Coaching Youth Soccer (4th ed)

Whether you’re a parent new to coaching or an experienced youth soccer coach, Coaching Youth Soccer is your handbook for a successful season. Through the expertise of coach Sam Snow and US Youth Soccer, you’ll gain field-tested tips on how to run your team, communicate with players, provide basic first aid, plan and conduct practices, and keep it all fun.

Now in its fourth edition, Coaching Youth Soccer uses game-like activities to teach offensive and defensive skills, which sets it apart from other soccer coaching books. Ideal for coaches of players ages 14 and under, this book contains 13 new activities and more than 30 age-specific coaching tips that are sure to jump-start your practices.

Coaching Youth Soccer is a valuable component of any coaching education program. With this book, you will create an environment that promotes learning, enjoyment, and motivation for players to come out for the team year after year.

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