If you are looking for some free coach education events to watch and participate in this week, we have a number of opportunities available, including a special opportunity for your players. All the events below are also conducted in an interactive format. Coaches can listen to either an initial interview or presentation with the guest, then they will have the opportunity to submit questions themselves. Each webinar will last for one hour each and you can register for each one separately on the links below.
All registrants will receive an emailed copy of the webinar if you miss the live event.
Tuesday, June 9:
12.00pm EST (5.00pm UK time) Peter Prickett - Socially Distanced Training Sessions
Author of Developing Skill: A Guide To 3v3 Soccer Coaching and Developing Skill 2. Football/Soccer/Futsal coach, Peter Prickett, joins us to present session ideas for coaches that are returning to train with their teams under restricted conditions. He has just released a session booklet and will discuss his ideas, as well as answering questions from the coaches in attendance. (You can register here)
Wednesday, June 10
12.00pm EST (5.00pm UK time) Rhys Carr on Player Development in the Professional Game
Individual Development Coach at Sheffield United, Rhys Carr, joins us to discuss his role and the dynamics of player development at senior level. Areas of discussion will be the growth of individual developers at professional level, how youth coaches can prepare players individually to compete at the elite level, and what are the key areas clubs can focus on throughout the week to help players get better in a team environment. Rhys will also take some questions from the coaches in attendance. (You can register here)
Thursday, June 11
12.00pm EST (5.00pm UK time) Michael Hamilton - A Player Centered Development Program
AFC Wimbledon’s Academy Manager Michael Hamilton joins us to discuss ways in which youth coaches can build a program centered around individual player development. AFC Wimbledon are a club with a great reputation on player development and have continued to innovate and overachieve in terms of resources that they have available. Michael will discuss how they continue to produce players for their first team and players that are sold on creating vital funds for the club, as well as taking questions from the coaches in attendance. (You can register here)
Friday, June 12
12.00pm EST (5.00pm UK time) Live Interview with Chris Hughton
Modern Soccer Coach and North American Irish Coaches team up again to interview former Republic of Ireland internation and Premier League manager Chris Hughton. He will discuss his playing background, his coaching journey, and his thoughts on the current state of the game, as well as answering questions from the coaches in attendance. (You can register here)
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