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SSA Kennesaw Recreational Soccer


Coaching Manuals
12U5U
5U 5U Practice Activities                                  5U Practice Structure
6U  6U Practice Activities                                6U Practice Structure
8U 8U Practice Activities                                  8U Practice Structure
10U 10U Practice Activities                                10U Practice Structure
   12U Practice Activities                              12U Practice Structure
14U-19U  14U to 19U Practice Activities                  14U to 19U Practice Structure
 Rec Coach Game Day Handbook
 SSA 5U to 8U Rec Coach Game Day Handbook
 Rec Coach Game Day Handbook  SSA 10U to 19URec Coach  Game Day Handbook
10U+ Rec Coach Admin Handbook  10U+ Rec Coach Admin Handbook

Sample Coaching Session 1 for5U/6U/8U - Click HERE
Sample Coaching Session 2 for 10U+ - Click HERE

Rec Coach Shirt Order Link (for new coaches or for current coaches needing a new SSA Coach shirt) - Click HERE

Additional Resources (Click on title to download)

 

SSA Respect Program Guidelines for parents, referees, and coaches on how to best provide for a positive environment for players
Injury Prevention and Care How to help prevent injuries and recover from them if they do occur
KidSafe Information Program used to provide a safe environment for players to play soccer
Kid Safe Form Must be completed by all volunteers and turned into the club
KINS Philosophy Describes the ideal environment for players to play soccer and develop
Medical Release Form When completed by the parent/guardian of each player, this contains essential medical information and who to contact in the event of a player injury. This form also protects you as the coach from any financial obligations should you need to have medical care provided to one of your players in the event that the parent isn't present.
Concussion Information How to identify the signs of concussion, and how to manage a player's return to play
Player Safety Video from US Soccer US Soccer video on Concussion awareness and other safety issues



Coach Education Classes and Licences


Georgia Soccer conducts the State Coaching School Program to educate and certify soccer coaches in accordance with the national coaching scheme. Regardless of previous coaching or playing experience, the Georgia Soccer Coaching School Program is designed to help each coach develop a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of coaching soccer. 

Who Can Attend


Courses are FREE for all registered members of SSA (coaches and parents). 
They are strongly recommended for anyone who will be involved in coaching in the upcoming season. 

When Are Course Offered


Most courses are held in pre-spring (January & February) and pre-fall (July & August) period of each year. Course schedules are typically posted in mid December and Mid June respectively. 

How To Enroll


G course is offered the traditional way (4 hrs in person), or NEW online format. For more information click here
The F course is only available the traditional way at this time. 

To register for the currently available classes, please CLICK HERE. 

The link will take you to the GA Soccer website. Click "List All" to display a list of all the coaching courses that are currently offered.

Participants can register for courses at whichever location and date that is most convenient for them. Highlight and click on the course you are interested in and it will take you to the registration page of that event.

Course Descriptions


State ‘G’ Certificate Coaching Course -  Aimed at coaches and parents of 6U and 8U players. The course is 4 hours long and provides fun activities that enhance players’ skill development. Attendance is required to receive the ‘G’ certificate. 
State ‘F’ Certificate Coaching Course - Aimed at coaches and parents who are working with 10U and 12U Recreational players. The emphasis is on teaching young players through a variety of fun games and practices. The course consists of 7 hours of instruction and practice. Attendance is required to receive the ‘F’ certificate.

State ‘E’ Certificate Coaching Course - Aimed at coaches of recreational players 14U and older. The course consists of 7 hours of instruction and practice. Attendance is required to receive the ‘Rec E’ certificate. There is no pre-requisite for this course as long as attendees are coaching 14U or older. The ‘Rec E’ certificate cannot be used as a pre-requisite for the ‘D’ course.