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Club Development Webinars

NorCal’s efforts to support the development of our member clubs in all areas of work, both on and off the field, continues with the launch of our first Club Development Webinar Series this Fall. All webinars are free to our membership and hosted live on our Facebook page. You’ll have the opportunity for Q&A at the end of each session.
These webinars are intended for club directors, administrators, and board members. Coaches, managers, and players interested in learning more on these topics are certainly welcome as well.
Grant Writing 101: Part 1
Wednesday, October 10 @ 7:00pm
2-part series on the basics of finding opportunities for grants and writing grant proposals. Q&A included with both. “Homework” will be given between sessions.
Agenda includes:
  • Where to search for grants?
  • Big grants vs. small grants.
  • How to put together a grant application?
  • Does the funder really want to make a soccer grant?
  • What data do grant funders ask for? Where to find it?
  • What about local grants?
  • When is applying for a grant a waste of time?
  • Q & A
Presented by Jack Bareilles, AC Samoa
  • Jack Bareilles of AC Samoa in Humboldt County is a high school administrator and grant writer. He has written, managed or supported successful education, health, youth activities and sports, and safety grants for schools, government agencies and non-profits.
Grant Writing 101: Part 2
Wednesday, October 24 @ 7:00pm
Continuation of 2-part series.
Agenda includes:
  • Is it a grant you really want? Partnering with local schools, parks, and rec or community service districts.
  • Partnering with other youth sports leagues and programs.
  • Reviewing two or three funded grants.
  • Practice writing a grant. Either one from your community or a template for a standard grant.
  • Q & A
Presented by Jack Bareilles, AC Samoa
  • Jack Bareilles of AC Samoa in Humboldt County is a high school administrator and grant writer. He has written, managed or supported successful education, health, youth activities and sports, and safety grants for schools, government agencies and non-profits.
Setting up and Running a U8 Development Program
Wednesday, November 7 @ 8:00pm
  • Learn about successfully setting up and running a grassroots program for U8 age groups.
  • Q&A.
Presented by Brian Seifert, Sacramento Republic FC
  • Brian began coaching soccer in 1991 and teaching elementary school in 1994. He’s earned a USSF National B License, Fiorentina Basic and Advanced Certificate, United Coaching Association (NSCAA) Small Side Diploma and Player Development Curriculum Stage 1-3, USSF Grassroots 4v4 Pathway, along with multiple seminars and symposiums on technical, tactical, health, and development. Brian holds a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and a supplemental in Physical Education. He’s coached players ages 4-18 but has spent the last 9 years coaching mostly players under the age of 8. He currently works with Sacramento Republic FC Youth Development Program and Davis Legacy, consults with soccer clubs setting up U8 programs, and teaches Physical Education to students ages K-6th grade.
Identification, Development, and Integration of a Video Analysis Program for a Youth Soccer Club
Tuesday, November 27 @ 8:00pm
  • Learn about how clubs can better use video for their programs.
  • Examples of programs to use.
  • Q&A.
Presented by Greg Rubendall, Elk Grove Soccer
  • With over 20 years of experience in coaching and directing at various levels, Greg is currently the U13-U23 Boys Director of Coaching for Elk Grove Soccer located near Sacramento, CA. Greg is a member of the NorCal Premier Coach Education Staff and is also a USSF Grassroots Instructor. He holds a USSF A License, United Soccer Coaches Master Coach, Director of Coaching, and Premier Diplomas, and a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from CSU-Chico.
Any questions? Please contact our Club Services Coordinator at nlusson@norcalpremier.com