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Club Development Webinars

2020 FALL WEBINAR SERIES – click for details

Oct 28 – Structuring your Recreational/Grassroots Programs – REGISTER

Nov 4 – Women’s Committee Presentation – Link Coming Soon


Past Webinars - Club Development

10/21/2020Soccer for Social DevelopmentMike GeddesWebinar Recording
10/7/2020Developing a Referee ProgramMoe ShafaiWebinar RecordingSlide Show
9/30/2020Updates to AB5-Independent Contractor LawMonica Folsom (Delfino, Madden, O'Malley, Coyle & Koewler LLP)Webinar RecordingSlide Show
9/16/2020Air Quality During Wildfire Smoke EventsHilary Hafner & Bastian Schoell (Sonoma Technology, Inc)Webinar RecordingSlide Show
6/25/2020Lessons Learned from Returning to PlayGavin Taylor, Kevin Botterill, Kevin KilroyWebinar Recording
5/13/2020Clubes de Futbol Para Comunidades HispanasWebinar Recording
4/28/2020Men's College Coach PanelWebinar Recording
4/27/2020Women's College Coach PanelWebinar Recording
4/23/2020Coronavirus Federal Legislation Explained for Youth Soccer - Part 2Webinar Recording
4/21/2020College Recruiting PanelAdam Cooper, Darren Leslie, Kyle Hagenburger, Jim LipockyWebinar Recording
4/16/2020Employment Law Information for Clubs & CoachesKira Feick, Ignite HR SolutionsWebinar Recording
4/9/2020Coronavirus Federal Legislation Explained for Youth Soccer - Part 1Webinar RecordingSlide Show
4/7/2020Using Technology to Connect with Your PlayersMatt Bernard, Haris Obic, David RobertsonWebinar RecordingSlide Show





October 14

September 25

August 14

July 31

July 10



Lessons Learned from Returning to Play – 6/25/2020

Directors from clubs that have returned to the field share their experiences so far. What has worked, challenges they’ve faced, responses from families, and Q&A

  • Gavin Taylor – Napa United
  • Kevin Botterill – CenCal Cosmos
  • Kevin Kilroy – Santa Rosa United


Clubes de fútbol para Comunidades Hispanas – 5/13/2020

Un seminario web en español con 4 de los principales directores de clubes del norte de California sobre las mejores prácticas para dirigir un equipo y un club. Adecuado para directores de club, entrenadores y miembros de la junta. Entrevista con los directores seguida de un session de pregunta y respuesta.
  • Hugo Perez – Silicon Valley Soccer Academy (former US National Team & Youth National Team Coach)
  • Messias dos Santos – Atletico Santa Rosa Soccer Club
  • Carlos Zavala – Modesto Ajax United
  • Omar Cervantes – Sheriffs Fútbol Club
Presentado por NorCal Premier Soccer
Miércoles 13 de mayo 7:30-8: 30pm

Using Technology to Connect with Your Players – 4/7/2020

Panel discussion with Q&A, focused on helping clubs & coaches to learn different ways to use technology to connect with your players during the shelter-in-place order. Directors from San Juan SC, Davis Legacy & Cal Magic, as well as NorCal staff, presented how their organizations have handled this challenge.
SLIDESHOW PRESENTED (with links to resources)

Coronavirus Federal Legislation Explained for Youth Soccer – 4/9/2020

A discussion of the new federal stimulus packages (CARES Act), and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and how they impact youth soccer organizations.



NorCal Premier Town Hall Meeting – 4/14/2020


Employment Law Information for Clubs & Coaches – 4/16/2020

Webinar presentation and Q&A
  • Legal considerations & HR best practices in staff management with the current shutdown
  • Options for Employees & Independent Contractors
  • Available resources to support displaced staff due to Covid-19
  • Differences between firing, layoffs, and furloughing staff

Presented by Kira Feick, owner of Ignite HR Solutions

College Recruiting Panel – Help Players During Covid-19 Lockdown – 4/21/2020

Hosted by the star of NorCal Premier’s critically acclaimed 2 Shiny Domes webcast, Ron Benjamin. Featuring staff from Scouting Zone.

Panelists include:
NCAA D1- Adam Cooper- Saint Mary’s – Men’s Head Coach
NCAA D2- Darren Leslie- CSU San Bernardino – Men’s Head Coach
NCAA D3- Kyle Hagenburger- College of Mount Saint Vincent – Men’s Head Coach
NAIA- Jim Lipocky- Indiana Tech – Women’s Head Coach



Coronavirus Federal Legislation Explained for Youth Soccer – Part 2 – 4/23/2020



Women’s College Coach Panel for Players and Parents – 4/27/2020

This is for U14-U19 players/parents only.

College recruiting discussion with Scouting Zone and several women’s college program coaches, hosted by NorCal Premier’s director of hairstyling, Ron Benjamin.

Courtney Calderon – Chapman University
Paul Vasconcelos – Lesley University
Zlatan Sahmanovic – Menlo College
Jason Gantt – Sierra College


Men’s College Coach Panel For Players and Parents – 4/28/2020

This is for U14-U19 players/parents only.

College recruiting discussion with Scouting Zone and several men’s college program coaches, hosted by NorCal Premier’s Shawn Blakeman & Andrew Jones.

NAIA- Keith Lambert, Menlo College
JC- Pedro Cortez, Contra Costa CC (Previously College of the Redwoods)
D3- Kyle Hagenburger, Mount Saint Vincent