- Learn how to create an outline for your season that will guide you throughout the year
- Learn how to develop practice sessions that fit your philosophy and seasonal plan
- Learn how to evaluate player progress and how to fine tune practice sessions accordingly
with Jason Sisneros,
University of North Carolina Assistant Women's Soccer Coach and Director of Match Analysis;
2012 National Champions (and 22 National Collegiate Championships);
youth soccer coach for 17+ years - has led youth teams to state and regional titles; NSCAA Premier Diploma
North Carolina Assistant Coach Jason Sisneros provides an overview of fundamental themes and principles for organizing youth practices over the course of a season. He calls on his 17 years of youth coaching experience to highlight the importance of technical assessment and data gathering, and discusses specific mental training concepts in addition to the importance of getting player and family buy-in to your program.
PLANNING YOUR SEASON
Coach Sisneros introduces seven components to consider in planning your team's practices for a season, including the establishment of team principles; the evaluation, training, and assessment of technical ability; and the introduction of tactical concepts, among others. These suggestions will help the coach stay focused on his vision for the players' individual improvement and their improvement as a team
Coach Sisneros stresses the importance of technical assessment and data gathering, focusing on age-appropriate technical skills and the importance of re-evaluation and adaptation based on the season's progression and player performance in games.
MENTAL TRAINING and COMMUNICATION
Discover several specific techniques to train the mental game of your players and help them visualize key components of performance. Coach Sisneros highlights the importance of communication between coach and player, coach and families, and players in talking to themselves.
Coach Sisneros's detailed analysis of how to establish fundamental principles for your team, follow through with technical skills over the course of a season, and train mental and communication development of players and teams will help youth coaches at all levels.
49 minutes. 2014.Soccer Videos