By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
February 20, 2024-Soccer coaches can unleash their potential when the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) hosts the “C” Coaching Course.
“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 for Eastern New York. “The C is the foundation of all high-level licenses and is full of vital teaching strategies and game concepts.“
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: https://learning.ussoccer.com/coach/courses/available/4/course-info
This “C” course and first-class curriculum is designed for coaches working with players ages 13 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. There is both an instruction/development period and an assessment period.
The fee for each course is $1,650. The course at Afrim’s Sports Park in Colonie is just about to start but there are still openings for the Downstate course:
Field of Dreams, 424 Salisbury Park Drive, Westbury, NY 11590
Course opening webinar: May 5, 7:00 to 8:30 pm
In-person meetings, a mix of field and classroom sessions: June 17 to 20
Course closing webinar: August 24, 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Registration needs to be through the US Soccer Digital Learning Center. Any questions can be directed to Eastern New York’s Director of Coaching Tim Bradbury (email@example.com).
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 10 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 US Youth Soccer. For more information, please log on to http://www.enysoccer.com/