Attention! Your team doesn’t have to break up! Previously, for all players that are in 8th grade, moving on to High School meant that the team no longer had a league to play in with SFYS. This blog is here to let you know that you CAN stay together. For Fall 202:With a brand new… Read More Keep your Team Together for High School!
The SFYS Program Director and DOC, Lee Dunne, has been conducting online team training in lieu of the traditional SFYS team time and has some recommendations to share. All of our players are at home and we’re faced with this interesting ‘zoom’ training schedule. It’s different for sure, but there is no reason why we… Read More The Essentials for Home Training
We’re thinking ahead, so spend a moment with us now – think ahead to your next game / training session… When creating a training session, assessing or coaching a game, or communicating with a player / players, understanding the W’s helps you understand the behavior and helps you identify the desired behavior. What is happening?Where… Read More The 5W’s and You
By Lee Dunne. So, I spoke during the #SoccerCoachesSummit for SCORES on Tuesday and talked about Redefining Success. This is something I am incredibly passionate about, having spent a lot of time in ‘losing’ seasons and working through it with the distraught parents and players! However, in Redefining Success, I am encouraging you to engage… Read More Ask Them to Show You
Attention! Your team doesn’t have to break up! For many teams that are in 5th grade, moving on to Middle School means the team disbands. The team disbands and those players do not play for a season or two until they form a new team at the school. This blog is here to let you… Read More Keep your team together for 6th Grade
We received an email last week from a coach who has recently gone through the US Soccer grassroots education pathway, with regards to the ‘new way’ vs the ‘old way’… Hi,First off, thank you for all of your help guiding me through the process to become a registered SF Youth Soccer coach.I have a follow… Read More Changing the Game
Registration is here!If you are a team that played in the fall, then you are all set to declare your intent to play and enjoy the holidays. However, what if you are not, and are looking for a way to play? 1.a – Bring a group, create a team!This is especially valuable to groups of… Read More How can I play spring Soccer?
Scary thought.Fun on the soccer field and around the games…!! Game Week #8– Weekend of 10-26 / 27 ALL SFYS teams are invited to dress up for their game!Lets ‘celebrate’ Hallowe’en on the field!! SFYS are excited to encourage you and your team to engage in the festivities and dress up for your game, grab… Read More Hallowe’en Games!
We love the effort that the silent weekend requires for success. That being the perceived effort required by the coach to overload ALL of the important information for the players to make the best decisions that they cannot be guided to during the game. We watched in amazement as some coaches went bright red in… Read More Silent Weekend, 2019.
Week 1 of the season is complete. How did it go? If you’re being honest and are finding yourself thinking it could be a tough season, then fear not.It’ll only be a tough season if you allow the season to be evaluated on the wins / losses / playoff results. Look outside of your division… Read More It could be a tough season…