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Jul, 2021

Head Coach Email for 2021 Fall

Dear Coach,  

A HUGE thank you for registering to be a volunteer Head Coach for the 2021 Fall 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]  

 

This season we will continue our outdoor Equipment Pick-Up in lieu of our sit-down, indoor Coaches Meeting.  

EQUIPMENT PICK-UP DETAILS:   

  • Saturday, 8/7/21, 9am-10am, U12-HS and all Academy coaches   
  • Saturday, 8/7/21, 10am-11am, U10 and younger coaches   
  • Location is the Stafford Soccer office parking area.  235 Garrisonville Road, Stafford VA 22554   
  • Head Coach (or a representative)   
  • Staff and Board Members will be on-site if you have any questions 
  • Your roster will be “live” online through your account by 8/7/21   
  • Expect changes to your roster so please check often   
  • A “virtual packet” will be emailed on 8/7/21 at 4pm   

  

YOUR VIRTUAL PACKET WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:   

  • Links to current COVID-19 Guidelines   
  • Gwyneth’s Gift Hands-Only CPR Video along with “CPR Anytime Kit” to practice at home (available at equipment pick up)  
  • Links to any additional coaching information needed 
  • 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:  

  • 8/7/21 Coaches meeting  
  • 8/7/21 REC Coaches reach out to their team with practice details asap (no later than 8/12/21)
  • 8/6/21-8/9/21 Stafford Soccer Day at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Fredericksburg (20% off entire purchase) CLICK HERE for link 
  • 8/9/21 First week of practices for Academy  
  • 8/11/21 Coach Training Session (Embrey Mill Fields) 
  • 8/16/21 First week of practices for REC  
  • 8/21/21 Jamboree (Academy only, Embrey Mill Fields)
  • 8/28/21 First weekend of games  
  • 8/4/21 No Games, Labor Day Weekend  
  • 10/9/21 No Games, Columbus Day Weekend 
  • 10/30/21 Last game weekend  
  • 11/6/21 Held for rain-outs  

 

Practice Field Selection:  

The selection of practice fields will be managed online. 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, Aug 7, 2021. The placement of coaches to practice fields will be on a "first-come, first-serve" basisPlease choose a field in your team's county quadrant.  You will not receive a field that is outside of your team's county quadrant.  If you are unsure please contact [email protected] as soon as possible. 

Please CLICK HERE for a look at current practice fields we can utilize in the county for 2021 Fall. 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:  

High School

2

U14 Coed

1

U12 Coed

1

U12 Girls

1

U10 Coed

6

U10 Girls

1

U8 Coed

3

U8 Girls

2

U6 Coed

3

U6 Girls

2

 

 

Coach Training session will be led by our technical staff 

  • Wednesday, 8/11/21 
  • U6/U8 (6pm-7pm) 
  • U10 and older (7pm-8pm) 
  • Embrey Mill Field #5 
  • 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 fall 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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