Coach’s Corner

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Our Club’s Head Coach (CHC), Boris Bajagic, will be creating a series of blog entries that will cover a variety of soccer-related topics, including but not limited to: The Long Term Player Development (LTPD), coaching tips, and do’s and don’ts of coaching.

September 2015

Identifying And Watching A Developmental Saboteur

By | September 17th, 2015|Coach's Corner|

All credit for this article goes to GoalNation.com. The original can be found here: LINK. Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:52 CHRISTIAN LAVERS Christian Lavers on Identifying And Watching A Developmental Saboteur in Youth Soccer REPUBLISHED BY POPULAR DEMAND on SOCIAL MEDIA Christian Lavers is the President of the ECNL and is Exec VP of US Club Soccer. Lavers [...]

December 2014

Coaches: 15 Identifiable Traits Of Team Players In Youth Sport (Part 2)

By | December 17th, 2014|Coach's Corner|

Positive attitude: It’s an easy term to throw around, but in a generation filled with bulging egos and self-interest, a positive attitude — toward others and your team — is critically important in choosing an athlete for a high-level team. What are tell-tale signs of a good or bad attitude in a young athlete? Does [...]

Coaches: 15 Identifiable Traits Of Team Players In Youth Sport (Part 1)

By | December 16th, 2014|Traits Of Team Players In Youth Sport|

Is there anyone more passionate in the world of sports than a soccer enthusiast? And, if you coach youth soccer, you likely have a deep and abiding love for the game. You also want your players to love the game, have fun, and hopefully achieve some “success”. For you, success means far more than wins [...]

Coach’s Corner

By | December 15th, 2014|Coach's Corner|

Our Club’s Head Coach (CHC), Boris Bajagic, will be creating a series of blog entries that will cover a variety of soccer-related topics, including but not limited to: The Long Term Player Development (LTPD), coaching tips, and do’s and don’ts of coaching. Boris is an extremely passionate and knowledgeable coach, as he earned the highest [...]

Coaches: Why Your Role Is So Important!

By | December 14th, 2014|Coach's Corner|

By their cheers and looks of approval or disapproval, parents and coaches pass judgment on a child’s ability and performance. In the process, they play an important role in shaping children’s perception of themselves. The way in which a coach corrects a skill, reinforces a behaviour, or highlights an error plays an important role in either developing or impairing [...]