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Special Topics Coaching Seminar Announced

February 19, 2014 02:07 PM

U5 to U12 Recreational Coaching: Do’s and Some Don’ts

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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (Feb. 19, 2014) – The Washington Youth Soccer Coaching Department has announced the first session in a series of Special Topics Coaching Seminars geared toward helping all levels of coaching within Washington Youth Soccer.  The first session, titled “Do’s and Some Don’ts,” is geared toward the Under-5 to Under-12 recreational coach and will be held Wednesday, March 19th from 6:30-8 pm at the new Washington Youth Soccer office in Tukwila. 

The session will be presented by Washington Youth Soccer Coaching Directors Timo Liekoski and Shannon Murray, along with Section Head of the Virginia Mason Sports Medicine Department and Seattle Sounders FC Medical Director, Dr. Michael Morris.

The seminar is free and open to anybody who would like to attend, however space is limited so register now.

Special Topics Coaching Seminar
What: Do's and Some Don'ts for U5 to U12 Recreational Coaches
When: Wednesday, March 19
  6:30 - 8:00 pm
Where: Washington Youth Soccer Office
  7100 Fort Dent Way, Suite 215
  Tukwila, WA 98188
Register: Click here

Timo Liekoski, Washington Youth Soccer Technical Director, was a collegiate All-American and professional player before he began coaching in 1972.  Liekoski has coached at the U.S. National Team, Professional, Collegiate and Youth levels, and also serves as a consultant for the U.S. and Finland soccer federations. 

Shannon Murray, Washington Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Education, is also a former collegiate and professional player who now serves as a U.S. Soccer National Instructor, the Director of Girls Academies for Washington Rush Soccer, and coach for the Washington Youth Soccer Elite Player Development (EPD) program.

To learn more about Washington Youth Soccer Coaching Education and Resources, click here.



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