Links

The following list of links provide a starting point on the web for staying up to date with, learning about, and teaching, soccer.

 

Site
Description
The main web-site for the association that MESC competes in.
QCSA documents regarding match rules and by-laws.
Insurance information and claims at QCSA.
SBS World Cup coverage.
Coach Gianni offers a regular soccer coaching newsletter with coaching ideas tips, and a bit of his own philosophy. Sign up using the "Contact Me" link from his homepage.
Site specialising in drills and rules for coaching youth soccer, with an emphasis on keeping it interesting and fun.
Select course required to see venues and dates: Grassroots for U5 to U8 Age Groups – Free Skill Training for U9 to U13 Age Groups - $80.00 (reimbursed by club if committed to coaching for minimum of two years) Game Training for U14 to U17 - $80.00 (reimbursed by club if committed to coaching for minimum of two years) Senior Coaching Certificate for U17 and older - $80.00 (reimbursed by club if committed to coaching for minimum of two years) Other (see list and details at the above link) – will only be reimbursed by club after approval by committee.
The second edition of the National Football Curriculum is the centrepiece of the long term development of a truly Australian football philosophy and style of play. It offers a free online practical resource that will greatly assist all coaches, from parents coaching their children at grassroots level right through to our elite coaches in the A-League, who all play a part in helping build the game for generations to come.
An online soccer coaching manual created by the members of the SOCCER-COACH-L mailing list in the hope that it will assist youth soccer coaches in teaching the "beautiful game" to their players.