Aug. 31, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Would you like to learn from some of the nation's elite soccer coaches from the professional, college and high school levels? Then join the Florida State Soccer Staff for the Inaugural Coaches Clinic hosted by Florida State University on Saturday, October 17, 2009.
Featured presenters at the clinic include Tony DiCicco, current head coach of the Boston Breakers of the Women's Professional Soccer League, Florida State head coach Mark Krikorian and Trevor Moawad, Director of the IMG Performance Institute.
"We are thrilled to be hosting an event of this caliber," added Krikorian. "For coaches to have the chance to learn the intricacies of the game from the likes of Tony DiCicco, Trevor Moawad, and the rest of the staff we have assembled, is a great opportunity for everyone involved. We hope everyone finds the clinic informative and engaging."
Registration for the clinic begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Seminole Soccer Complex. The all-day event will feature both field and classroom sessions and will include topics such as player development, the college recruiting process, team tactics, mental conditioning, as well as soccer specific strength and conditioning.
The cost of the event is $90 per coach and includes breakfast, lunch, and a coaching binder with session notes.
For more information on the Inaugural Florida State Soccer Coaches Clinic please go to FSU Coaches Clinic Brochure
call 850-645-3200, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information on the feature presenters:
Tony DiCicco - current Head Coach of the Boston Breakers of the Women's Professional Soccer League and former head coach of the United States Women's National Team. DiCicco guided the USA to the 1996 Olympic Gold Medal and the historic 1999 World Cup Championship, while becoming the all-time wins leader in U.S. National Team Soccer history. DiCicco also coached the U.S. U-20 Women's National Team to a gold medal at the 2008 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Chile. He is the founder of FSASoccerPlus Football Club (2003) and serves as the club's technical director.
Trevor Moawad - Director of mental conditioning at the IMG Performance Institute. Moawad has received world-wide recognition for his involvement in leadership, communication, and mental conditioning. He has worked with some of the nation's best coaches and most elite athletes, including soccer-phenoms Freddy Adu and Landon Donovan. Moawad also works with the U.S. Soccer Federation, the Florida State University soccer and football teams, and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Florida State Head Coach Mark Krikorian, Associate Head Coach Eric Bell, Goalkeeper Coach Mike Bristol and Strength and Conditioning Coach Dwan Riggins will also be presenting, as well as 2009 FACA Class 2A High School Coach of the Year Mike Pickett.