Coach Information
REQUIRED:
Concussion Training https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/training/index.html
SafeSport Training https://safesport.org/training

IMPORTANT: US Soccer developed the Safe Soccer framework within which all participants in the soccer community, including referees, will play an active role in creating an environment free from emotional, physical and sexual abuse. It is a comprehensive program of policies / process, screening, education / training, reporting, monitoring and enforcement designed to help you detect and report abuse, respond to it, and prevent future occurrences.

Pathways:
https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/?fbclid=IwAR2wsud2PhOgwNYvOQGuvTd4O58eOFtmbaXVQKlC3lOBde_j9fE37s6h34U

OPTIONAL:
Training for soccer Licenses http://www.iowasoccer.org/coaching_courses/

Coaching Resources http://www.iowasoccer.org/coaches/
 
Coaching
If you are interested in Coaching or assisting a coach, please contact one of our Director of Coaches - Chad Hay(9U+) at chadhay5@yahoo.com or Chan Cavan (5-8U) at madden515@yahoo.com. We appreciate your assistance in getting the kids the coaches we need for the teams.

Coaches go through a background check by the Iowa Soccer League and are required to take training prior to being able to interact with players. Currently approved coaches can be found at http://www.iowasoccerlive.org/approvedcoacheslist.
 
Rules for soccer

Rules of the game can be found here: http://www.theifab.com/document/laws-of-the-game

Or there is an IFAB app you can download to your phone

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Drills
https://www.soccerxpert.com/u6-u8-soccer-drills.aspx - Games for U5/U6/U7 and U8

http://www.freeyouthsoccerdrills.com/free-soccer-drills.html - Games for U6 to U8

https://www.soccercoachweekly.net/tag/u6/ - Games for U6 to U8

http://www.coachingsoccer101.com/drills.htm - Games for U6 all the way to U14.