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York Region
Soccer Association
101 Bradwick Drive
Concord, ON
L4K 1K5
 
PH: 905.660.3029
FX: 905.660.9832
 



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Youth Member
Clubs 2013


Aurora Youth SC
East Gwillimbury SC
Glen Shields FC
King United SC
Kleinburg-Nobleton SC
Lake Simcoe SC
Markham SC
Newmarket SC
Oak Ridges SC
Richmond Hill SC
Thornhill SC
Unionville Miliken SC
Vaughan SC
Woodbridge SC
Whitchurch-Stouffville SC


Adult Member
Clubs 2013

Aurora SC Inc.
Mount Albert Lions SC
Newmarket & District SC
Veneto Lions
Woodbridge Italia
YR Hellenics
YR Shooters

Coach Development


The YRSA, through the Technical Department, offers a comprehensive coaching development program to help our coaches continually upgrade their skills and qualifications. Primarily, this involves the co-ordination of the OSA's coaching certification program but also includes enhanced clinics to provide for specialized training. 



Mentor Coach Development Program


The YRSA runs a coach development program to assist club coaches gain more knowledge and experience in youth coaching. The mentor coaches are selected annually through an application process. The coaches selected work closely with the YRSA technical staff designing practice, implementing practice, preparing players for competition and working with the players during competition. They are also exposed to top quality GK coaching and the selection criteria for the players who are identified. Advice and practical information is also provided for the coaches as they progress through the OSA and CSA licensing programs.

 

The Coaching Pathway and LTPD Through Education


The NEW Canadian Soccer Association’s LTPD Coaching Education Pathway is separated into two (2) coaching streams: 

  • COMMUNITY SPORT STREAM and
  • EXCELLENCE STREAM

There are NO pre-requisites to enter the Community Sport Stream (complete the stage related course you are coaching in). ALL coaches must enter at the B Pre-Test level to proceed within the Excellence Stream

COMMUNITY SPORTS STREAM
EXCELLENCE STREAM
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Stream2


STAGES With LTPD as the guide, the OSA Coaching Department has launched new online resources for coaches working at all levels of the game in Ontario. 

Under CSA leadership, LTPD now supports the framework for high-quality programs that ensure enjoyable lifelong playing opportunities for players of all levels of ability.  

Coaches can enter the pathway at any level ie, a coach who is coaching 7 year olds can start their coach development at Stage 2, FUNdamentals.  

Unlike the previous program there is no requirement to take Stage 1, Active Start. Coaches can now take courses directly related to the needs of the players they coach.

The LTPD diagram shows how the OSA Coach Development programs align with the CSA's Long Term Player Development Pathway. 




Respect in Soccer Program


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Click on the RESPECT IN SOCCER logo at the left to go directly to the LOGIN for the program. For additional details and information on the RESPECT IN SOCCER program, visit the OSA News Bulletin Blog.