If you are interested in coaching children long term it is highly recommended that you take the following courses as advised by the OSA: Respect in Soccer (RIS), Making Ethical Decisions (MED) as well as the LTPD Course that corresponds with the age division you are coaching.
To find out which coaching courses are most applicable to the ages you wish to coach please click here.
- Ontario Soccer Association
Coaching Clinics & Courses Calendar
Soccer Drills, Rules, Positions, Formations
Soccer Skill Building Games
Learn How To Become a Better Player
Each spring we run coaches clinics – drills and techniques. All youth coaches must have their Level 1 Coaching which is paid/run by the Wasaga Beach Soccer Club. See above link “coaching clinic and course calendar for further information about time/date/course location.
The Ontario Soccer Association
– Coaches Code of Conduct –
Commitment: A coaches commitment is to improve the performance of the players and the teams physically and mentally.
A player needs to participate in a high quality soccer program in a positive atmosphere. A coach needs to provide a high quality soccer program for players within a positive environment/atmosphere.
Know Your Subject: A coach must be thoroughly acquainted with FIFA Laws of the Game and they must keep attuned to the sound principles of Coaching.
Respect: Coaches must respect all individuals as unique human beings. Opponents and officials must be treated with respect. Players must be coached to win within the laws of the Game.
Enthusiasm: Coaches must be enthusiastic and positive. They must ensure that they are generous with praise when deserved.
Personal Conduct: A Coach must maintain the high standards of personal conduct and fair play. Coaches should never be involved in any circumstances which is offensive or suggests sexual connotations