Ross Mackenzie, (U9-10 & Futsal Director) and Andy McIntosh (U15-19 Girls Director) have been accepted into the US Soccer Director of Coaching course. The DOC Course focuses on developing club leaders (DOC, age group DOC, Girls DOC, Boys DOC etc.) working in youth soccer clubs with players ages U6-U19.
Participants in this course must have a minimum of one year of experience in a leadership role within a club as well as a USSF "B" License. The course is a combination of virtual learning, small group discussions and projects and an in person week of training.
The 15 week course has learning modules in the following areas: leadership, club performance environment, club philosophy, club player development plan, club coaching staff and will involve both formative and summative assessments.
"I am very excited for this opportunity," commented Ross Mackenzie, our U10 and Futsal Director. "It is always very beneficial to be involved in discussions and workshops with leaders from youth soccer clubs throughout the country, sharing ideas and best practices."