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Mar, 2021

2021 Spring Coaches Meeting

Dear Coach, 

A HUGE thank you for registering to be a volunteer Head Coach for the 2021 Spring season. We could not have a season without you.  You have been allocated to a team! If this is an error, please email us today at [email protected] 

We want to thank you in advance for learning and adhering to all COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the club and ultimately for your flexibility as we progress through the season.  Please CLICK HERE to view the current COVID-19 guidelines. 

In lieu of the normal indoor coaches meeting this season, we will have an outdoor, Equipment Pick-Up. 

EQUIPMENT PICK-UP DETAILS:  

  • Saturday, March 6th 9am-10am, U12-HS and all Academy coaches  
  • Saturday, March 6th 10am-11am, U10 and younger coaches  
  • This will be an equipment pick up ONLY (no “meeting”)  
  • Location is the Stafford Soccer office parking area.  235 Garrisonville Road, Stafford VA 22554  
  • Head Coaches Only (or a representative)  
  • Please limit to one person only 
  • Staff and Board Members will be on-site to answer questions  
  • Your roster will be “live” online through your account by 3/6/21  
  • Expect changes to your roster and please check often  
  • A “virtual packet” will be emailed on 3/6/21 at 4pm  

 

YOUR VIRTUAL PACKET WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:  

  • Links to COVID-19 Guidelines  
  • Gwyneth’s Gift Hands-Only CPR Video along with “CPR Anytime Kit” to practice at home (available at equipment pick up) 
  • A video demonstrating how to set up a practice session from our technical staff  
  • A google form link for you to list your top 3 practice locations/days/times preferences  
  • Practice session assignments will be made on a first come first served basis as the google form is date/time stamped  

 

REC/ACADEMY ESSENTIAL DATES: 

  • 3/6/21 Coaches meeting 
  • 3/5/21-3/8/21 Stafford Soccer Day at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Fredericksburg (20% off entire purchase) CLICK HERE for link
  • 3/8/21 First week of practices for Academy 
  • 3/6/21-3/11/21 REC Coaches reach out to their team with practice details asap
  • 3/10/21 Coach Training Session (Embrey Mill Fields)
  • 3/15/21 First week of practices for REC 
  • 3/20/21 Jamboree (Academy only) 
  • 3/27/21 First weekend of games 
  • 4/3/21 No Games, Easter Weekend 
  • 5/22/21 Last game weekend 
  • 5/29/21 No Games, Memorial Day Weekend 
  • 6/5/21 Held for rain-outs 

Practice Field Selection: 

The selection of practice fields is challenging for this season. We have prepared a "Request for Practice Field" google form, wherein the head coach will provide their top three options. The link to the form will be in your virtual packet, which will be released to you via email at 4pm, March 6, 2021. The placement of practice fields will be on a "first-come, first-serve" basis. Please choose a field in your team's county quadrant.  If you are unsure please contact [email protected] for more info.

Please CLICK HERE for a look at current practice fields we can utilize in the county for 2021 Spring. This link can also be used to verify which fields are in a particular county quadrant.

If you are willing and able to take another team or know someone who is, please contact the coach coordinator at [email protected] as we are still in need of coaches for the following divisions along with the team's county quadrant: 
(1 coach needed) U14C - North
(2 coaches needed) U12C - South and NW
(2 coaches needed) U8C - South and NE
(3 coaches needed) U8G - NE
(3 coaches needed) U6C - NE and NW

Coach Training is led by our technical staff

  • Wednesday, March 10th
  • U6/U8 (6pm-7pm)
  • U10 and older (7pm-8pm)
  • Embrey Mill Fields
  • New and returning coaches are encouraged to attend

Did you know that when you sign-in to your account the “COACHING” tab is expanded to show session plans and session videos for each age group to aid you in running an effective practice? 

On behalf of everyone at Stafford Soccer, thank you, and we are looking forward to a GREAT spring season! 

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235 Garrisonville Rd.Suite 101 Stafford VA 22554 
Stafford, Virginia 22554

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 540-657-0734
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