I've been coaching soccer for over 33 years. And guess what? Each time I looked for resources to help me coach soccer, it seemed like they were becoming more and more complex AND confusing.
So, I thought back to how I learned to play soccer when I was a kid. Playing in the street or at the park with no coaches, no parents, no cones, flags, lines, steps, ladders etc. Just lots and lots of kids playing various small sided games amongst themselves.
Soccer was simple back them and it needs to be again.
So, I came up with my own system that helps parents have fun coaching their kid's soccer team, even if they have never even played the game before...Soccer Coaching Made Simple. It's based upon the following three phases of a game of soccer: