District Outreach

district-outreach

The Alberta Soccer Technical Department is committed to supporting the development of technical player and coach pathways across Alberta. Grassroots learning is particularly important to the future growth of soccer within our Province. The District Outreach program seeks to engage District Members in delivering developmental programs that support Canada Soccer’s Long Term Player Development Plan.

Listed below are the Grassroots Development programs that are available through the District Outreach Program. At present there are five programs being offered, although additional support is afforded on request. To organize one of these programs in your district please complete the request form at the bottom of this page and a member of the Grassroots Development team will contact you to plan your event.

District Outreach Offerings

Let's Play!

Active Start (3 to 6 years old)

Focus: development of Physical Literacy & Active Play with a ball

  • Offerings:

    Let’s Play Workshops – workshops led by Alberta Soccer coaches in your community focused on supporting parents and volunteers in creating activities that engage young players in a positive environment

Play for FUN

FUNdamentals (6 to 8 years old)

Focus: Enhancing physical literacy through ball mastery (eg. tricks & flicks)

Offerings:

FUNdamentals Festivals – community coaches and volunteers will receive training and support to implement the preferred training model approach of soccer development through a special coach training event and festival.

Play for Each Other

Learning to Train (9 to 12 years old)

Focus: introducing players to team play and strategies

Offerings:

Skills Challenge – this is a goal setting program that focuses upon individual technical development for players

Team and Player Workshops delivered by Alberta Soccer Coaches

Play On

Soccer for Life (13+ years old)

Focus: encouraging continued involvement ins port as a healthy lifestyle choice

Offerings:

Community/Team Camps – fitness and technical/skills development sessions for players of all ages and abilities

 

District Outreach Request Form

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Telephone Number (required)

District, Club or Community (required)

Description of Program you are requesting including age group and type of clinic you are requesting (required)