Youth Diploma Course Dates & Locations

Norwalk, Iowa Aug. 8 - 9, 2015
Utah Nov. 14 - 15, 2015



The purpose of the Youth Diploma is to help you, whether you are a professional academy coach, senior or junior youth coach, or teacher or parent to plan & deliver more effective youth coaching sessions.

In this Course you'll learn:

  • How the 6 Part Pyramid of Player Development©encompasses the entire Coerver Curriculum.
  • The Pyramid of Moves breaks down the most complicated actions into simple, teachable steps and families.
  • The Coerver Pathway to Soccer Excellence takes players cross the Coerver Skills Bridge and develops game effective skills by means of graduated pressure training.
  • The Coerver Code develops develops the Coerver® 5 S signature qualities of Skill, Speed, Strength , Spirit and Smarts that is the Coerver mission.
  • The Coerver® Session Planner© eliminates the frustrations of last minute searching for activities and structure and provides a Template to make your weekly, monthly or even season long session planning a breeze.
  • The Course features many proven, high quality drills & games from Coerver®Coaching™s 31 yr old history with tips to "make harder" or "easier: for age appropriate practices
  • Coaches can watch drills, skills and games being demonstrated by youth players or join in and learn by doing.


Each attendee at the Course will receive

  • 12 Hours of Instruction on the field and in the Classroom

  • Online Access to Videos from our Session Planner DVD set

  • Coerver Youth Diploma Shirt

  • New Era Drill Book

  • Course Booklet with Drills and Course Information

  • Lunch both days

The Course is presented over 2 days as follows.

SATURDAY. 9am – 3.30pm.

  • 9.00 – 9.45am. Lecture: "The Coerver Approach to Soccer Coaching".
  • 10.00 – 11.30am. Field Session: "Warm ups & Speed."
  • 11.30 – 11.45am. Q & A. Wrap up.
  • 11.45 – 12.45 LUNCH.
  • 12.45pm – 1.30pm Lecture: "The Coerver Coaching Curriculum."
  • 1.45pm – 3.15pm Field Session. "Moves 1v1 & 2v2 Attack & Defense."
  • 3.15pm – 3.30pm Q & A. Wrap up.

SUNDAY. 9am – 3.30pm.

  • 9.00 – 9.45am. Lecture: "Coerver Session Planning."
  • 10.00 – 11.30am. Field Session "Small Group Play."
  • 11.30 – 11.45am Q & A. Wrap up.
  • 11.45 – 12.45pm LUNCH
  • 12.45 – 1.30pm. Lecture: " Tips to be a better Coerver Coach."
  • 1.45 – 3.15pm. Field Session. " A Coerver Session."
  • 3.15 – 3.30pm. Q & A. Wrap up.

Coach Benefits

U.S. and Canada
Course Dates & Locations

Iowa: Aug 8-9, 2015
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Utah: Nov 14-15, 2015
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