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Coaching Meetings and Clinics

All EPSA Coaches must attend one All-Coach Preseason Training (two are offered)
Did you know?  70% of all youth athletes in the USA have a coach with no training to coach that sport.  EPSA training is required by the City of E.P. in exchange for use of Flying Cloud fields as well as just a good idea to help coaches provide a safe and fun learning environment.


DATE TIME DESCRIPTION LOCATION
    
Sat, Aug. 10 10:00 - 11:30 am On-Field Coaching and Player Clinic, Divisions A-F Flying Cloud Fields
      
Thu, Aug. 15 6:30 - 8:00 pm All-Coach Preseason Training Immanuel Lutheran
  8:00 – 8:15 pm Equipment Bag and Shirt Pickup Immanuel Lutheran
   

Summary of Coaching Development Opportunities
 All-Coach Preseason Training

  • EPSA values, Coaching methods, Training tips for optimal learning, Game management, Communication, Risk management

On-Field Coaching and Player Clinic

  • Practical strategies to lead effective sessions, Dynamic age-appropriate activities, How to manage kids

Goalkeeping Coach/Player Clinic

  • A bonus mini-session before regular team time for players and coaches to learn some key techniques for safer and more effective goalkeeping

Coach Mentor Program

  • Pairs an experienced coach with a new coach who could use some help getting their coaching legs under them.  If you need a Coach Mentor or would like to be a Coach Mentor, please email [email protected].

Coaching Tip of the Week

  • Weekly email from EPSA Coaching Director, often based on a question submitted by a Coach

Coaches Coffee Klatch

  • An in-season Saturday morning with fellow coaches and EPSA Coaching Director to discuss successes, challenges, and best practices


Meeting Addresses
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 16515 Luther Way, Eden Prairie
Flying Cloud Fields, Pioneer Trail, west of the airport
Central Middle School, 8025 School Rd, Eden Prairie

Field Status

Open Open

Flying Cloud (05:39 PM | 09/13/19)

Open Open

Franlo Fields (05:39 PM | 09/13/19)

Open Open

Miller Park (05:39 PM | 09/13/19)

Closed Closed

11 (10:05 AM | 03/31/18)

Open Open

Prairie View (05:39 PM | 09/13/19)