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Event Type
Coaching Education Course
Restricted
None
Requires Payment
No
Start Date
6/3/2017
End Date
6/3/2017
Description
This TOPSoccer Buddy Training is a one hour introductory course to prepare volunteers to work with players with disabilities.  This course guides the TOPSoccer Buddy in providing a fun growth experience for soccer players with disabilities. 
 A Buddy is paired with one youth athlete to assist with his/her soccer experience.  You will work with the coach to determine the Buddy's role on the field, guide the player physically, if necessary, on the field, encourage the player verbally, work towards the goal of player independence, provide positive encouragement to the player, and help to ensure a safe an fun experience for the player.  
 ***YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 12 YEARS OF AGE TO ATTEND THIS COURSE***
 

Course Length:

1 hour total-  classroom and  field work

Course Times:

 Check In -             7:30am-8:00am
 Buddy Training    8:00am-9:00am
 Festival - 10:00am-1:00pm

Meeting Location:

Westview High School

13500 Camino del Sur

San Diego, CA 92129

Cost:

Free

What to Bring:

 

• Lunch will be served
Notepad and pen/pencil for classroom session
•Properly inflated size 5 soccer ball
•Appropriate soccer attire and comfortable training shoes for field work
•Water/snacks, sunscreen lotion (optional), portable chair (optional)
 A helpful library of TOPSoccer Coaching Resources can be found below:   
 

YOU WILL BECOME A MEMBER OF CAL SOUTH WHEN REGISTERING FOR A COURSE.

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Event Location
Westview High School
13500 Camino del Sur
San Diego, CA 92129-4465
local_phone
Primary Contact
Christine Van Slyke
(123) 456-7890 (Work)
gradypea@msn.com
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