2018 Event Schedule

The 2018 Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic schedule will be released as soon as it is available.
Please use the below schedule from the 2017 Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic as a reference for times and format
as the 2018 clinic will follow a similar schedule.


Click here to view the full handout from the past 2017 Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic
2017 Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic Handout Event Handout


* Required Sessions for U.S. Soccer E License Candidates
# Required Sessions for NSCAA High School Coaching Special Topics Diploma Candidates
& Required Sessions for NSCAA Goalkeeper Level I Diploma Candidates
^ Required Sessions for "Developing Positive Leadership" Diploma Candidates

Session Date Session Time Session 2017 Presenter 2017 Topic Location
Program, presenters and sessions subject to change. Please check for back for regular updates.
Thursday, February 23 4:15pm - 9:00pm

Registration/Check-In

Mohegan Sun Convention Center Prefunction
Thursday, February 23 5:00pm - 9:15pm E License* Mario Prata/
CJSA Staff
Required Courses for E License Candidates Brotherton Room - Convention Center Upper Level
Thursday, February 23 5:00pm - 9:15pm E License* Ian Mulliner/
MYSA Staff
Required Courses for E License Candidates Abenaki Room - Convention Center Upper Level
Thursday, February 23 6:30pm - 7:30pm NSCAA High School Coaching Special Topics Diploma# Ian Barker, Dave Newbery & Brandon Silva/ NSCAA NSCAA High School Coaching: The Role and Impact of the High School Coach in Player Development Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Thursday, February 23 7:30pm - 8:30pm NSCAA High School Coaching Special Topics Diploma# Ian Barker, Dave Newbery & Brandon Silva/ NSCAA NSCAA High School Coaching: Effective Team Management that Drives Performance Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Thursday, February 23 7:30pm - 9:00pm NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I Diploma& Tony DiCicco & Deb Raber/ NSCAA GK Staff NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I Course Lecture #1 and #2 Nipmuc Room - Convention Center Upper Level
Thursday, February 23 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Soccer Meet & Greet presented by NSCAA, Ray Reid Soccer School & SoccerPlus Challenger Camps
Mohegan Sun Convention Center Prefunction
 
Friday, February 24
 
Friday, February 24 7:30am - 12:00pm

Registration/Check-In

Mohegan Sun Convention Center Prefunction
Friday, February 24 8:10am - 9:00am I* Mario Prata/
CJSA Staff
Possession to Penetrate Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 8:10am - 9:00am Break-Out I^ Becky Burleigh SCCC "Developing Positive Leadership"
Session 1: Character Roadmap Part 1
Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 9:10am - 10:00am II*# Ian Barker Building Out from the Back Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 9:10am - 10:00am Break-Out II Dave Hancock The Science of Soccer Periodization: What's Behind Session Planning Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 10:00am - 10:30am

EXHIBITOR TIME

Exhibitor Zone/Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 10:30am - 11:20am III* Dick Bate Possession Play Elements Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 10:30am - 11:20am Break-Out III Sigi Schmid Player Development Pathways & Options (Academy, High School, College, International to Professional) Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 11:40am - 12:30pm IV* Dave Hancock What I Learned about Constructing a Training Session from My Days with Jose Mourinho Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 11:40am - 12:30pm Break-Out IV^ Becky Burleigh SCCC "Developing Positive Leadership"
Session 2: Character Roadmap Part 2
Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 12:30pm - 1:20pm NSCAA Level I Goalkeeper Diploma Course& Tony DiCicco & Deb Raber/ NSCAA GK Staff Goalkeeper Handling, Footwork, Collapse Dive & Hand Distribution (NSCAA Level I Goalkeeper Field Session #1) Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 12:30pm - 1:45pm

EXHIBITOR TIME/LUNCH

Exhibitor Zone/Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 1:45pm - 2:35pm V* Chris Gbandi Transition from Defending to Attacking Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 1:45pm - 2:35pm Break-Out V Ralph Perez U.S. Soccer: Where We're Going:
An Interactive Discussion
Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 1:45pm - 2:35pm Eastern Massachusetts Girls High School Coaches' Association Meeting Abenaki Room - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 2:50pm - 3:40pm VI* Dick Bate Man-Marking Defending Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 2:50pm - 3:40pm Break-Out VI^ Tony DiCicco SCCC "Developing Positive Leadership"
Session 3: Team Leadership
Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 3:45pm - 4:15pm

EXHIBITOR TIME

Exhibitor Zone/Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 4:15pm - 5:05pm VII# Ian Barker & Brandon Silva Attacking and Defending Principles of Play Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 4:15pm - 5:05pm Break-Out VII^ Becky Burleigh SCCC "Developing Positive Leadership"
Session 4: Coaching Character Skills with Your Team
Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 5:15pm - 6:10pm VIII*& Tony DiCicco & Deb Raber/ NSCAA GK Staff Goalkeeper Positioning, Angle Play & Breakaway Saves (NSCAA Level I Goalkeeper Field Session #2) Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 5:15pm - 6:05pm Break-Out VIII Dick Bate Coach - Planning & Preparation Factors Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 5:15pm - 6:15pm NSCAA High School Coaching Special Topics Diploma# Ian Barker, Dave Newbery & Brandon Silva/ NSCAA Course Wrap-up and Awarding of Diplomas Abenaki Room - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 6:20pm - 7:15pm NSCAA Level I Goalkeeper Diploma Course& Tony DiCicco & Deb Raber/ NSCAA GK Staff Team Games for Training Your Goalkeeper (NSCAA Level I Goalkeeper Field Session #3) Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Friday, February 24 6:15pm - 7:00pm E License* Mario Prata/
CJSA Staff
Required Courses for E License Candidates (Philosophy) Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 6:15pm - 7:00pm E License* Ian Mulliner/
MYSA Staff
Required Courses for E License Candidates (Philosophy) Abenaki Room - Convention Center Upper Level
Friday, February 24 7:15pm - 8:15pm Required E License Session* Mario Prata & Ian Mulliner E License Field Session Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
 
Saturday, February 25
 
Saturday, February 25 7:45am - 10:30am

Registration/Check-In

Mohegan Sun Convention Center Prefunction
Saturday, February 25 8:00am - 9:30am IX* Tom Goodman Coaching Attack & Defense Using Small-Sided Games Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 8:30am - 9:30am Break-Out IX Tony DiCicco Offensive and Defensive Set Pieces Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Saturday, February 25 9:35am - 10:30am X* Sigi Schmid Developing Players Technically Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 9:35am - 10:30am Break-Out X Dave Hancock Soccer Strength & Conditioning Session Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Saturday, February 25 10:30am - 11am

EXHIBITOR TIME

Exhibitor Zone/Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 11:00am - 12:00pm XI* Tony DiCicco Developing Your Team to Be Able to Press & Trap Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 11:00am - 12:00pm Break-Out XI Tom Goodman Make It Look Like Soccer Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugussett Rooms - Convention Center Upper Level
Saturday, February 25 12:00pm - 1:00pm Required E License Session* Ian Mulliner/
MYSA Staff
Dribbling to Create Scoring Opportunities Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 12:00pm - 1:15pm

EXHIBITOR TIME/LUNCH

Exhibitor Zone/Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 1:15pm - 2:15pm XII* Sigi Schmid Defending 101 Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 2:30pm - 3:20pm XIII* Dick Bate Working with Wide Attackers Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 3:30pm - 4:20pm XIV* Ray Reid Favorite Activities Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 4:30pm - 5:30pm Required E License Session* Mario Prata E License Field Session Convention Center Uncas Ballroom
Saturday, February 25 5:30 pm - 8:45pm E License Practical Testing Sessions* CJSA & MYSA Staff E License Testing (Out-of-State Candidates) Convention Center Uncas Ballroom


Click here to view the full Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic handout from 2016!
2016 Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic Event Handout


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