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Why Coach?

SSA Dekalb Recreational Soccer Coaching

 

SSA Dekalb understands the importance of the Recreational program in fostering young players’ physical, mental, and social growth so they can reach their full potential. By creating a fun and knowledgeable coaching environment, the Recreational players, parents, and coaches can learn, develop, and enjoy the game of soccer regardless of individual ability.


SSA Dekalb Recreational Coaching Staff consists of volunteer parent coaches who possess a varying level of soccer knowledge and experience.  That is why SSA is not only committed to developing the player, but the volunteer coach as well. SSA is there to support all of the coaches every step of the way, by providing a fun and knowledgeable coaching environment to help coaches learn the game and develop their skills, in order to deliver fun and age-appropriate training to all of the players.


Coaching Support

To assist you as a volunteer coach, SSA Dekalb has a Recreational Director who will be there to support you, and other parent coaches, every step of the way.


A structured age-appropriate curriculum and other materials will be available to save you time, and help make your coaching role easier and more effective.


The club will provide support and guidance through the use of several media, including videos, sample session plans, and activities, to ensure that you, as a volunteer coach, feel comfortable and confident in providing developmentally appropriate practice sessions.


The club will stay in constant communication with you and will be accessible to answer any soccer related questions you may have over the course of the season.


Additionally, we encourage parents and all of our volunteer coaches to take the Georgia Soccer coaching courses. These professionally led courses (State G & F) are hosted by SSA before each season and are FREE to all of our registered SSA members. For additional information, and to sign up for a course, please click here.


Benefits of Coaching
  • Reimbursement (see below)

  • Free GA Soccer coaching courses available

  • Receive free SSA coaching apparel

  • Use of SSA coaching equipment, manuals, and DVDs

  • A chance to spend quality time with your child and be a positive role model for the team

  • See children have fun and develop due to your influence


Reimbursement

If you volunteer to be the Head Coach for your child's team, you will be eligible to receive a 50% player registration fee reimbursement. If you are the Head Coach for multiple teams, you are eligible to receive 50% player registration fee reimbursement per team coached. Once registered, and confirmed as a volunteer head coach, you will be eligible to receive a discount code/credit/rebate check.


Registering As A Recreational Coach

To become part of our Recreational Coaching Staff, please login to your account and signup as a volunteer. This step can also be completed the same time as you register your child. If you are new to SSA, you will need to create an account and then you may register your child as a player, and yourself as a volunteer coach. For additional information regarding coaching, please contact your SSA Dekalb Recreational Director.

Contact

SSA DeKalb Soccer
Southern Soccer Academy, 40 Whitlock Place Suite 200
Marietta, Georgia 30064

Phone: 678-594-5041
Email: sgaughan@ssaelite.com

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