The Parent Coach, a Guide to Soccer Success. (Paperback)
Designed to help the reader develop his own football philosophy. The Parent Coach, A Guide to Success, is your football/soccer foundation on which to build your own team as you continue to develop on your coaching journey. Although there are many good technical coaching books available written by top academy coaches based around their knowledge and experience, few if any meet the needs of the reader (the parent coach) from the point of view of how to run and coach a team at grass roots level. The author Michael Knight is a parent and F.A. licensed coach with many years of experience. Having coached all age groups at grass roots level through to adults, to coaching u21 at a semi pro club. This guide passes on his experience as a grass roots coach, giving the reader an insight into what a parent/coach/manager of a grass roots football team needs to look out for. With information on: - Dealing with and assessing your players (and parents ) - The structure of a team. - Building a team ethos. - What needs to be done and what to look out for on match day. - Training - Administration - Your club.