LMU Soccer Complex
6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy.
Harrogate, TN 37752
Check-InRegistration will be held, for all candidates, beginning at 1:00pm on Friday, July 6, 2018 at the Poteat Teams Centre, located at Lincoln Memorial University, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy., Harrogate, TN 37752. 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 Tennessee for the course, there are two options for airports.
McGhee-Tyson Airport in Knoxville, TN, approximately 82 miles from LMU
Bluegrass Airport in Lexington, KY, approximately 143 miles from LMU.
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 housing for the course, the site coordinator has recommended the following:
Sleep Inn - 1260 N 12th St., Middlesboro, KY 40965, phone - 606-576-7829
Holiday Inn & Suites - 1252 12th St., Middlesboro, KY 40965, phone - 606-248-6860
What to BringJuly weather in Harrogate, TN is typically very warm. 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.