Coaches' Corner

Welcome to the NMYSA Coaches' Corner, This is where you will find many useful coaching resources. The internet is full of great coaching resources, this page is designed to act as a portal to many of those resources. Here you will find lesson plans, links to great coaching websites and soccer blogs.

NMYSA Technical Director Social Distancing Activities Slideshow (May 2020)

Grassroots Coaching Licenses:

The USSF has recently re-vamped its course offerings and launched new Grassroots licenses. The objective of the new pathway is to make educational opportunities easily accessible through the offering of both online and in person licensing. The candidate-centered Grassroots License courses will be available in either two hour online, or in four hour in-person, courses for each of the following game models: 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11. The training methodology in these courses will shift to 'Play-Practice-Play' to encourage experiential learning in a reality based environment. For more information on the 'Play-Practice-Play' methodology click here, for a collection of 'Play-Practice-Play' Lesson plans please see the links below (thanks to our good friends at Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association):


6U lesson Plans   8U Lesson Plans
10U Lesson Plans
12U Lesson Plans
 14U Lesson Plans
 GK Lesson Plans


To find more coaching resources take a look at our Useful Coaching Links page.

For any questions regarding coaching please feel free to contact the Technical Director Rick Flores at 





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