United Soccer Coaches Diplomas

 
 
The Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic is honored to be an Official United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) Education Event. Soccer Champions shares the United Soccer Coaches' goal of helping coaches of all levels become better coaches.

In conjunction with this partnership, Soccer Champions offers several United Soccer Coaches coaching education diploma opportunities at the 2019 clinic: the United Soccer Coaches' Formations and Systems Special Topics Diploma and a United Soccer Coaches' Possession that Leads to Goals Special Topics Diploma. Please see below to learn more about each of these United Soccer Coaches offerings at Soccer Champions.

To learn more about all United Soccer Coaches coaching education curriculum and course offerings, visit the United Soccer Coaches Education webpage.


United Soccer Coaches' Formations and Systems Special Topics Diploma

Led by a United Soccer Coaches' National Staff Coach, this United Soccer Coaches Diploma will consider how players are aligned within a formation and then how that alignment is formed into a team system. The classroom presentation will look at several of the most popular formations; 1-4-4-2, 1-4-3-3 etc. and develop upon themes of style of play and system. Coaches will be encouraged to contribute their views, opinions and experiences using different formations in different ways.

The Diploma will begin with a lecture presentation on Thursday evening and conclude with a brief classroom review on early Friday evening. Several clinic field sessions will be required viewing and selected based on their relevance and value to the Diploma.

In addition to on-site learning, this course includes the delivery of a six-part E-Learning content valued at $50.

*A fee of $50 will apply for this diploma.


United Soccer Coaches' Possession that Leads to Goals Special Topics Diploma

Led by a United Soccer Coaches' National Staff Coach, this United Soccer Coaches Diploma will include a preview classroom session on Thursday evening looking at modern trends in attacking soccer. The Diploma will consider possession “with a purpose” -- to score goals.

To earn the Diploma, coaches will attend Thursday evening preview session and then be directed to attend a number of clinic field sessions on Friday that have relevance to this topic. To complete the Diploma, coaches will attend a classroom review session Friday night to discuss the assigned field sessions.

In addition to on-site learningexperience, this course also includes the following Attacking Principles of Play Series E-Learning content (this alone is valued at $50).

This E-Learning series explores the five principles of attack, namely penetration, width, support, mobility and improvisation. These concepts are detailed in 4 dynamic 20-30 minute presentations facilitated by Ian Barker, United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Education. Each session includes 5-6 activities to improve your teams attacking success. If you are a Coach, Professional Educator or Club Director you will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from best practice

Soccer Champions Possession that Leads to Goals registrants will receive their Special Topics Diploma, learn from on-site field and classroom sessions, and receive 23 printable, full color activity plans that are part of the delivered E-Learning content.

*A fee of $50 will apply for this diploma.


 
 
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