February 2015

This Month In Coaching Education

The 2015 Coaching Education calendar will be released during the month of February on the Washington Youth Soccer website, with National "E" and "D" courses throughout the year, plus a State-hosted National "C" License in June. In addition, numerous national courses are available through U.S. Soccer. READ MORE


In this month's Coaches Corner newsletter, we feature an article from Rob Walker Goalkeeping on integrating the goalkeeper into your practice, and a coaching session from Niki Taylor from the December "E" License, focused on improving your 9-12 year-old players' passing, redirecting and building from the back. Thanks to both Coach Walker and Coach Taylor for contributing to Washington Youth Soccer’s Coach Development.

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The 2015 Coaching Education calendar will be released in February.

About the Coaches

James Charette
• Washington Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Education
• Technical Director, Blackhills FC
• U.S. Soccer National Instructional Staff
• U.S. Soccer “A” License

Rob Walker
Director of Coaching, Federal Way FC & Head Coach, St. Martin's University

• Holds U.S. Soccer "A" License
• National Licensing Instructor
• Former GK coach for U.S. Men's Olympic Team
• Has coached at youth, ODP, college and National Team levels

Niki Taylor
• PacNW Girls Coach
• Washington EPD Staff Coach
• USSF "A" License