Coach Resources


Thank you for visiting the Saskatchewan Soccer Associations Coaches Resource Page. This webpage will be dedicated towards providing useful and relevant information for coaches help provide access to resources, support their development as well as to provoke thought and reflection. As a part of the SSA Strategic Plan 2017-2020, we wanted to provide a wealth of information and resources for coaches to access all in one webpage. We will continue to add information and content to this webpage periodically so keep checking back for new resources.

Please note: The resources that are available below do not replace the minimum coaching requirements that a coach may need. 
 

Saskatchewan Soccer Resources

Sask Soccer Online Coaching Community - Join the SK Coaches Facebook Room, where coaches from across SK can connect and share coaching ideas and content.
 

SSA Technical Videos

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. 
 
 
  
 *Please note that these video are NOT intended to replace standard coaching certification through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) or Canada Soccer Association regulated coaching certifications. These videos are intended to enhance accessibility for persons interested in learning more about the techniques and skills involved in the game of soccer.

Additional Provincial Soccer Coaching Resources

Grassroots Coaching Resources - Session Plans from Ontario Soccer

Session Plans from Soccer Nova Scotia

Train to Train - Soccer Nova Scotia REX - Proactive Passin
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

 

Byte Size Coaching

Byte Size Coaching provides drills, session plans and season plans for use by coaches from Under 4 right through to Under 18 (also suitable for senior players) and is an invaluable resource for coaches at all levels. To access the Byte Size Coaching curriculum, please contact your local Member Organization or email registrar@sasksoccer.com to obtain your username and password.

Futsal

Saskatchewan Soccer Association - Futsal Manual

Additional Coaching Resources

Webinars

Video Presentations

Articles

Podcasts

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

Other Resources

Alberta Soccer - Grassroots Parent Soccer Guide

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

Vancouver Whitecaps FC - Freedom to Play Presentation

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