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NorCal Coaching Symposium June 29 – July 2 in Livermore

Come join NorCal Premier Soccer at its annual Coaching Symposium, this June 29 – July 2 at Las Positas College in Livermore, Calif.

As part of our mission that states that “better coaches result in better players,” NorCal is offering this symposium that will cover a wide variety of different aspects.

Symposium Format:

This year we are offering a symposium style course with many different presenting clinicians to cater to the varying needs of our coaches.

Some of the areas we cover include:

·       Curriculum Design

·       Player Development Methodology

·       Grassroots Coaching Content

·       Periodization

·       Goalkeeper Development

·       Scouting/Player Identification

·       Set Piece Specialists

·       NorCal Premier Coaching Pathway  (Level 1)

·       Club Development for presidents and board members

·       Injury prevention Program

With such content, we will have several sessions going on at the same time. Attendees can select what sessions best suite their needs.

Current Scheduled Clinicians:

  • Jorge Raffo                Boca Juniors Head Of Youth Development
  • Frans Hoek               Dutch National Team Goalkeeper Coach
  • Renato Paiva           Benfica and U17 Portugal National Team Coach
  • Dr John Cone           US Soccer: Sports Science Consultant & Coach Educator
  • Jitka  Klimkova       US Soccer: Women’s U19 Head Coach
  • Marc Dos Santos    San Francisco Deltas Head Coach
  • Gordon Young         UEFA Pro License  Coach
  • Jeremy Gunn            Head Coach, Stanford Mens Soccer
  • Bret Simon                Positive Coaching Alliance
  • Ian Mork                    Former Belize National Team Coach and US Soccer Technical Advisor
  • Paul Sapsford          Las Positas College  Women’s Head Coach

In addition to the listed clinicians, we will have presentations from various NorCal groups, including our Goalkeeper Committee, Women’s Development Committee, and our Coach Education Pilot Program.

For more information, or to sign up, click here.