April 2014

This Month In Coaching Education

Washington Youth Soccer has partnered with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) to create the Washington Coaches Association, a valuable resource for coaches of all levels in Washington state at 30% off the regular NSCAA membership. The Washington Coaches Association will allow members the benefits of both the Washington Youth Soccer Coaches Department and NSCAA resources. In addition, the state office has announced two new Special Topics Seminars to be held over the next two months! Click the links above to learn more.

THIS MONTH'S LESSON

In this month’s issue, Maya Mendoza-Exstrom, the head coach of Washington’s Elite Player Development Girls 2000 team, shares an interactive session plan for competitive coaches, designed to encourage buildup play to penetrate with width.

HUBERT’S HUB

In this month’s look inside the Sounders Women program, head coach and general manager Hubert Busby shares his thoughts on the team’s recent open tryouts, and the high school and youth soccer players who participated. READ MORE


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About the Coaches

Shannon Murray
Washington Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Education


Director of Youth Academies, Washington Rush • Played professionally for six seasons • U.S. Soccer National Instructor • 2010 Class 3A HS State Coach of the Year
FULL BIO HERE

Maya Mendoza-Exstrom

• Head coach, Washington EPD Girls 2000
• Assistant coach, Univ. of Puget Sound
• Highline Premier Senior Staff Coach
• NSCAA All-American
• Executive Director, RAVE Foundation

FULL BIO HERE


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