008 Girls

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  • Eric Pogue Assistant Coach 2008 Girls

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Coaching Resources

Coaching soccer requires preparation to build training session plans that will keep your players interested and challenged.

Here are links to recommended coaching material from US Youth Soccer and other sources.

YAVAPAI SOCCER REC COACH HANDBOOK

LAWS OF THE GAME, MODIFIED : U5-U8

LAWS OF THE GAME, MODIFIED : U10

FOR FIRST TIME COACHES

HOW TO WRITE A TRAINING SESSION PLAN

US YOUTH SOCCER PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AT EACH AGE

FIELD PLAY MAKES BETTER KEEPERS -(Opinion)

CONTINUING EDUCATION

USYS COACHING RESOURCES

 
Training Session Plans

Coaches are encouraged to utilize these age-appropriate training session plans.

Frequently Asked Questions:    Click HERE

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MORE SAMPLE  PLANS FROM USYS