By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
March 5, 2019-The Capital District Youth Soccer League
(CDYSL) presents its 9th Annual Coaches Workshop at the Sand Creek Middle School, 329 Sand Creek Road in Albany this Saturday, March 9 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
The workshop, the largest gathering annually of Upstate soccer coaches, provides a one-day venue for coaches and club administrators to combine attendance at the mandatory coaches meetings with clinics and workshops that enhance player, team and club development plus safety. A representative from each of the CDYSL’s nearly 400 teams––boys, girls and coed (youngest squads)––will be in attendance.
Teaching the coaches this year are:
• Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
(ENYYSA) Director of Coaching Instruction Tim Bradbury
• New York Coerver Coaching Director Rob Bruley
• Andrew Clifton, Happy Feet Legends International Director of Youth Development and Education
• Legends Soccer Club Executive Director Kyle Hogge
• Deb Raber, Head Women’s Soccer Coach at the Massachusetts College of the Liberal Arts (MCLA)
Among the many topics are 1v1 Moves, 1v1 Progression plus Developing Deceptive Dribblers and Goal Scorers Through Small-Sided Soccer. Every coach attending will learn something from the informative discussions!
The final schedule is linked here: http://www.cdysl.org/page/2019-coaches-workshop-schedule
A lunch for new coaches will be served at the Mandatory Coaches Meeting. For more info, please phone the league at 518-435-2325 or 518-435-2326.
With over 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and 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 nine 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 Children With Special Needs. 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.