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Coaching Through COVID Web Series

Join longtime soccer broadcaster and host of the United Soccer Coaches Podcast, Dean Linke, as he talks with coaches and industry professionals about the biggest challenges facing coaches and clubs during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view the current schedule and register for the upcoming webinars below.

 

Date Subject & Guest Presenters
Tuesday, April 14
2 PM CST
Your Youth Soccer Organization Can Survive COVID-19
Steve Danbusky, Executive Director, Beach FC (Va.)
Andy Haile, Associate Law Professor, Elon University
Skip Gilbert, CEO, US Youth Soccer
Paul Ellis, Technical Director, Southwestern Youth Association (Va.)
Bo Eskay, Executive Director, FC Frederick (Md.)
Supported by CCL and adidas
RECORDING

Thursday, April 16
2:30 PM CST
Keeping it Positive in an Unpredictable World
Dr. Colleen Hacker, Former USWNT Mental Skills Coach and Former Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Pacific Lutheran University
Anson Dorrance, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of North Carolina
Supported by EDP and Kwik Goal
RECORDING
Tuesday, April 21
1 PM CST
Effective Leadership Through Tough Times
Emma Hayes, Manager, Chelsea FC Women
Amanda Vandervort, Chief Women’s Football Officer, FIFPRO
Supported by TGI and KT Tape
RECORDING
Thursday, April 23
1 PM CST
Coaching Through the DA Fallout
Lynn Berling-Manuel, CEO, United Soccer Coaches
Christian Lavers, President, ECNL
Kevin Payne, CEO, US Club Soccer
Skip Gilbert, CEO, US Youth Soccer
Liam O’Connell, Senior Director of Youth Development, USL
RECORDING
Tuesday, April 28
1 PM CST
The Coach as a Successful Small Business
Matt Robinson, Professor of Sport Management, University of Delaware
Andrew Donnery, CEO, Elk Grove Soccer & Co-Founder of EDSPORA eLearning
Jim Cosgrove, Certified Financial Planner and Former Executive Director, US Youth Soccer
Supported by Beyond Pulse and Traveling Teams
RECORDING

Tuesday, May 5
1 PM CST
How Adversity Builds a Stronger Coach
Eric Wynalda, Head Coach, Las Vegas Lights FC
Dave Sarachan, Head Coach, North Carolina FC
Supported by soccer.com and Sports Pins International
RECORDING
Thursday, May 7
1 PM CST
Women’s Pro Soccer and Surviving COVID
Alyse LaHue, General Manager, Sky Blue FC
Amanda Vandervort, Chief Women’s Football Officer, FIFPRO
Estelle Johnson, Professional Soccer Player, Sky Blue FC
Supported by TeamSnap and Techne Futbol
RECORDING
Tuesday, May 12
1 PM CST
Club and High School: Working Together Through COVID-19
Christian Lavers, President, ECNL 
Haroot Hakopian, Head Girls’ Coach, Churchill High School (Md.) & Head Coach U18/U19 Bethesda Soccer Club and United Soccer Coaches Board Member 
Rusty Oglesby, Head Boys’ Coach, John Paul II High School (Texas) and United Soccer Coaches Vice President
Carrie Taylor, Assistant Coach, San Diego Loyal SC
Supported by EDP and MiMentor
RECORDING
Thursday, May 14
1 PM CST
Coach…YOU Need to be a Priority
Donna Fishter, Leadership Coach & Team Architect, Donna Fishter Consulting LLC
Tom Bates, Peak Performance Coach, Tom Bates Coaching
Everett Palache, Director of Coaching, Cleveland Force Soccer Club
Supported by Beyond Pulse and Hudl
RECORDING
Tuesday, May 19
1 PM CST
Return to Play: Precautions and Considerations
Dr. Céline Gounder, Practicing HIV/Infectious Diseases Specialist
Jennifer Charron, Owner, JC Sports PT, LLC 

Dr. Mallory Mann, Certified Mental Performance Consultant & Assistant Professor Dep. of Kinesiology, Pacific Lutheran University
Jerry Smith, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Santa Clara University
Supported by soccer.com and Elite Tournaments
RECORDING
Thursday, May 21
12 PM CST
Future of MLS in the Global US Soccer Landscape
Fred Lipka, MLS, Vice President & Technical Director, Player Development
Ian Barker, United Soccer Coaches, Director of Coaching Education
Supported by adidas and Kwik Goal
RECORDING