Clearfield Soccer Association

Coaches Corner

As a coach, you have a serious responsibility to not only develop strong athletes but to also teach your players life-long lessons. As coaches we’re responsible to coach our players on all 4 corners of coaching – technical, physical, social and psychological. Check out this podcast on the importance of coaching on the psychological aspects!

 

There are TONS of resources on the Web covering any topic you dare to dream of when it comes to coaching. Notice however, we didn’t say there are TONS of IDEAL resources for your specific situation…  If you’re looking for that perfect drill, how to handle a specific situation, the Web is a great place to turn, but keep in mind you can always turn to follow coaches and your CSA board members. However, when you find yourself turning to the Web, we recommend you check out these sites first:

 

If you are a CSA coach, request access to our Long Term Player Development model developed by Liam Kelly. (Click link, if you haven’t previously been granted access you will be prompted to request such with a gmail account. If you do not have gmail, email Marikaye at marikayedetemple (at) gmail.com, you’ll receive notification when your request has been accepted.)

 

Recommended material for developing practices and teaching soccer skills

Top 100 Soccer Practices – $18
Virtual Soccer DVD plus Top 100 – $32
Go to www.challengersports.com