9 v 9 Grassroots Coaching Course
The 9v9 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, coaches 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 10-12. The course will also ask each?coach?to?reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal?growth?in the Six Tasks (Coaching Games, Coaching Training?Sessions, Leading the Team, Leading the Player, Managing the?Performance Environment, and Leadership).?
Coaches who take this course can expect two (2) hours of classroom-based learning with?the facilitation of a licensed instructor, followed by?two (2) hours of on-field coaching/observation.?Coaches must attend both components (classroom & field) of this specific course.?