Coach Training


Coaches are encouraged to register and take the course that aligns with their level of play. Coaches pay for the course in advance, but will be reimbursed by CASA. All of the training is currently offered online. Each course takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete. 

Check out the Central Alberta Soccer Association and/or Alberta Soccer website for more information and registration links. 


 Long Term Player Development Stream

Active Start

U5/U7

At this level the objective is to get moving and keep active.

Provide the environment for learning fundamental movement skills while growing fascination and passion for play

Technical focus on the player and the ball - dribbling, kicking and shooting.

FUNdamentals

U7/U9

At this level individual player development is key. 

We want to create a stimulating learning environment where the atmosphere is "Freedom and Fun"

Develop the ABC's of movement - agility, balance and co-ordination

Technical focus on ball control. Introducing games and exercises to promote co-operation between players.

Learning to Train

U9/U11/U13

This is the golden age of learning. Optimal window for training speed, flexibility, and skills as well as basic principles of play. 

Players learn best by doing. Repetition is essential to develop technical excellence, but a fun and challenging environment is still essential for stimulating learning.

Introduction of tactical skills in environment awareness, and game decision making. 

Establish training ethic and discipline.

Soccer for Life

U11/U13/U15

All about encouraging players to continue in life-long soccer. 

Continuing to develop endurance, strength, and flexibility. 

Focus on having fun, stress relieve and fitness discipline as aspects of lifelong wellness. 

 

Other Available Certifications

 


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