Thank you for your willingness to coach!  We could NOT have a soccer program without parents like you!!!!!

Basic Lesson Plans:

U6 Practice Plan

U8 Practice Plan

U10 Practice Plan

Coaching Resources:

Soccer Activities & Activities Drills (Matches suggestions in Practice Plans)

USYS Coaching Manual

Rec Coaching Manual

Coaching Drills

Best Soccer Practices

42 Soccer Drills

Some Other excellent resources or ideas:

Coaching Kids Soccer

How to Teach Ball Juggling

An excellent website for additional information is Indiana Soccer.

To view lesson plans for various ages go to

To view the online Youth Module 1 go to  (Please contact Steve Franklin at to request an access code.)   This is online course is one of a kind and free to all Indiana Soccer members.  The course is geared for the U6 and U8 novice coach, and it is  completely online with video examples, philosophy, characteristics of  children, organizing a practice, care and prevention, risk management  and sample lesson plans.

To view other coaching courses available go to