E-News Detail

Cal South E-News | February 2012 COACHING EDUCATION

February 16, 2012

Coaching Education at Soccer Nation Expo 2012

If you are looking to learn more about coaching or trying to find some new drills to allow you to put your players through their paces, then Soccer Nation Expo is the place you should be! Cal South's Coaching Education department and many of our partners and sponsors have put together an exciting weekend of highly informative training clinics and classroom sessions geared towards all types of coaches. Whether you are the coach of an elite club team or just getting started as a parent coaching a U6 recreational team, we probably have a clinic that is perfect for your needs.

The full schedule of Soccer Nation Expo coaching clinics and classroom sessions lies below. Click on the links to be taken to your area of interest...

VIP Coaching Clinics
Saturday, February 25, 2012 Sunday, February 26, 2012
VIP Coach Classroom Sessions
Saturday, February 25, 2012 Sunday, February 26, 2012
Kohl's Recreational Coaching Clinics
Saturday, February 25, 2012 Sunday, February 26, 2012
For the full Soccer Nation Expo schedule of events, click here
VIP Coaching Clinics & Classroom Sessions

Soccer Nation Expo presents world-class coaches in highly instructive clinics on our VIP Presentation Pitch and in exclusive classroom sessions throughout the show. Remember: to get special VIP seating at these clinics and exclusive entrance to these classroom sessions, you will need to purchase a VIP Coach Pass.

To learn more about the VIP Coach Pass, click here.
To sign up for your VIP Coach Pass now, click here.

...

VIP Presentation Pitch Clinic Schedule | Saturday, February 25, 2012

All clinics, times and presenters are tentative and subject to change up to show time.
Time Topic (click links for more info) Presenter

09:00am-
09:45am

Working with U12 Youth Players on Why First Touch is So Important

Sam Snow
Director of Coaching
US Youth Soccer

10:00am- 10:45am

Teaching Small Groups the Use of Combination Play to Benefit the 11v11 Game

James Parry
Fulham FC scout & former
Liverpool FC Youth Academy
coach/scout

11:00am-
11:45am

Movement of Two Strikers to Create Goalscoring Opportunities

Tony DiCicco
former U.S. Women's National
Team coach (1999 World Cup & 1996 Olympic gold medal)

12:00pm-
12:45pm

The Importance of Using Balance and Good Team Shape to Defend

Ralph Perez
University of Redlands
Men's Head Coach & US Soccer National Staff Coach

01:00pm-
01:45pm

Favorite Training Sessions from West Bromwich Albion (EPL)

Dan Ashworth
Sporting and Technical Director of West Bromwich Albion

01:45pm-
02:00pm

Live Product Demonstration

Soccer Wave

02:00pm-
02:45pm

Dominate the 1v1 Game

Klaus Pabst
Director of Coaching
FC Cologne, Germany

03:00pm-
03:45pm

Technical and Tactical: Applications
for Small-Sided Games

Tony McCallum
FA Regional Coach
Development Manager

04:00pm-
04:45pm

Transition Play and the Importance of
Its Speed in the Game

Craig Harrington
LA Galaxy Academy Coach

VIP Presentation Pitch Clinic Schedule | Sunday, February 26, 2012

09:00am-
09:45am

Scoring Off Combination Plays

Les Howie
FA Head of Grassroots Coaching

10:00am-10:45am

Goalkeeping: Advanced Technique Training for Youth Goalkeepers

Tony DiCicco
former U.S. Women's National
Team coach (1999 World Cup & 1996 Olympic gold medal)

11:00am-11:45am

Finishing In and Around the Penalty Box

Ian Barker
NSCAA Director of Coaching

11:45am-
12:00pm

Live Product Demonstration

Soccer Wave

12:00pm-12:45pm

Favorite Training Sessions from West Bromwich Albion (EPL)

Dan Ashworth
Sporting and Technical Director of West Bromwich Albion

01:00pm-01:45pm

Improve Ball Mastery in Games

Klaus Pabst
Director of Coaching
FC Cologne, Germany

02:00pm-02:45pm

U10 Concept of Triangles

Sam Snow
Director of Coaching
US Youth Soccer

03:00pm-03:45pm

Increasing Your Team's Speed of Play

Ian Barker
NSCAA Director of Coaching

...

VIP Coach Classroom Sessions Schedule | Saturday, February 25, 2012
Room #309
All clinics, times and presenters are tentative and subject to change up to show time.
Time Topic (click links for more info) Presenter

10:00am- 10:50am

The DNA of West Bromwich Albion (EPL): From Ages U8 to the First Team

Dan Ashworth
Sporting and Technical Director of West Bromwich Albion

11:00am- 11:50am

Developing Better Technical Players for the Youth Game

Tony McCallum
FA Regional Coach
Development Manager

12:00pm- 12:50pm

European Youth Soccer - Inside 1. FC Köln and FC Barcelona

Klaus Pabst
Director of Coaching
FC Cologne, Germany

02:00pm- 02:50pm

An In-Depth Look at Pachuca Club de Fútbol Youth Academy

Marco Garcés
Director of Performance Analysis for C.F. Pachuca & former Mexican National player

03:00pm- 03:50pm

The English Premier League: Its Creation, Workings and Youth Academies

Rick Parry
former Chief Executive of English Premier League & Liverpool FC

VIP Coach Classroom Sessions Schedule | Sunday, February 26, 2012
Room #309

09:30am- 10:30am

Cal South Coaching Education Staff Meeting and "E" License Course Overview

Steve Hoffman
Cal South Director of Coaching & Player Development

11:00am- 11:50am

Soccer Athlete Development Principles: A Practical Plan for 9-15 Years

Dave Chesler
Director of Coaching
for U.S. Soccer Federation

12:00pm- 12:50pm

Using the Correct Tools for Evaluating Players Robin Russell
SportsPath

01:00pm- 01:50pm

Elite and International Tactical Teaching Methods for Goalkeeper Coaches

Marco Garcés
Director of Performance Analysis for C.F. Pachuca & former Mexican National player

02:00pm- 02:50pm

Grassroots Football and How Parents Can Improve the Soccer Environment

Les Howie
FA Head of Grassroots Coaching

Recreational Coaches & Players

Cal South is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Kohl's to host numerous recreational soccer clinics and demonstrations at Soccer Nation Expo 2012.

Cal South Coaching Education staff will be demonstrating age and skill level appropriate drills and games for recreational coaches and players throughout both days of the show. Show attendees will get to take part in these drills and games, so bring your kids as well! Like Soccer Nation Expo 2012, these recreational clinics are all free to the general public.

...

Kohl's Recreational Pitch Schedule | Saturday, February 25, 2012

All clinics, times and presenters are tentative and subject to change up to show time.
Time Topic (click links for more info) Presenter

10:00am-
10:50am

Introducing the Skill of Heading in the U11 Age Group

Sam Snow
Director of Coaching
US Youth Soccer

11:00am-
11:50am

Dribbling (U10)

Jennifer Tanaka

12:00pm-
12:50pm

Ball Mastery (U6)

Costa Nicolaou

01:00pm-
01:50pm

Shooting (U8)

Costa Nicolaou

02:00pm-
02:50pm

Ball Mastery (U6) [Spanish]

Ernesto De La O

03:00pm-
03:50pm

Youth Module 1 Course (U6, U8)

Darwin Dallas

Kohl's Recreational Pitch Schedule | Sunday, February 26, 2012

10:00am-
10:50am

Dribbling (U8)

Ryan Jorden

11:00am-
11:50am

Passing (U10)

Ryan Jorden

12:00pm-
12:50pm

Ball Mastery (U6)

Phil Hollands

01:00pm-
01:50pm

Passing (U8)

Phil Hollands

02:00pm-
02:50pm

Shooting (U10) [Spanish]

Ernesto De La O

03:00pm-
03:50pm

Youth Module 1 Course (U6, U8)

Darwin Dallas

For the full Soccer Nation Expo schedule of events, click here

...