St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club

Coaching Development Details

Dale Schilly

Wed, Nov 21, 10:23 AM (1 day ago)


to Dale, bcc: me

Good Morning - I hope you are gearing up for a great Thanksgiving Day Holiday!  


I wanted to remind you of the Model Training Session this Sunday, 11.25.18 at 3:00 on Field 2 at the Soccer Park.


We will run three training sessions simultaneously.  


Coach Denny Vaninger will work in a 1/4 of the field with U6 - U10 players.  Denny will continue to preach skill development while keeping the game fun and enjoyable.  This is always a challenge and Denny provides a great example.


I will run a session for U11 - U14 in the other 1/4.  I will focus on ball possession and retention while trying to move the possession activities from generic to functional.  


Coach Scott McDoniel will run a session geared for U15 - U19 teams in the other 1/2.  Scott is going to focus on playing out of the back 1/2.  Playing out of the back is one part of the game that as coaches we have some control over.  It is important that we are proficient in this part of the field.  Scott has a nice plan to clarify what playing out can look like.


I have spoke to Denny and Scott individually about their sessions and I am very excited about what they have put together and what information will be provided for the coaches in attendance.


As always, please complete the 11.25.18 Model Training Session Registration so I have a rough estimate on the number of coaches.  I look forward to seeing you next weekend.  Please reach out if I can help in any way.


Dale Schilly