As a coach, you know that you are constantly looking for tools and resources to improve your craft. Whether it’s training programs or team management, you are on the lookout for the right materials and information to aid you as a coach. The new book from Meyer & Meyer Sport, Coaching a Season of Significance was written by an experienced youth and high school soccer coach for other soccer coaches. This book takes you from the beginning of the season by helping you with organizing, setting goals in addition to holding pre-season meetings. One of the great assets of Coaching a Season of Significance is that much the information can be applied to other forms of sports and business. It will tackle some of the many challenges and problems coaches have to face throughout the course of the season, concluding with the post-season banquet. This comprehensive guide encompasses team rules, differences in boys and girls, dealing with administration, program promotion, and many more topics concerning soccer and coaching in general.
Coaching a Season of Significance explains how to implement core values for your program, build strong communication, and foster the development of long-lasting relationships.
About the Author
Greg Winkler began his soccer coaching career with the Fond du Lac Youth Soccer Association in Wisconsin in 1994. He led his teams to 5 Conference titles, 14 Regional titles, and 18 NSCAA Team Academic Awards. He was selected as the NSCAA National Youth Coach of the Year in 2012 and inducted into the Wisconsin Soccer Association Hall of Fame in 2015. Coach Winkler is currently coaching the Ida Baker boys in Cape Coral. The author served as the president of the Fond du Lac Soccer Association for 20 years, was the president of the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association, and is currently the Boys’ High School Advocacy representative for the NSCAA.