Without your help, we would not be able to bring the beautiful game to our recreational soccer players.
The following are links to several helpful documents and training sessions that will guide you through your coaching year! Please take a look at them, download and print them and keep coming back to this page for more resources and tips.
SPVJSA recommends the U.S. Soccer "Grassroots" level coaching courses as a starting point to all of our recreational coaches. This is a new program that begins with the "Introduction to Grassroots Coaching" module which is a 20 minute, online program that acts as a starting point to the remainder of the grassroots modules.
Following the Introduction there are four (4) in-person experiences and four (4) online courses that relate directly to small-sided games and the respective age-groups outlined in the U.S. Soccer Player Development Initiatives.
SPVJSA recommends the United Soccer Coaches Foundations of Coaching Diploma as a starting point to all of our recreational coaches.
United Soccer Coaches has developed the Foundations of Coaching online course as the perfect introduction to coaching youth soccer for the first time, and as a helpful refresher for those coaches coming back to the youth game.
At this time United Soccer Coaches is offering a 30 day complimentary membership to new coaches. This membership gives you access to all online resources, informational newsletters, online Soccer Journal, and member pricing on most education offerings.
The build out line will also be used to denote where offside offenses will be called. Players cannot be penalized for an offside offense between the halfway line and the build out line. Players can be penalized for an offside offense between the build out line and goal line.