Coaches' Corner 

The Problem

"Boot It and Shoot It" is lawn chair logic.

The predominate level and style of play for the American player has plateaued at a mediocre level.  Too many clubs, players and coaches are satisfied with a kick-n-run game based on long kicks of the ball and sprinting, which is possible in an unlimited substitution game.


Boot It and Shoot It - is lawn chair logic.


We can overcome this stagnation! We’re All in this Together !

Snack Schedule Template

Please use this, or similar, for Bumblebee, U6 and U8

U6 and U8 Activites for the Parent Coach


U10 Practice Activites for the Parent Coach

U12 Practice Activities for the Parent Coach


Cocaching Manual 2015

Recomended Reading (Rules / Laws of Game, etc.)

Skills School - Fundamental Ball Skills

US Youth Soccer Player Development Model 

Why Small-Sided Games for American Soccer?







Watch How to Handle Parents who "Yell"

Welcome to U.S. Soccer’s presentation on the new Player Development Initiatives. We want to make sure all parts of the community are as informed as possible on our collective plan to develop players to best of their abilities.


Download the full PDF presentation; and/or

Download the Frequently Asked Questions document: and/or

Download Birth Year Registration

Concussion Training (Mandatory for all Coaches)

Changing the Culture of Concussion Starts With You!


By taking this free, online course and using what you learn, you will be well positioned to improve the culture of concussion. Your actions can help create a safe environment for young athletes so that they can stay healthy, active, and thrive - both on and off the playing field.


Once you complete the training and quiz, PRINT OUT YOUR CERTIFICATE and give to your DIVISION COORDINATOR  showing you are ready for the season.

Soccer 101

September 09, 2015

If you're a parent or coach this website will help you undersatnd the basics of youth soccer. .

HELP! I'm a new coach!

January 03, 2023

If you're a new coach and feel a bit "overwhelmed" check out these sites.  

7 v 7 Drills & Practice Outlines

September 09, 2015

7 v 7 is a bit different this year.  Check out this area for or drills and practice outlines.

300 Practice Drills and Games

September 09, 2015

This booklet has 300 kids' games, drills and practice ideas.  

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