Check-InRegistration will be held, for all candidates, beginning at 1:00pm on Friday, June 8, 2018 at CE Starcrest, located at 11600 Starcrest Dr., San Antonio, TX 78247. Registration and all sessions will be held at this location. Please be sure you have checked in and have your course materials by 1:50pm when the course begins.
Travel InformationFor those candidates flying to San Antonio for the course, the San Antonio International Airport is only about 15 minutes 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 following have been suggested:
Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport - 12828 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78216, phone - 210-494-7600
Courtyard by Marriott San Antonio Airport - 8615 Broadway St., San Antonio, TX 78217, phone - 210-828-7200
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport - 10110 US 281, San Antonio, TX 78216, phone - 210-525-9999
What to BringJune weather in San Antonio is usually warm with high temperatures in the low-90's and low temperatures in the mid 70'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.