Creating a fun, safe, and exciting environment for the sport of soccer in our community

Coaching Tips

  • At SSFC, we recognize that our coaches come from a variety of backgrounds in regards to experience and familiarity with the game of soccer. As such, we have compiled a few resources to help you as you coach.

JBU Training Session Notes - Spring 2015

Below are PDF's of club training sessions with the JBU Men's Soccer team. Coaches are strongly encouraged to use these as a guide for their own practices.

Coaching Fundamentals

  • This site from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America is a great introduction for volunteer coaches. The site covers the rules and basics of the game. Coaching Fundamentals

US Youth Soccer Coaching Manual

  • This link will take you to a helpful coaching manual from US Youth Soccer. The document is quite large, but well worth your time. Reading the first few chapters along with the chapter about the age you will be coaching are especially recommended. Coaching Manual

Practice Activities

  • This page from the Arkansas State Soccer Association has a great list of helpful practice activities to assist coaches. Each activity will take you to a full lesson plan you can use with your team. Practice Activities
  • Drill and practice ideas from American Youth Soccer Organization. Drill and Practice Ideas