Season Information and Details (Fall 2016)

The fall 2016 Enid Soccer Club season is introducing many changes. The club has setup a page to provide parents, coaches, and players with information and details about these changes and answers to some frequently asked questions. A list of important dates is also included. The link is available in the home page announcements section.

These topics will also be covered at the upcoming coaching academy sessions.

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Referee Courses in Oklahoma (Fall 2016)

There are additional referee courses being held in Oklahoma for the fall 2016 season. These courses are available for anyone interested in being eligible to referee at Enid Soccer Club but who are not able to attend the August 20 Enid courses.

Grade 9 Referee Course
August 27, 2016
Stillwater, OK (64 miles)
Register online

Referee Recertification
August 27, 2016
Yukon, OK (72 miles)
Register online

Referee Recertification
September 2, 2016
Edmond, OK (86 miles)
Register online

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ESC Coaching Academy

Enid Soccer Club is offering coaching academy sessions. This is for current, first time, and potential ESC coaches. We will be covering everything from basics and best practices to detailed instruction on the laws of the game and sample practice activities. Topics covered will specifically include 2016 rule and regulation changes, frequently misunderstood rules, and ways to encourage player development.

The ESC coaching academy sessions are two hours at the soccer complex and are free of charge for any interested ESC members. Please email if you plan to attend.

Topics
•  Introduction to coaching
•  Best practices
•  Laws of the game
•  Sample practice activities
•  2016 rule and regulation changes
•  Player development

Available sessions
•  Thursday, July 28 at 6:00pm
•  Saturday, Aug 13 at 3:00pm

Details
•  Price: Free
•  Duration: 2 hours
•  Location: Enid Soccer Complex

Please email soccer@enidsoccer.com if you would like to attend or have questions.

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Referee Courses at ESC (Fall 2016)

Enid Soccer Club has two referee courses scheduled for August 20. The club is hosting a course for new referees and another for returning referees. We are discussing with OSA the possibility of hosting additional courses before the season begins.

Grade 09 Course
Saturday, August 20
9am – 4pm (1 hour lunch) at Enid Soccer Complex
https://www.gotsport.com/asp/application/reg/?ProgramID=51303
Prior to attending, all candidates must take the online 09 Referee course.

Recertification Course
Saturday, August 20
5-8pm at Enid Soccer Complex
https://www.gotsport.com/asp/application/reg/?ProgramID=51302
Prior to attending, all candidates must register online with USSF.
You will need your USSF ID and password.

Course Overview
If you have never attended a referee course:
•  Required to attend a 09 referee course
•  Upon completion, eligible to referee fall 2016, spring 2017, and fall 2017

If you attended a 2016 referee course:
•  Eligible to referee fall 2016
•  OSA recommends attending a recertification course due to rule changes
•  Upon completion, eligible to referee spring 2017 and fall 2017

If you attended a referee course prior to 2016:
•  Only applies to individuals who did not attend a 2016 referee course
•  OSA recommends attending a recertification course
•  Upon completion, eligible to referee spring 2017 and fall 2017
•  May not be eligible to referee fall 2016 (USSF regulation)

If you have any questions, please email the ESC Referee Coordinator.

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USSF National E License Course at ESC

The USSF national E license course is an 18-hour course, which covers the elementary principles of coaching and prepares interested coaches for the National D course. The course consists of a series of lectures and field sessions, and attendance is mandatory for the full duration of all course meetings.

USSF National E License Course
Hosted by Enid Soccer Club
July 29, 6:00pm-9pm
July 30, 9:00am-6pm
July 31, 9:00am-6pm

Register online
US Soccer Digital Coaching Center (DCC)
https://dcc.ussoccer.com

More information and license details
http://www.ussoccer.com/coaching-education/licenses/national-e

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