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LINKS TO USEFUL YOUTH SOCCER
COACHING WEBSITES 

COACHING TIPS, ACTIVITIES AND GAMES

Pill's Drills http://eteamz.active.com/soccer/pills/jpill.htm
This is an excellent site for coaches at all levels. It is very well organized and contains a number of games and activities for practice sessions categorized by technique and tactics. Definitely check out the "Favorites" section – these games and activities are usually very popular with the children. Also contains age appropriate expectations, sample games and activities and typical practice session outlines for U6, U8, U10, U12 and U14-U18.

Better Soccer More Fun www.bettersoccermorefun.com
This site covers many of the central ideas behind the Dutch Vision related to coaching youth soccer. Contains a lot of good information on games, activities and approaches to coaching for the basic to advanced soccer coach.

Decatur Sports www.decatursports.com/drills/tips.htm
This site contains a considerable amount of information on various topics related to coaching soccer, including iedas for games and activities. While the site is not organized very well, there is a fairly good amount of useful information on this site.

Bruce Brown Lee www.brucebrownlee.com
This site contains information on a number of areas including the role of the youth soccer coach, articles on tactical training, technical training, coaching girl's soccer, team management, game day preparation, and dealing with soccer match hazards.

Joe Soccer www.joesoccer.com/info/games
The nice feature about this site is that it contains a number of games and activities that are animated, so it is easier for novice coaches to understand how to run them in practice sessions.

EDU Kick www.edukick.com/links.asp
This site contains links to a number of other soccer websites.

OTHER SOCCER RESOURCES

Mass Youth Soccer www.mayouthsoccer.org

US Youth Soccer www.usyouthsoccer.org

National Soccer Coaches Association of America – NSCAA www.nscaa.com

FIFA www.fifa.com

 

CYS Coaching Philosophy
CYS Mission and Coaching Philosophy
CYS Coaching Guidelines
Mass Youth Soccer Coaching Guidelines
Zero Tolerance Policy
Coaches Code of Conduct

Coaching Resources / Education
CYS Coaches Manual
Lesson Plans for Soccer Practices
Useful Youth Soccer Coaching Websites
Coaching License Courses

Administration
Coach Administration Checklist
Scheduling Practice Fields
BAYS Make-up Game Procedure
BAYS Placement Field Evaluations

Other
Safety, Injuries and Emergencies
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
CYS Coaches Survey Results
Referee's Pointers for BAYS Coaches
Coach Application Form (Acrobat PDF)

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