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Coach Information

COACH INFORMATION

 

 

The VYSL Boys Coach Coordinator is Isaac Santos and the Girls Coach Coordinator is Elizabeth Aguiar. Their contact information is listed below:

Isaac Santos

VYSL Boys Coach Coordinator

Elizabeth Aguiar

VYSL Girls Coach Coordinator


TRAINING CURRICULUM

 

VYSL has adopted the U.S. Youth Soccer Player Development Model as a training curriculum. The Player Development Model provides a training curriculum for age groups Under-6 to   Under-19. The curriculum is designed to serve as a standard to guide VYSL coaches on how to effectively train our young athletes. Information regarding VYSL's training curriculum can be found in the "Curriculum" section.


COACHING CURRICULUM

The Official US Youth Soccer Coaching Manual

This manual has been adopted by VYSL as a guidebook to league coaches as a guide and helpful resource to better equip them to coach youth soccer.


COACHING FORMS AND INFORMATION

 

  • Coaches are required to keep official rosters, players cards, and medical release forms for each player on their roster during practices and match days. VYSL also requires each coach to have ready first aid, heat safety and concussion safety information forms.  

 

  • Player /Coach passes will need to have a 1x1 picture of each player/coach affixed to each appropriate pass.  

 

Practice Session Plan Form

VYSL has adopted the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, Interactive Session Plan form as its official practice session plan form. Coaches are encouraged to use this form as they formulate their practices.


COACHING LINKS

United States Soccer Federation

This link is to the USSF, which is the governing body for soccer in the United States.

United States Youth Soccer

US Youth Soccer is the largest member of the United States Soccer Federation.

National Soccer Coaches Association of America

This site has many resources for coaches from online e-learning to drills, to coaching courses being offered.

Coerver Coaching

The Coerver Coaching methods and principles are considered to be one of the best in world. There are many resources to help the coach in this site.

The Offside Rule Made Easy

This link easily explains the off-side rule for the coach and the player.


Coach Evaluation Form