Coaching, Player Development

Volunteer Power – Coach Damian Molinari

Part 6 of ‘Volunteer Power’ introduces the awesome Damian Molinari. Damian has coached for multiple seasons and the reasons, aside from the obvious “I’ll help out”, are incredibly powerful and rewarding. WhyListen as Damian shares his why for starting a team and just some of the immediate benefits for the community and relationships. FlexibilityPlayers from… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Damian Molinari

Fields & Permits, Global Game, Player Development, Team Management

Volunteer Power – Kelly Porpora

Part 5 of the ‘Volunteer Power’ series introduces Kelly Porpora! Kelly started off as a team manager 9 years ago and hasn’t looked back! Throughout the episode, listen to Kelly talk about her experience from working with parents, to making sure the players belong. We also explore: Team Manager ToolsThe tools that she uses, and… Read More Volunteer Power – Kelly Porpora

Coaching, Player Development

Volunteer Power – Coach Heather Murdoch

Heather Murdoch joined our Director of Programming, Lee Dunne, for another installment of ‘Volunteer Power’. Heather coaches her kids, and is heavily involved with her school (Peabody) and helps other teams administratively. Heather is also the newest addition to the SFYS Board of Directors! The DifferencesHeather shares her approach and ideas for coaching Coaching to… Read More Volunteer Power – Coach Heather Murdoch

Coaching, Player Development

The 5W’s and You

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

Coaching, Player Development

Coaches Symposium.

34 coaches.2 hours in a classroom.2 hours on the field.SFYS Coaching Symposium complete! Part 1 –Classroom.– What were you told by your coach, when you played?– Did your coach tell you why?– Identify the your ‘style of play’ – meet others with the same ideas.– Identify the team behaviors (‘team tactical principles‘) in the different… Read More Coaches Symposium.