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NorCal to Host Summer Coaching Symposium June 29 – July 2


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 suit their needs.


Current Scheduled Clinicians:

  • Marco Antonio Ruiz     Mexico Mens U20 Head Coach
  • Frans Hoek             Dutch National Team Goalkeeper Coach
  • Javier Lopez            Director CARP Spain. (Author of over 40 coach education books)
  • Dr John Cone         US Soccer: Sports Science Consultant & Coach Educator
  • Jitka Klimkova       US Soccer: Women’s U20 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 Daily Schedule Click here

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