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National Coaching School Scheduled on Georgia's Gold Coast in April

CHICAGO (Thursday, December 27, 2001) - U.S. Soccer has scheduled a National Coaching School with A, B and C license courses at the Jekyll Island Soccer Complex along the scenic Gold Coast in Jekyll Island, Georgia. The course has been confirmed for April 6-14, 2002, and will take advantage of the warm Jekyll Island climate and their first-class sports facilities. There are a limited number of places, and in the past courses have frequently sold out.

Designed to meet the changing needs of today's modern soccer coach, the National Coaching School offers a complete, nine-day coaching course in a residential environment.  The course is conducted at three levels and emphasizes field instruction in the areas of technique, tactics and fitness.  The course also includes valuable instruction in coaching methodology, team management and sport psychology.

U.S. Soccer’s coaching schools have been providing quality education for coaches in the United States since the 1970s, helping to expand U.S. Soccer's coaching organization to more than 10,500 licensed coaches.  The strong commitment of U.S. Soccer's National Coaching Staff to service the game at the grassroots level from Coaching Schools to State Associations, AYSO and ODP has been essential to that growth.

Applications are available by calling 312-528-1231 or they can be downloaded by visiting the U.S. Soccer website at (and clicking on "Coaches").  A complete 2001 course schedule is also available at  Enrollment is limited, so please act quickly.

When: April 6-14, 2002 
Where: Jekyll Island, Georgia 
Courses: A,B,C

Resident: $925 (Member) $975 (Non-Member)
Commuter: $575 (Member) $625 (Non-Member)
Audit: Deduct $100 from above tuition rate.