COACHES GUIDE

Learn more about the program your child is in and how to help develop your team! You can find skills and drills and rules of the game! Each age group has a digital guide that you can use to create drills for the entire season!

TRAINING GUIDES BY AGE GROUP

We are providing a more refined coaching curriculum to address the ages from U6 to U16. We feel it is important to develop technical objectives for these age as well as incorporating group and team tactics at the older ages. We recognize that development varies from child to child and  feel it is important at the younger ages to realize the potential in every child and provide appropriate instruction.

7V7 BUILD OUT LINE - MUST WATCH!

The U.S. Soccer Player Development Initiatives (PDI) outlined rules and methodology for small-sided games. Part of these initiatives include a build out line for 7v7 play.

Click below to watch two videos about the build out line, what it is, and why it is so important! 

BEGINNER SKILLS AND DRILLS VIDEOS!

Youtube is a great resource to find new skills to try with your age groups! Please click below to start your journey down the rabbit hole of new drills that you can use with your team!

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

Review the US soccer Player Initiatives that are presented in all youth soccer programs. Review the guidelines for each age group you coach! Remember U6 is 4v4, u8 is 7v7, u10 is 7v7, u12 is 9v9 and u14 is 11v11 

 

RESOURCES TO WATCH

Use the links below to review ideas that you can use with your team for skills and drills

INDIVIDUAL DRILL IDEAS

Check out this link for individual skills that you can work on with the players on your teams during practice or for warmup to a game!

101 PARTNER SKILLS

Click below to watch 101 partner drills that you can use with your team or modify if needed to fit your age group!

10 BEST SOCCER SKILLS

Check out 10 fun skills to practice with your teams u6 - u10