Coach and Parent Education through SAM Soccer

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At SAM Soccer we strive to give you all the tools to ensure that you as a coach can be prepared to help your youth team grow as an individual and a soccer individual. Throughout this section you will find articles, and links to help guide you coach. Whether you're coaching for a living, or just doing it to spend more time with your child, we want to ensure that we have all the tools to make your players better!

SAM Soccer will be hosting TWO US Soccer In-Person Grassroots Courses in August.

Date: 8/18/2019 - 9v9 Course here at the MD SoccerPlex
• Time: 4-8pm
• Location:  18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD, 20841

Date: 8/23/2019 - 11v11 Course here at the MD SoccerPlex
• Time: 5-9pm
• Location:  18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD, 20841

The In-Person Course is a four-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module. Specifically, candidates will learn more about U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players aged 11-12. The course will also ask each candidate to reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal growth. Eligibility Requirements: In order to register for the 9v9 In-Person Course, candidates must be at least 16 years old* and have completed U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module. This module can be accessed here.

https://learning.ussoccer.com/coach/courses/available/16/details/1546

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