Blue Valley Southwest High School
17600 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS 66221
Check-InRegistration will be held in Room 212 at Blue Valley Southwest High School located at 17600 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS 66221 beginning at 4:00 pm on Friday, July 26, 2019. The opening session will begin at 4:45pm.
Travel InformationPlease wait until you receive e-mail notification from the United Soccer Coaches National Office that the course has enough candidates to move forward before booking your travel or lodging. Overland Park is approximately 40 minutes (29 miles) south of the Kansas City International Airport.
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 any candidates needing to secure housing for the course, the following have been suggested:
Candlewood Suites Overland Park - 8953 W. 135th St., Overland Park, KS 66221; phone - 913-685-8200
TownePlace Suites Kansas City Overland Park - 7020 W 133rd St., Overland Park, KS 66209; phone - 913-851-3100
What to BringPlease bring gear appropriate for the time spent outdoors at this time of year. 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 all 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 Diplomas. Additional information about this opportunity is available at https://unitedsoccercoaches.org/Education.
Course ScheduleSample Schedule
This schedule should provide a good idea of topics and course times. The schedule will be modified slightly based on availability of the school. Candidates will be sent a course specific schedule about a week before the start of the course.