American River Junior College
4700 College Oak Drive
Sacramento, CA 95841
Check-InRegistration will be held, for all candidates, beginning at 1:00pm on Friday, March 2, 2018 at American River Junior College. Registration and all classroom sessions will be held in PE 200E. Please be sure you have checked in and have your course materials by 3:00pm when the course begins.
Travel InformationFor those candidates flying to Sacramento for the course, the Sacramento International Airport is the closest, approximately 18 miles from the course location.
Pre-Course AssignmentThere are no assignments due prior to the start of this course.
MealsAs part of the course fees, candidates will be provided three meals throughout the course. United Soccer Coaches will have meals on-site for the candidates for lunch and dinner on the first Saturday of the course and for dinner on the second Saturday of the course. Candidates will be responsible for all other meals throughout the course.
Lodging InformationFor those candidates needing to book rooms for the duration of the course, the site coordinator has recommended the following:
DoubleTree by Hilton - Sacramento - 2001 Point W Way, Sacramento, CA 95815, phone: 916-929-8855
Crowne Plaza Hotel Sacramento Northeast - 5321 Date Ave., Sacramento, CA 95841, phone: 916-338-5800
La Quinta Inn Sacramento North - 4604 Madison Ave., Sacramento, CA 95841, phone: 916-348-0900
Hampton Inn & Suites Sacramento-Cal North - 2230 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821, phone: 916-927-2222
What to BringEarly March weather in Sacramento is usually mild with high temperatures in the mid-60's and low temperatures in the mid-40's. We suggest sunscreen and caps and to always be prepared in case of rain. Among other personal items, you should bring a polo/golf shirt, shin guards, a notebook with paper, pens and pencils, practice gear, training suit, rain suit, soccer shoes and flats. You do not need to bring a soccer ball as those are provided to candidates on site.
Course SafetyUnited Soccer Coaches reminds coaches that they must have their own insurance coverage. United Soccer Coaches will not be responsible for medical payment for injuries which occur as a result of participation in the course. United Soccer Coaches also reminds coaches to wear shin guards for practical sessions. Coaches participating in practical sessions without wearing shin guards do so at their own risk.
CEU OpportunityCandidates can earn 5 CEU's (continuing education units) through the United States Sports Academy by completing the National, Advanced National, Premier and Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma courses. Additional information about this opportunity is available at https://unitedsoccercoaches.org/ceu.