Yavapai Soccer

YSC COACHES

YSC coaches are a dedicated and diverse 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 simultaneously developing well-rounded individual soccer players and productive members of society.

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

Select Program Coaches are individuals with furthered training who are hired for the 9 month Select competitve season.

All YSC coaches are directed to further their soccer education through the US Soccer Coaching and United Soccer Coaches of America.

 
COACHING RESOURCES

Coaching soccer requires study and research to build practice plans that will keep your players interested and challenged. Here are links to some soccer coaching material from US Youth Soccer and others that current YSC coaches have found useful.

LAWS OF THE GAME, MODIFIED : U5-U8

LAWS OF THE GAME, MODIFIED : U10

USYS COACHING RESOURCES

FOR FIRST TIME COACHES

HOW TO WRITE A TRAINING SESSION PLAN

SAMPLE LESSON PLANS

US YOUTH SOCCER PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AT EACH AGE

FIELD PLAY MAKES BETTER KEEPERS -(Opinion)

YAVAPAI SOCCER REC COACH HANDBOOK

CONTINUING EDUCATION

 

 
Coaching Lesson Plans

New this year!  Age-appropriate lesson plans are provided. 

Frequently Asked Questions  HERE

 

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