In an effort to provide coaches with as much information to assist them in their coaching, this section will provide templates, coaching tips and soccer related articles. Continue to check this page for updated information.
USSF Myths of the Game
Click below for a link to the US Soccer Federation Myths of the Game instruction videos for coaches and parents. The video links cover offsides, handballs, dangerous plays, and other rules of the game.
Soccer Related Articles
United States Soccer Federation Official Coaching Website. Very useful for articles, dates and locations of National coaching schools and conferences along with other events. There is a list of materials and resources that you can download for free that give guidelines and training suggestions for each age group. There are also links to videos of US National Team coaches doing sessions and talking about their choices for activities. Very interesting and helpful information for any level coach. http://www.ussoccer.com/coaches/index.jsp.html
National Soccer Coaches Association of America Official website. Another extremely helpful and practical website for coaches. Plenty of information and links to large searchable databases of articles about all aspects of coaching. http://www.nscaa.com/
Kentucky Youth Soccer Association Website. A comprehensive database of session plans for every aspect of the game. Very practical and age appropriate sessions that employ all principles of US Soccer guidelines. Adrian Parrish, the Director of Coaching for the state of Kentucky, who writes the articles and session plans and maintains the website was a guest speaker at the Orchard Park Soccer Camp last summer. http://www.kysoccer.org/coaches/
New York State West Youth Soccer Association Website. Information about locations, times, costs and content of all coaching courses in the state of New York. Excellent source for most New York State soccer-related questions. http://www.nyswysa.org/