Coaching Clinics

Washington Youth Soccer

The Washington State Youth Soccer Association has an excellent listing of clinics available in our state including online courses. Visit the Washinton Youth Soccer site for more information on clinic descriptions, schedule, and how to register.

EYSA Coaching Class on Tactical References with Periodization and Football Fitness

Session 1: Tactical Reference - Attacking Building Up from Back/GK (4v4>>5v5>>7v7>>9v9>>11v11)

  • Principles - Diamonds/Triangulation, Width/Depth/Support, Creating Shapes without Ball
  • Maximizing execution of decision making (technique) within activities, not Isolated Kicking

Session 2: Tactical Reference - Attacking Numerical Superiority by Unbalancing or Overloading; Restarts (Corner Kicks, Goal Kicks & Numerical Superiority)

  • Principles - Creating Numerical Superiority
  • Maximizing the creative play and decision making quantity with youth players

Sub-topics that will be lightly covered within the course are session:

  • Warm ups
  • Periodization intro, planning with interval and load considerations

Dates and Locations - The clinic runs over two days, and include an hour of classroom time (on the first day) and 4 hours of field time (split between the first and second days). It will be repeated several weeks later on Mercer Island, so you can mix & match/choose which dates work the best for you.


Sunday 8/26
Classroom 4-5:00pm Issaquah Public Library
Session 1 6-8:00pm Veteran's Memorial Field
Tuesday 8/28
Session 2 6-8:00pm Veteran's Memorial Field

Mercer Island

Sunday 9/9
Classroom 10-11:30am JCC
Session 1 12-2:00pm Homestead Park
Tuesday 9/11
Session 2 5-7:00pm Homestead Park

JCC (Stroum Jewish Community Center): 3801 E Mercer Way, MI, 98040
Homestead Park: 4201 82nd Ave SE, Mercer Island, 98040)
Issaquah Public Library: 10 West Sunset Way, Issaquah WA 98027
Veterans' Memorial Field: 120 2nd Ave NE, Issaquah 98027

Coaches RSVP for these clinics by sending an email to