March 1, 2019-Soccer coaches will be delighted to get a “C” when the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) hosts the “C” Coaching Course in Schenectady and Dobbs Ferry this year.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old, be currently coaching and have held a National “D” License for a minimum of one year or meet the waiver guidelines found here: http://www.ussoccer.com/coaching-education/licenses/national-c#Waiver
“This is a great course that is a vital stepping stone for those that wish to move onto the B and A courses,” commented Tim Bradbury, Director of Coaching Instruction for Eastern New York. “The C is the foundation of all high-level licenses and is full of vital teaching strategies and game concepts.“
This “C” course and first-class curriculum is designed for coaches working with players ages 14 and up. The course encompasses the various tasks of the coach, including training sessions, coaching games, leading players, leading the teams and managing a performance environment plus vital theory sessions on periodization and principles of play with field sessions. The cost is $1,900 (course only) and there is both an instruction/development period and an assessment period.
The timeline is:
Schenectady course (Afrim’s Sports Park, 969 Watervilet-Shaker Road in Schenectady)
Instruction: April 22-26
Assessment: June 27-July 1
Dobbs Ferry course (The Masters School, 49 Clinton Avenue in Dobbs Ferry)
Instruction: July 5-9
Assessment: August 19-23