For Coaches

COACH STANDARDS

  • Live with Dignity & Honor
  • Teacher First, Coach Second
  • Create a Safe Player-Centered Environment
  • Be Patient, Honest, & Reliable
  • Priority to Plan & Prepare
  • Be Professional & Organized at All Times

COACH EXPECTATIONS

  • Greet Players
  • Maximize Training Time & Involvement with Ball
  • Know Player’s Attitudes, Characteristics, Likes & Dislikes
  • Provide Information & Honest Feedback: Simple, Clear, Age Appropriate, Soccer Related
  • Incorporate Transition & Direction
  • Effectively Create Groups

COACH RULES

  • Maintain a Professional Appearance: CESC & Adidas Apparel, No High School, College or Other Local Club Gear
  • Demonstrate Professional Approach to Everything
  • Prepare for Training & Match
  • Show Punctuality, Priority, & Organization
  • Refrain from Profanity, Alcohol, Drugs, & Tobacco
  • Put Phone Away on Silent During Training & Match: Keep by Field in Case of Emergency
  • Maintain Professional Relationships: Players, Coaches, Parents, & Officials
  • Respond to All Emails in 24-48 Hours


LESSONS & ARTICLES
Indiana Soccer Lesson Plans
US Youth Soccer Lesson Plans
Coach Gary Blog & Sessions
Keep It On the Deck
FourFourTwo Performance
Futsal Central
Outside of the Boot