Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association again will offer the National Youth Coaching Course at two sites in Nassau County.

The National Youth Coaching Course is designed to provide club directors of coaching, youth coaches, physical education teachers and soccer administrators with the knowledge to structure soccer environments for children between the ages of 4-12. Candidates are videotaped for analysis during live training sessions.

The course includes:

* The role of the coach as a facilitator is explored

* The physical, mental and emotional needs and capabilities of players from 4-12 are explored

* The lessons from developmental psychology are explored

* The art of teaching is explored

Coaches must attend both weekends, June 23 to 25 and June 30 to July 2. The classroom setting will be at Upper 90 Long Island at 183 South Broadway in Hicksville, N.Y. while the field site is Field of Dreams in Westbury, N.Y. (424 Salisbury Park Drive). The cost is $820.

To register, log on to http://www.enysoccer.com/events/national_youth_coaching_course_-_2017-_june_23-25_and_june_30-july_2/?

Questions can be directed to Eastern New York’s Joanne Roth at joanne@enysoccer.com or director of coaching instruction Tim Bradbury at  directorofcoachinginstruction@enysoccer.com