Travel & Rec Plus Coaches Information

Travel & Rec Plus Coaching Information

USAI Coach: register for NSCAA National Diploma course hosted by USAI November, 2015, Mary & John Geisse Soccer Complex.  Steps: 1. Get approval and password from Will Pfaffenberger.  2. Register online here   3. Pay $100 refundable deposit.  4. Must be NSCAA member so have membership number ready or select option #2 to have USAI complete your NSCAA membership. 


Current Season Information

FALL 2015 USAi Travel Training Schedule

“Tryout” offer form for use during Team Formation & Player Evaluations.

SportZone Winter 2016 Training Schedule:  CLICK HERE   Begins January .  Ends March .

Reserve indoor school gym as ad hoc training.  Not meant to be a weekly training session.  You must release your hour via Gidget if you’re not going to use it (so that another team may use it).  We pay for each hour whether or not we use it.

Training Field Reservations, check for update: Fall 2015 training assignments

GK Training Assignments and Schedule –  Coming Soon!

Field Care Assignments – posted on team manager page

30 Small Sided Games For Training Sessions:  CLICK HERE!

USA of Indiana Coaching Resources

NSCAA video: Flipping the Field by Vince Ganzberg

NSCAA video “The Youth Soccer Coach” written by Mike Berticelli

Referee Evaluation Form

USA of Indiana Travel Coaches Lesson Plan Form (PDF version)

USA of Indiana Travel Coaches Lesson Plan Form (word version)

Concussion Resource: It’s Better to Miss One Game Than the Whole Season
To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC published Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes.  Posted here is important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion. If you think your athlete has sustained a concussion…don’t assess it yourself.   Take him/her out of play, and seek the advice of a health care professional.
Coach clipboard document:

Coaching Carousel Setting the foundation for a new coach-athlete relationship by Stephen Woodward


Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports: A Position Statement from the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine



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