Check-InRegistration will be held, for all candidates, beginning at 2:00pm on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Sussex County Community College located at 1 College Hill Rd., Newton, NJ 07860. Registration and all classrrom sessions will be held in the Student Center Theater. 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 Newton, NJ for the course, the Newark International Airport is the closest airport, approximately 52 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 InformationThe site coordinator has provided the following information about housing for the course:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Newton Sparta - 8 N. Park Dr., Newton, NJ 07860, phone: 973-940-8888
**This hotel is right across the road from the entrance to Sussex County Community College.
Holiday Inn - Budd Lake-Rockaway Area - 1000 International Drive North, Budd Lake, NJ 07828, phone: 973-448-1100
Residence Inn by Marriott Mt. Olive at International Trade Center - 271 Continental Dr., Mt. Olive Township, NJ 07874, phone: 973-691-1720
What to BringJuly weather in Newton averages high temperatures in the lower 80's and low temperatures in the upper 50'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.