West Warwick Soccer Association: COACH'S REGISTRATION & Information

Saturday, July 19
Coaches Registration Link

2013/2014 RISK MANAGEMENT (BCI) EXPIRE JULY 31ST, 2014.  RETURNING COACHES NEED TO WAIT UNTIL AUGUST 1, 2014 FOR THE SYSTEM TO RESET IN ORDER THAT THEY MAY REGISTER FOR THE FALL SEASON.

First, follow the link through the 4 steps to register as a coach. Then click the last link to print the form showing your information.  Please sign & mail form to WWSA, P.O.Box 1206, West Warwick, RI 02893 or hand it to one of the board members.  Thank you for volunteering!  Please contact Darlene Joaquin, Registrar, for assistance with registering as a West Warwick Soccer Coach!



Sunday, December 8
2013/2014 YOUTH LICENSING MODULE WEBINARS & FIELD TRAINING COURSES LINK

Available Youth Module Webinars**:

          Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
       Wednesday, January 8, 2014, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
          Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
 
 (You must use your Individual Coach Account login, please do not create a New GotSoccer Account to complete this registration.  Use the Account look up if you do not know your user name or password)
 
Available Youth Module Field Sessions**
     Field Session are for coaches who have completed the Youth Module Webinar OR coaches who have their Youth Module Level 1 or 2 certificates.
    (a max of 12 coaches can register for each course)
 
    December 15, 2013, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Omni Center, 88 Front St., Fall River, MA 
    January 4, 2014, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm - Flat River Annex, 1675A Flat River Rd, Coventry, RI
JANUARY 25, 2014, 6-9PM, WEST WARWICK CIVIC CENTER - EMAIL WWSAPRESIDENT@GMAIL.COM
    February 8, 2014, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm - Flat River Annex, 1675A Flat River Rd, Coventry, RI
    February 9, 2014, 9 am to 12:00 pm - Omni Center,88 Front St.,  Fall River, MA
    March 15, 2014, 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm - Flat River Annex, 1675A Flat River Rd, Coventry, RI
 
**You cannot register for a Youth Module Field Session until you have completed (taken) the Youth Module Webinar or have a Youth Module 1 Certificate or have a Youth Module 2 Certificate.  
 
 


Saturday, September 15
COACH'S LICENSING DESCRIPTIONS

Novice Coaching

A three (3) hour course offered to the first-second year coach and any parent inspiring to be coach. The course introduces to the candidates on how to manage a team and provide the appropriate training sessions. The emphasis is to provide an atmosphere that the players will enjoy and develop. There is a 45 minute classroom session, plus a 1-hour training session with a youth team presented by the instructor. The course wraps up with a review and Q&A. No prerequisite for this course.

 

If you are a coach and would like to take the Novice Training Course please contact the Director of Coaches from your local soccer association.

If you are a Director of Coaches and would like to schedule a Novice Course for your association; please contact Steve Marmas

Youth 1 Course

The Youth Module Level 1 (YM-1) course is for the coach of U6 and U8 teams. The YM-1 certificate is required for all U7 & U8 travel coaches.

The course is presented in two parts:

  1. One Three (3) hour webinar* covers the developmental aspects of coaching the 6, 7 and 8 year old players. 
  2.  
  3. One Two (2) to Three (3) hour field session during which each coach is given 5 to 10 minutes to coach a team demonstrating the "good" practices they have learned in the webinar.

Youth 2 Course 

The Youth Module Level 2 (YM-2) course is for the coach of U9 and U10 teams. The YM-2 certificate is required for all U9 & U10 travel coaches.

The course is presented in two parts:

  1. One Three (3) hour webinar* covers the developmental aspects of coaching the 9 and 10 year old player. 
  2. One Two (2) to Three (3) hour field session during which each coach is given 5 to 10 minutes to coach a team demonstrating the "good" practices they have learned in the webinar.

E License Course

E License (required for U11/U12 Coaches)

An eighteen hour course offered to the candidates coaching an U12 team or higher. The curriculum focus on the development of the player, both individually and as a team player. The emphasis will be to build on the players’ technical development by applying tactical concepts that will address game situations. The course will help coaches expand their knowledge and understanding of technical and tactical demands of the game and provide the understanding of practical coaching methodology and the framework necessary to prepare players and a team for competition.

The course entails classroom and field sessions, which candidates are expected to participate in.

There is no prerequisite for this course.

There is a minimum 20 candidates to conduct a course.

D Course

D License (required for U13 select/travel coaches)

A thirty-six hour course offered to the candidates coaching U14 and up select/travel teams. The focus is to provide a framework and understanding of practical coaching tools to improve players’ technique and to expand their tactical awareness within the team. The coach’s ability to create game like situations during the training sessions that challenge and develop the individual and team, are also a part of the course.

The course entails classroom and field sessions, which candidates are expected to participate in.

The "E" License is prerequisite for this course.

A minimum of 25 candidates is required to conduct a course.

 



Sunday, September 25
US Youth Soccer Coaches Manual

OVERVIEW of Contents:

Children at Play, Proceed with Care

Foundations of Coaching Children

Effective Coaching Behavior

Coaching Five and Six Year Olds: "Which Way Do I Go?"

Coaching Seven and Eight Year Olds:  "Are You My Teammate?"

Coaching Nine and Ten Year Olds:  Team Identity

Coaching Eleven and Twelve Year Olds:  The Dawning of Tactical Awareness

The Role of Competition in Player Development

Team Management

Risk Management:  Keeping Children Safe

Coaching Players with Disabilities

Street Soccer

Sports Nutrition for Youth Soccer

US Youth Soccer Modified Rules of Play

The Importance of Responsible Coaching