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PRACTICE DRILLS

Ontario Soccer will provide practices for coaches to use to help make the game enjoyable for players U4-U12. Check back for more practice plans

 

These practices are the property of Ontario Soccer. 

On the Ontario Soccer website you can also find videos of helpful drills to start fundamentals in U5 or further develop them in older divisions. 

Click view more to be taken to the OSA website to view drill plans & more. 

COACHING YOUTH SOCCER TIPS

Quick, off the top of your head, what do you feel are the main qualities that make a youth coach successful? Is it passion for the sport? Friendliness? Ability to teach techniques? Ability to communicate with players? Approachability? Your quality of practice plans? Your knowledge of good soccer drills? What do you feel are YOUR top three qualities as a coach?

In this article, we are going to explore what the common tendencies are of a successful youth coach, be that on the recreational or competitive sides of any sport.

Click view more to learn more and read the article.