From left to right, clinicians Tim Bradbury, Mike Dickey and Gary Lewis
By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
August 1, 2014-The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) is very pleased to present three free clinics for soccer coaches or those interested in becoming a soccer coach. These clinics will take place after the conclusion of our US Soccer C License course from August 1 to 10 at the OMM/World Class Facility, 175 Old Orangeburg Road in Orangeburg.
The three free clinics will be offered on Sunday, August 10:
Leading off from 11 am to noon is Tim Bradbury, Director of Coaching Instruction for Eastern New York. Tim’s credentials also include a NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Master Coach, US Soccer A License for 23 years, US National Youth License, NSCAA National Staff Coach, Director of Education for UK Elite and 4-time presenter at the NSCAA Convention. Tim will be speaking on “Possession, Possession, Keep It and Win!”
From noon to 1 pm, Mike Dickey will be discussing the “2014 World Cup.” Mike was the US Girls-Under-17 Youth National Team Coach and the head coach of the Delaware Wizards of the USL and is the current head coach of Region 2 Girls ODP, a US Soccer National Instructor, US Soccer A License for nine years and coached the US Girls-Under-16 Youth National Team to a gold medal at the 2010 Nordic Cup. Plus Mike was a semi-professional player in Germany to boot.
At 1 to 2 pm, Gary Lewis gives a clinic on “Movement Patterns in the Final Third.” Gary is the National Director of Coaching for FCUSA. He holds a UEFA “A” Coaching License as well as a FA Academy Managers License, FA Psychology for Soccer Level 3 and FA Youth Module 3. Gary oversaw the training curriculum for boys ages 12 to 14 at the renowned Liverpool Football Club.
“Building on the momentum from the popularity of the 2014 World Cup, we are very happy to offer these free clinics by some great instructors and hope that many local coaches and just those interested in soccer will come to Orangeburg for what should be an exceptional day,” commented Eastern New Youth Soccer Association President Richard Christiano.
Those who pre-register for these free clinics will also receive a T-shirt. You can do that by selecting here.
For more information, please contact Eastern New York at 888-5-ENYYSA
With 123,843 youth soccer players––68,587 boys and 55,256 girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with 11 leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Special Children. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. ENYYSA is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. For more information, please log on to http://www.enysoccer.com/, which receives nearly 300,000 hits annually from the growing soccer community.