Coaches Corner April 2019 Edition!

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April Lesson Plans:

Playing Through the Lines Adrian Parrish Technical Director Kentucky Youth Soccer
Combining Centrally to Play in Behind Adrian Parrish Technical Director Kentucky Youth Soccer

Winning the Ball Defensively Adrian Parrish Technical Director Kentucky Youth Soccer

Upcoming Coaching Education Courses

Course Location Date
7v7 In Person Grassroots Lexington, KY May 3, 2019
US Soccer D License Ft. Thomas, KY June 21-23, 2019 & August 10-11, 2019
11v11 In Person Grassroots Buckner, KY June 29, 2019
**US Soccer C License Lexington, KY June 11 – June 15 & July 31 – August 4
11v11 In Person Grassroots Pikeville, KY July 20, 2019
7v7 In Person Grassroots Pikeville, KY July 20, 2019
7v7 In Person Grassroots Elizabethtown, KY July 20, 2019
9v9 In Person Grassroots Elizabethtown, KY July 20, 2019
9v9 In Person Grassroots Edgewood, KY July 27, 2019
US Soccer D License Bowling Green, KY November 15-17, 2019 & February 29-March 1, 2020

**The US Soccer C License in Lexington is currently on a waitlist. For more Information on Coaching Education including Minimum Coaching Standards, How To Host course descriptions, etc. please click here

United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Course
The Director of Coaching Diploma is a 21-hour course designed to address the issues confronting the Director of an American club. The curriculum has been created in cooperation with US Club Soccer. It examines the technical, conceptual, leadership and administrative skills of future and current Directors of Coaching for youth soccer clubs for the purpose of developing the American soccer player. This is accomplished through a curriculum rich in application and theory and will focus on organizational structure, methods of coaching, leadership theory, evaluation and development of coaches and players and fiscal, legal and moral responsibility. Candidates will understand each of the individual units of the club as well as the interrelationship of those parts to achieve the specific goals and objectives of a youth soccer club. Click here for more information. TorrX Special offer to KY YOUTH SOCCER!

Have you checked out our NEW partner, TorrX?! The Official Smart Ball Pump of KY Youth Soccer will be used at all state run tournaments this year! It is a great tool to efficiently and accurately pump up soccer balls with just the touch of a button! We are excited for the posititive impact this will have during our events! If you are interested in ordering your own TorrX, use the special offer for $10 off!
SPECIAL KYSA OFFER: $69.96 Use Code: KYSApsi Discount Code – Expires on April 30th!

Article of the Month: Experts Provide 3 Reasons U.S. Children Need to Play More Pickup Soccer By: Sean Jensen, SportsEngine
As his health club empire approaches its third decade, Bahram Akradi’s latest Life Time endeavor is more about sense than cents, more an homage to his past than a fixation on his future. He wants kids in the United States to enjoy pickup soccer the way he did throughout his childhood in Iran. Click here to read the rest of the article.

Featured Podcast: The Six Yard Box Hosted by Ron DeMarse The Six-Yard Box is a show dedicated entirely to the art of goalkeeping. Each week, we bring together the top goalkeepers in the game with the most knowledgeable experts and the most experienced coaches. The show is designed for keepers of all ages and skill levels, as well as the coaches who are dedicated to training them.
Each show is 30 – 45 minutes long, with new episodes released every Thursday morning. Topics include individual player profiles, specific techniques, strategies, game tactics, training advice, recruiting information and much more.

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