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Coaching Youth Soccer Coaching children at a young age is an extremely rewarding and challenging experience Over the last two years I have had the privilege of organizing and coaching my sons soccer teams These teams consisted of six seven and eight year old children many of whom were playing soccer for the first time Coaching inexperienced children is a unique challenge and a good coach strives to give everyone a rewarding experience by establishing a positive foundation in soccer Therefore good coaches must be teachers role models and master communicators When coaching children of this age it is important that three main teaching principles be maintained First fun The players must have fun during practice and in the games Their laughter and smiles will make them want to come back and continue to play the game over and over again Second participation All players should be involved at all times Long lines and long talks tend to create lapses in attention and draw focus away from the game or practice Practice exercises must be designed so all players are actively involved and are not simply standing around Third success It is essential that the players achieve a high level of success in the practices Success is obtained by teaching the fundamentals of the game and nurturing a childs self-esteem Players must not be forced to participate in difficult activities that cause frustration and resentment but those that foster positive feedback and attainable goals As a coach I had to research and interpret the rules and strategies of soccer then explain them to my team Arming my players with the facts of the game sets them up for success in the actual competitions A good coach sets an example for the youth on his team by looking the part being organized and ready for practice and exhibiting patients An enthusiastic tone is important along with plenty of positive feedback to the children At all
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