The coach’s work starts before arriving at the soccer field.

Planning the session correctly, for the week and the season, will help the coach identify the team’s needs and deliver a more ef cient training ses- sion. Properly preparing a training session gives the coach greater con dence with the players and a better understanding of how to adapt the exercises to the team’s and players’ needs on the eld. A good coach is a good planner.

Download the guide from U.S. Soccer.