Information For Coaches

Info for First-Time Coaches

Many first-time coaches volunteer to do the job. With these coaching basics and this volunteer coach guide you can create a fun, learning soccer environment for your players in training and in games.

2019/2020 BRSC Modified Rec Rules

This document will help take the pressure off of you and the referee. BRSC recommends that you carry this document with you.

Player Development Initiatives

This guide is a resource for parents, coaches, and referees supporting the growth and improvement of grassroots soccer.

Soccer Ball Skills Manual

Learn the basics of all ball skills here.

Player Development Model

This model provides general information on coaching methods, training tools, and the elements of a healthy soccer environment.

Why Small Sided Games?

This document explains why playing small-sided games is important to player development.

Small Sided Games Manual

The goal is to improve the youth soccer experience. The outcome of that enriched soccer upbringing will be more players staying in the game and an overall improved standard of play. Learn more here.

Session Plan Template

Here is a blank practice session plan, always fill this out when preparing to run your training session.

How to Write a Training Session Plan

Use this document when writing a practice session.

Tips for fun and Effective Soccer Practice

This document will help you keep the practice session moving.

US Soccer Best Practices

A primary focus for the coach at the youth level is to provide an environment that comes close to simulating the “pickup” games of our youth. Kids need to be allowed to play freely, develop their skills, and use them in a creative manner. Read more here.

Practice Resources

Visit the links below to find age appropriate free practice plans: