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Danvers Youth Soccer is offering a Winter series of coaching education classes.  The purpose of the these events are to provide our Danvers Youth Soccer coaches & staff an opportunity to gain some experience and knowledge about the DYS methodology and coaching information to be better prepared for coaching in the Spring.


Coaching Education Workshop - March 19, 2016

The purpose of this workshop is to provide our town coaches with an opportunity to learn, discuss, and gain insights into coaching at the youth levels in town soccer.

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Events Detail Review:

Date: Saturday March 19, 2016

Location: Danvers Indoor Sports - 150 Andover Street , Danvers , MA 01923

Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Apparel: Danvers Coaches - Please wear your DYS issued apparel
Cost: DYS coaches - $0.00 / Coaches from outside of DYS - $15
Workshop wil be run by: Edgar de Leon, DYS Director of Coaches - USSF B, NSCAA Adv. National & NSCAA DOC Certified
Assisted by: Senior Staff Coaches at Danvers First Touch Programs - Mike Blanch, Bryan Lee, Paul D'Angelo

What to Bring:

Although it is not required, you may be asked to participate in order to illustrate the instructors' session, so wear comfortable clothes and bring extra gear if necessary. We recommend you bring a water bottle, pen or pencil, notebook, fully inflated ball and running shoes or indoor soccer shoes.

Participants with any disabilities or health concerns that might limit their participation in activities should notify a staff member before the start of the course. We want to make sure you have the best experience possible.


March 19th Workshop




Past Events 2015:

March 14th @ DIS

Topic: Stages of Development - the 4 Components of the game and their meaning - Round Table Discussions

On-field coaches training - attending coaches will participate in a model practice session that will cover the requirements for a U7, U8, U10, & U12+ practices.  Each portion will be 25 minutes long.  There will be a 10 minute break at the half way point, and also a round table discussion about the session at the end of the 2 hours.

The sessions will be run by -  Director of Coaches, Danvers Youth Soccer  & - Director of Player Development, Danvers Youth Soccer

January 10th @ Danvers Indoor Sports
This Course is a valuable and necessary one for many coaches who are new to the Danvers Youth Soccer organization. The material in this course is designed to assist the coach who has volunteered to coach a group of young players or a team in competition. The course is, in part, conducted in the classroom (DYS Director of Coaches, Edgar de Leon) covering the role of the coach, methodology for U7/U8 & U10/U12 and player development. The field portions of the course cover a variety of helpful training ideas primarily designed to improve technical ability. The field work also shows coaches a variety of specific details to focus at their respective age groups and features a sample session conducted by DYS Director of Player Development, Mike Blanch.

Year Round