2018 National Soccer Coaching Conference Schedule:

 

Thursday January 25th, 2018

3:00pm – 8:00pm: Youth in Soccer Symposium – “Applying Sport Science to the Developing Soccer Player”
Hosted by Toronto FC at KIA Training Ground

 

Friday January 26th, 2018

9:00am – 3:00pm: Exclusive 1-Day Periodization Course for 50 pre-registered coaches (Varsity Center Pavilion) ***Only coaches with passes to this course will be permitted.  

3:00pm – Check-in & Registration (Varsity Center Pavilion)

3:15pm – 3:45pm: Q & A Session with Marc Dos Santos (Varsity Center Dome)

4:00pm – On-field Session:  Marc Dos Santos – “Creating Habits: Sub-principles of Model Play” (Varsity Center Dome)

 5:00pm – On-field Session: Billy Wilson – “Developing Spatial Awareness” (Varsiy Center Dome)

 6:00pm – On-field Session:  Willie McNab – “The Incision Zone – Breaking the Last Line” (Varsity Center Dome)

 8:00pm – Classroom Session:  Tim Bezbatchenko – “Creating a High-Performance Culture” (OISE Auditorium)

 

Saturday January 27th, 2018

 

8:00am – Check-in & Registration (Varsity Center Pavilion)

9:00am – On-field Session:  Simon Eaddy – “Training the Goalkeeper within your team sessions” (Varsity Center Dome)

10:00am – On-field Session:  Willie McNab – “Transitional Defensive Overloads” (Varsity Center Dome)

12:00pm – Classroom Session:  Bert van Lingen – “Football – What is That?” (OISE Auditorium)

1:00pm – Classroom Session:  Raymond Verheijen – “Playing Style Development:  Methodological steps within tactical games.  How to improve 11 vs 11 when training with only a small group of players” (OISE Auditorium)

3:00pm – On-field Session:  Bert van Lingen – “The Youth Football Learning Process in Practice” (Varsity Center Dome)

4:00pm – On-field Session:  Raymond Verheijen – “Playing Style Development:  Methodological steps within tactical games.  How to improve 11 vs 11 when training with only a small group of players” (Varsity Center Dome)

6:00pm – Classroom Session:  Vera Pauw – “The Team-Building Process” (OISE Auditorium)

7:00pm – Classroom Session: Willie McNab – “Celtic FC Academy:  Spotlight on the U-16 Team” (OISE Auditorium)

8:30pm – Coaches’ Social (Duke of York Pub 3rd Floor)

 

Sunday January 28th, 2018

8:00am – Check-in & Registration (Varsity Center Pavilion)

9:00am – Classroom Session:  Simon Eaddy – “Effective Skill Acquisition – Developing Creative Coaching to Enhance Player Learning” (Blue & White Lounge)

10:00am – On-field Session:  Vera Pauw – “The Team-Building Process in Practice” (Varsity Center Dome)

11:00pm – On-field Session:  Simon Eaddy – “Creative Coaching – Teaching Games for Understanding (TGFU) & Communication to Accelerate Learning” (Varsity Center Dome)

12:30pm – End of Conference