LYSA handouts: LYSA has a couple of basic handouts to get you started. These are made available at each coaches meeting.
Consider getting your F License: For $25, you can register and take U.S. Soccer’s F License online course for coaches of young players. It is a two hour video course that can be stopped and started at any time. This is a great introduction to coaching that will give you tips and activities to better coach U5U8 players. It is also a prerequisite for more advanced certifications.
Get more information at: http://www.ussoccer.com/coachingeducation/licenses/nationalf
KYSA Lesson Plans: The Kentucky Youth Soccer Association offers full practice lesson plans that will take you from warm up to full fledged objective over almost any coaching concept you can think of. Activities for all levels.
Check them out at: http://www.kysoccer.net/coaches/lesson_plans/
U.S. Youth Soccer info: U.S. Youth Soccer has activity guides and indepth manuals on coaching youth players.
Advanced certifications: Follow up with your E, D and more licenses at http://www.kysoccer.net/coaches/course_description/
StreetSideSoccerTV: This Youtube channel has dozens of video tutorials on simple to complex moves. See them at http://bit.ly/29lK88n or search for Street Side Soccer on Youtube.
BeastMode Soccer: Another Youtube channel with dozens of more advanced activities. See them at http://bit.ly/29k9g0v or search BeastMode Soccer on Youtube.
Positive Coaching Alliance: This site offers guidance on every aspect of coaching from parent meetings to player development with an dedicated focus on positive reinforcement. Learn more at: http://www.positivecoach.org/
*Note that some LYSA rules listed here might be out of date. Check with each division director for the latest rules. The rules listed above will be updated soon.