Join host Dave Clarke as he looks at the lastest developments in soccer coaching in conversation with leading grassroots and professional coaches.

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Life lessons and soccer tactics

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In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Billy Gazonas about his book that chronicles his time in college soccer with tales from Bruce Springsteen to Franz Beckenbauer and includes some valuable advice for coaches on teaching technique to players and using tactics to win games.  Most of all Billy highlights what players can do to improve their game working alone and the dedication it takes to become a champion. MORE

Looking beyond winning

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In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Chris Panayiotou the Director of Coaching for Virginia Rush senior boys about looking beyond winning with an emphasis on educating players and parents in the philosophy he has for Virginia Rush MORE

PODCAST Getting kids on your side

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In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Bill Stara about educating coaches to get the best out of them and out of the kids they coach. He says: "Once kids understand you're primarily there for them to be successful they'll give you the world." MORE

PODCAST Developing play in the attacking third

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In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Tony Mee about his session in Elite Soccer aimed at developing play in the attacking third, one that coaches players to finish from balls crossed into the penalty area. Tony explains the coaching points, what to say to players and talks about good coaching practice MORE

PODCAST Meeting your coaching expectations

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In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Rick Meana about his coaching education programme that covers philosophy, methodology and how the youth players are educated with fun, a sense of belonging, development and the best way to discipline out of line players: MORE

Futsal: why play it?

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In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Steve Scott about the benefits of playing Futsal, tactics and techniques used, the individual skills used and the coaching challenges he faces with the USAFF C15 boys national team as he gets the squad ready for the World Cup in Paraguay later this year MORE

Coaching the goalkeeper

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Steven Drinkell is a goalkeeper coach at the Westminister School in Atlanta, Georgia and an assistant Varsity Coach. Soccer Coach Weekly head coach Dave Clarke spoke with Steve to gain an insight into the secrets of coaching what is probably the most difficult position in the team. MORE

Get parents onside

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Gordon Maclelland is the CEO of Working with Parents in Sport which supports organisations, parents and coaches in working together to provide children with the best possible sporting experiences. MORE

Educating the coach

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Ian Barker is the director of coaching education at United soccer coaches which is a member of US soccer and is the biggest membership organisation of soccer coaches in the world. He has been inspiring players and coach educators since he arrived in the USA in 1987. In this podcast Ian talks about coach education and the high standards USA coaches are striving for. MORE

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