Coach Resources


Thank you for visiting Saskatchewan Soccer's coaching resource page. This webpage is dedicated to providing useful and relevant resources to coaches and support their development, as well as to provoke thought and reflection. 

Note: The resources available below do not replace minimum coaching requirements. 
 

Saskatchewan Soccer Resources

  SK Coaches Room - Join the Saskatchewan Soccer online coaching community, where coaches from across Saskatchewan can connect and share coaching ideas and content.
 

Video Resources

 
These videos are an introduction the basic skills and concepts for various aspects of the game.
 
Thank you to the SSA REX players Sarah Ochitwa and Claudia Erickson for their assistance in building these videos.
 
 *These video are NOT intended to replace standard coaching certification through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) or Canada Soccer regulated coaching certifications. These videos are intended to enhance accessibility for people interested in learning more about the techniques and skills involved in the game of soccer.

Parent Resources

Sideline Superstars: A Parent's Guide to Supporting Players

Other Provincial Association Coaching Resources

Grassroots Coaching Resources - Session Plans from Ontario Soccer

Session Plans from Soccer Nova Scotia

 
Train to Train - Soccer Nova Scotia REX - Proactive Passion
Train to Train - Soccer Nova Scotia REX - Finishing
Train to Train - Soccer Nova Scotia REX - Receiving and Turning
Train to Train - Soccer Nova Scotia REX - Passing Combinations Global

Development Plans from Alberta Soccer

Grassroots Session Toolkit - Alberta Soccer - Resource for Coaches to Help Run Grassroots Sessions
 
Active Start  - Alberta Soccer - Periodized Training Plan
 
Fundamentals - Alberta Soccer - Periodized Training Plan
 
Learn 2 Train (U10) - Alberta Soccer - Periodized Training Plan
Learn 2 Train (U12) - Alberta Soccer - Periodized Training Plan
 
Soccer 4 Life (U13-18) - Alberta Soccer - Periodized Training Plan
Soccer 4 Life (18+) - Alberta Soccer - Periodized Training Plan

Video Activities

Active Start - Ontario Soccer - Backyard Soccer
Active Start - Ontario Soccer - Show Me You Can 
Active Start - Ontario Soccer - Tom and Jerry
Active Start - Ontario Soccer - Indy 500
Active Start - Ontario Soccer - Finding Nemo and Dory
Active Start - Ontario Soccer - Pirates and Lifeguards

Fundamentals - Ontario Soccer - The Passing Alley
Fundamentals - Ontario Soccer - School Yard Chaos
Fundamentals - Ontario Soccer - The Numbers Game
Fundamentals - Ontario Soccer - Build-Up Tag
Fundamentals - Ontario Soccer - Connect Four
Fundamentals - Ontario Soccer - Crab Tag

Learn 2 Train - Ontario Soccer - Ball Tag
Learn 2 Train - Ontario Soccer - Super Sevens
Learn 2 Train - Ontario Soccer - Crossing the Highway
Learn 2 Train - Ontario Soccer - Mind the Gap
Learn 2 Train - Ontario Soccer - The King Louis
Learn 2 Train - Ontario Soccer - Build Up Sequence

Train 2 Train - Soccer Nova Scotia - Find Player on Run Behind Back 4
Train 2 Train - Soccer Nova Scotia - Find Player(s) On the Run
Train 2 Train - Soccer Nova Scotia - Increase Speed of Play (Tech/Tact)
Train 2 Train - Soccer Nova Scotia - Switching the Play (Warm-Up & Discovery)
Train 2 Train - Soccer Nova Scotia - Switching the Play (Tech/Tact)
Train 2 Train - Soccer Nova Scotia - Increase Speed of Play
Train 2 Train - Soccer Nova Scotia - Jason deVos Session

Retreat Line

Soccer Nova Scotia - Retreat Line
Soccer Nova Scotia - Retreat Line Presentation Video

Canada Soccer Resources

 

Futsal

Saskatchewan Soccer - Futsal Manual

Additional Coaching Resources

Webinars

Video Presentations

Articles

Podcasts

Jason deVos - You Beauty Podcast - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Other Resources

 
Soccer Nova Scotia - Best Practices Resource Manual
Soccer Nova Scotia - Preferred Training Model

Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Freedom to Play Presentation

Coaching Girls Resources

 
Keeping Girls in Sport was developed in partnership with Canadian Tire Jumpstart, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport. This 90-minute interactive online course is worth two (2) PD points toward NCCP maintenance of certification. Keeping Girls in Sport helps coaches, mentors, and leaders understand what girls need to feel included, be successful, and stay active.
 
Coaching Association of Canada - Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching
 
 
How to Coach Kids - Daily Tips For Coaching Girls
 
Sport for Life - Female Athlete Passport

Multi-Sport Resources

 

Upcoming Events


Jul. 15, 2020 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Coach Education: Stress and Relaxation
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Presented by Saskatchewan Sport Medicine and Science Council

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