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Levels of Coaching in Stratford

Stratford Youth Soccer is committed to coaching development for all within the Ontario Soccer framework.  Whether you're a parent wanting to volunteer, a player exploring other opportunities to be involved in the game, or a soccer professional wanting to advance your career, we have courses and resources for you. All course registration is done online.

In addition to coaching courses, Ontario Soccer puts on the annual Ontario Soccer Summit, expanded from the yearly Coaching Conference, to bring the best minds from across the world to Ontario.

Coaching Resources

Link to Ontario Soccer Training guides for all levels of Soccer - Grassroots program, FUNdamentals and Learn To Train


Coaching Resources

Link to Ontario Soccer Training guides for all levels of Soccer - Grassroots program, FUNdamentals and Learn To Train

Ontario Soccer - Respect in Sport

Ontario Soccer has partnered with the Respect Group to provide online education for coaches, referees and parents to help create a safe, healthy, and positive environment for children and youth involved in soccer. The Respect in Sport Program assists coaches, referees, trainers and managers with identifying and dealing with abuse, neglect, harassment and bullying in sport.


Resources to help getting started with Coaching in Stratford

Active Start Coaching

The course is designed for the first time coach. The focus is on teaching basic skills and basic physical literacy.

FUNdamentals Coaching Course and Requirements

The FUNdamentals course is designed for individuals who will be coaching U6-U8 Females and U6-U9 Males.

Learn to Train

Coaches who will be coaching U9 to U12 Males and Females. This period is called "The Golden Age of Learning".

Soccer for Life

Soccer For Life is designed for those coaches who are interested in coaching players who are U13 and older.


STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR TEAM

Keep connected to your team. Quickly check schedules and team updates, plus message other members on your team and receive heads-up from athletes about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.


ESSENTIAL COACH HOW-TO'S

Accessing TeamCenter

Easily add and edit athlete info, manage schedules, and message team members

Messaging Your Team in TeamCenter

Send a message to an individual member, selected members, or the entire team directly from TeamCenter or from the SportsEngine mobile app

Basic Team Management

Perform basic tasks using the Team Page Team Management functionality

Add Contacts to Receive Team Messages

Add additional email addresses to a non-member's profile in order to be able to include all athletes in team communications

Managing RSVPs

Manage RSVPs for each athlete within your team’s TeamCenter or within the SportsEngine mobile app

Sending RSVPs for Existing Games or Events

Do you import your game schedules from a third party scheduler or create them manually on your team page? This article explains how to add RSVPs to those games and events after they are imported.

More Helpful Coach Links

Review help articles about how coaches interact with TeamCenter and the SportsEngine mobile app

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