Strongsville Recreation Center
18100 Royalton Rd.
Strongsville, OH 44136
Check-InRegistration and all classroom sessions will be held at Strongville Recreation Center, located at 18100 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, OH 44136, beginning at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, June 12, 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. Strongsville is located approximately 8 miles from Cleveland Hopkins 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. The exact meals provided will be outlined at the course.
Lodging InformationFor those candidates needing housing for the course, the site coordinator has recommended the following:
Holiday Inn Cleveland-Strongville - 15471 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, OH 44136; phone: 440-238-8800
Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport - 7230 Engle Rd., Middleburg Heights, OH 44130; phone: 440-243-4040
Home2Suites by Hilton Middleburg Heights Cleveland - 7355 Engle Rd., Middleburg Heights, OH 44130; phone: 440-403-9793
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 provde 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.