Coaches: The Definition of Possession
Coach Curriculum: The Basics from U.S.Soccer
Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association Coach Resources
Great selection of WYSA suggested sites.
Coaches: Lesson Plans
Very useful set of lesson plans from a US Youth Soccer affiliate in Massachusetts.
Coaches: Player Development
Enhancing & Optimizing the U9 and U10 Experience within MAYSA
MAYSA's new program for reducing travel, and putting young players first, at the U9-10 age groups throughout the district.
How do we measure success?
US Youth Soccer's overview of player development, asks 'How do we measure the development of the player?'
Guiding principles for your club.
MAYSA Player Development Curriculum
MAYSA's guide for the development of youth players, technically, tactically, physically & mentally
– across the age levels. An overview based on a variety of resources, this is useful information for administrators, coaches, and parents.
MAYSA Sample Player Evaluation Form
MAYSA's sample form for evaluating players. Combined with face to face conversations, this form
provides coaches with a template for useful feedback to players about individual strengths as well as areas of their game they could focus some attention on.
The Offside Rule
A very simple, very complete graphic explanation of the Offside rule!
US Youth Soccer Coaches Training Videos
US Youth Soccer Coaches Training Videos, for U6 to U19.
U.S.Soccer Federation's Best Practices for Coaching Soccer in the United States
US Soccer's publication - 'the sport's definitive new player development guidelines'.
US Youth Soccer Basic Playing Rules
US Youth Soccer From the Policy on Players and Playing Rules of the United States Youth Soccer Association
US Youth Soccer Coaches Training Activitiy Lesson Plans
US Youth Soccer Coaches Training Activity Lesson Plans, for U6 to U19.
MAYSA's Recommendations for Sideline Behavior
MAYSA's guide for sideline behaviors that benefit the players and the game. Useful for coaches and parents.
(downloadable) US Youth Soccer Workshop Presentations
US Youth Soccer's Adidas' workshop presentations include topics for Coaches.
US Youth Soccer Coaches page
US Youth Soccer Coaches page, gateway to many resources.
US Soccer Coaches Resources
US Soccer Coaches Resources page, including 'Best Practices for Coaching Soccer in the United States', and 'The Bible of Coaching' "Soccer
How to Play the Game".
Special Page for New Volunteers!: Help! I volunteered to be a Coach!
New! Responsible Sports Podcast Series
US Youth Soccer's partner, Liberty Mutual, produced interviews with prominent athletes, coaches and
general managers sharing their insights from their own sports careers.
Managers: Helpful Stuff
Manager Cheat Sheet
Everything a Manager needs to know, on one page. Print one to have with you.
'Sign Up Genius'
FREE online tool for creating and managing group sign up lists. Recommended by 'professional' soccer team managers everywhere!
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