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River Soccer Club Est. 1996

RSC Coaches Corner

RSC Coaching Resources

RSC Curriculum Practice Activities Access
Check out our Recreation level training plans, activities, & other coaching resources through google drive Recreation Practice Activities

RSC Rec Coach Handbook
Provides guidance and support for everything a parent coach needs to be a successful coach in our Recreation Program rsc rec coach handbook spring 2022-compressed.pdf

RSC Technical Essentials
The RSC Technical Essentials are the individual fundamental "essential " skills that any soccer players needs to competently play the game. The skills are organized by skill category, age, skill name, technique coaching points, and progressions. The skills should be taught progressively over the course of a season.

Click here for the recreational coaches handout rsc technical essentials go.pdf
Click below for the RSC Technical Essentials Youtube Video Demonstrations
-RSC Technical Essentials Introduction Video 
-RSC Technical Essentials Ball Manipulation Video (
Week 1 Rec)
-RSC Technical Essentials Passing & Receiving Video (
Week 2 & 3 Rec)
-RSC Technical Essentials Dribbling for Penetration Video (
Week 4 Rec)
-RSC Technical Essentials Turns Video (Week 5 Rec)
-RSC Technical Essentials Striking Video (Week 6 Rec)
Below is the 3 Cone Activity Set-Up (*activity that teaches Tech Essentials)

RSC Technical Staff
Reach out to your Director of Coaching for support both on Recreational and Travel Level
o U8-U12 Director of Coaching Steve Kilby [email protected]   302-745-8839
o U13-U19 Director of Coaching Danny Maskell [email protected] 410-852-0365
o Technical Director Brandt Mais [email protected] 302-462-5019

Safe Soccer

Weather Guidelines

US Soccer Heat Guidelines   us soccer r2rheatguidelines.pdf
US Soccer Cold Weather Guidelines   us soccer r2rcoldweatherguidelines-v2.pdf
US Soccer Lightning  us soccer lightning guidelines.pdf

Medical Guidelines

US Soccer CPR & AED Training us soccer r2r cprandaedtraining.pdf
US Soccer Athlete Collapse Guidelines us soccer r2r athletecollapseguidelines.pdf
Heads Up Concussions Fact Sheets  heads up concussion fact sheets.pdf

Injury Prevention & Recovery

US Soccer Periodization us soccer r2r periodizationforyouthsoccer.pdf
US Soccer Warming-Up us soccer rtrwarmingup.pdf
FIFA +11 Injury Prevention fifa 11 manual.pdf
US Soccer Nutrition us soccerr2rnutrition_youth.pdf

Other Guidelines

US Soccer Mental Health  uss soccer r2rmentalhealth.pdf
US Soccer Recognize to Recover 

RSC's Code of Conduct

Individual and Small Group Training

RSC Coaches must follow the guidelines and complete the Training Form below to use RSC Fields for Individual & Small Group Training. 
Individual & Small Group Training Requirements & Player Waiver
RSC Individual & Small Group Training Form

Schedule Field Use at RSC Complex

RSC Coaches and Managers, please schedule your events (practices, games, scrimmages, camps, etc...) here.

The link leads you to a google calendar. Please write the field number, the name of event, and team name. This is an effort of the club to make sure the fields are lined, cut, managed, and scheduled appropriately as needed for our teams. Any issues with scheduling, please contact our Complex Manager, Tom Timmons.

Tom Timmons, Complex Manager
Cell: 302-542-1504
Email: [email protected]

US Soccer Coaching Courses

Your coaching education starts here! This is a MUST for any new soccer coach working at the recreational level to the competitive travel soccer program.

The United States Soccer Federation offers an amazing online coaching course covering all the essentials for any coach. The course includes topics such as teaching, designing a lesson plan, laws of the game, injury prevention/care, technique, small sided games, and much more. The USSF "Grassroots" license is a great step forward towards becoming a successful youth soccer coach.

Click on the following link for available US Soccer coaching courses online or in person US Soccer Learning Center 

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Frankford, Delaware 19945

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