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3rd to 12th Grade Coach Clinics


This clinic covers the FIFA Laws of the Game and MSI modifications in an easy-to-follow manner.  It is open to all MSI coaches and mandatory for all NEW MSI coaches of players in grades 3-12.  There is no registration or fee required to attend the Laws of the Game Clinic.  Just bring a notebook and pen and be ready to learn.

Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017
Time:  6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location:  ***Location Change***Council Office Building auditorium (100 Maryland Ave, Rockville)
Instructor:  Peter Guthrie

Council Office Building (100 Maryland Ave, Rockville, 20850)

From I-270, take Falls Road, exit 5, toward Rockville Town Center. Go straight through the first light, which will put you on Maryland Avenue. Coaches should enter on Maryland Ave. through the entrance that is closest to Route 28. (This is also the entrance that is closest to the cafeteria). You can park in the attached garage and walk up the sidewalk towards the corner of Maryland Ave and 28, turn left and the entrance is right there.  The District Court of Maryland is directly across the street from the entrance.


This clinic is especially recommended for all 3rd grade coaches and open to coaches in all grades!

This session will cover the basic principles of coaching U-9/Older (3rd grade/Older) players including review of the structure of MSI 3rd grade/Older programs, practice organization, attention-getting techniques, the basic principles of 7v7, 8v8, 9v9 soccer and the introduction of goalkeepers into play. It is open to all MSI coaches, and there is no fee or registration required to attend. Coaches should bring a pen and paper and are welcome to participate (bring a properly inflated soccer ball in good condition and appropriate soccer attire including sneakers and shin guards).

Date:  September 6, 2017
Time:  7:30pm-9:00pm
Location:  Julius West MS gymnasium (651 Great Falls Rd, Rockville)
Instructor:  Doug Schuessler