- Connecting your athletes to the world’s largest recruiting network
- Seeing which college coaches are viewing your athletes’ profiles
- Access to a national directory of college coaches to build your network
- Sharing valuable and helpful recruiting resources with your families.
Date: February 15th at 7:30pm
An insight into the MLS Academy environment and the pathway to professional soccer
Join New England Revolution's Rob Becerra, Director of Youth Development for Week 4 of our Coaching Conversations. Rob oversees the Revolution Academy and directs the coaching curriculum, player development, and player identification across all four Academy age groups
Date: February 22nd at 7:30pm
Skye Eddy, founder of Soccer Parenting Association will discuss sideline behavior and The Sideline Project.
Date: March 1st at 7:30pm
Join the team from MOJO, the Official Grassroots Coaching App of Massachusetts Youth Soccer, in discussing the most critical (but often overlooked) aspect of youth soccer: the grassroots experience. As the first touchpoint for kids and families in soccer, developing and maintaining a great grassroots program that helps attract and retain players and families is crucial. This session will cover important tactics for coach and player retention, optimizing the grassroots experience, and more.
Date: March 8th at 7:30pm
Technical Director Ian Mulliner will be diving deep in the question: "Why do coaches move children around in to different positions?". The conversation will focus on creating Individual Player Development plans based on the players cognitive, physical and psychosocial traits and emotional wants and needs.
Date: March 15th at 7:30pm
Your Injury Prevention Experts from Bay State Physical Therapy and MCR Chiropractic will be discussing their overall goal of injury prevention for athletes. They will be showing how they can assess athletes who may be predisposed to injury based on screenings. The 4 injury types that will be covered are: Concussion, Ankle, ACL and Hamstring Strain.
Sideline Behavior (Towards Officials)
With Coach Rob Holliday and Elie Nassif, State Youth Referee Administrator.
This is a conversation about youth referees and the impact on your game
-Who are the people who carry the whistle?
-How are they different from your players?
-Do they make mistakes? How do you react?
-Do your players make mistakes? How do you react?
-If it were your teenager out there refereeing, what would your reaction be if they encountered someone like you as a coach?
-Consequences of Coach/Player/Parent actions
What can you do to help? What is MSRC doing? How can we work together to solve some of the issues our Game faces?
Date: March 29th at 7:30pm
Please contact Jaime Balboni (email@example.com) with any questions regarding Coaching Conversations.