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Coerver® Youth Diploma

Featuring Coerver® Co-Founder Charlie Cooke

Course Overview

The purpose of the Youth Diploma is to help you, whether you are a professional academy coach, senior or junior youth coach, or teacher or parent to plan & deliver more effective youth coaching sessions.  You will learn about the 6 Part Pyramid of Player Development that is the Coerver Curriculum: The Pyramid of Moves that breaks down the most complicated actions into simple, learnable steps and families; the Coerver Pathway to Soccer Excellence that features graduated pressure training to develop the Coerver Code’s 5 S qualities of skill, speed, strength , spirit and smarts.  You will discover how the New Coerver® Coaching Session Planner makes your weekly, monthly or even season long session planning a breeze.  The Course will feature many proven, high quality drills & games from Coerver® Coaching’s 31 yr old history in the 4 Lectures and 4 Field Sessions where attendees are encouraged to join in and learn by doing.

Charlie Cooke is the Co-Founder of Coerver Coaching. He had a storied career as pro player most notably with Chelsea Football Club and Scotland.  Coerver Coaching has changed the way soccer has been coached and Charlie Cooke has traveled to many countries as a featured speaker. Registrants will find Charlie to be motivating, knowledgeable and inspiring!

On the course you will learn:How the 6 Part Pyramid of Player Development simplifies and encompasses the entire Coerver Curriculum.  The 3 Part Pyramid of Moves breaks down Changes of Direction, Stops & Starts and Feint movements into simple, teachable steps and move families.  The Coerver Pathway to Soccer Excellence takes players cross the Coerver Skills Bridge and develops game effective skills by means of graduated pressure training.  The Coerver Code outlines 5 S qualities of Skill, Speed, Strength, Spirit and Smarts that is the Coerver Coaching Mission.  The new 5 DVDset Coerver® Coaching Session Planner saves you the frustrations and time spent searching for training ideas and structure and makes your weekly, monthly or season long session planning easy.  The Course features many proven, high quality drills & games from Coerver® Coaching’s 31 yr history.  There will be youth players to demonstrate and play. But attendees are encouraged to join in and learn by doing and having fun.

The course is presented over 2 days as follows: 


9:00 am – 3:30 pm. 

9:00 – 9:45am. Lecture: "The Coerver Approach to Soccer Coaching".

10:00 – 11:45pm. Field Session: "Warm usp & Speed."

11:45 – 12:00pm. Q & A. Wrap up.

12:00 – 12:45pm    LUNCH.

12:45 – 1:30pm Lecture: "The Coerver Coaching Curriculum."

1:45 – 3:15pm Field Session. "Moves 1v1 & 2v2 Attack & Defense."

3:15 – 3:30pm Q & A. Wrap up.


9:00 am – 3:30 pm.

9:00 – 9:45am. Lecture: "Coerver Session Planning."

10:00 – 11:30am. Field Session "Small Group Play."

11:30 – 11:45am Q & A. Wrap up.

11:45 – 12:45pm LUNCH

12:45 – 1:30pm. Lecture: " Tips to be a better Coerver Coach."

1:45 – 3:15pm. Field Session. " A Coerver Session."

3:15 – 3:30pm. Q & A. Wrap up. 

Each attendee at the course will receive:

12 Hours of Instruction on the field and in the Classroom

Online Access to the Coerver Session Planner Videos

Coerver Youth Diploma Shirt

New Era Drill Book

Course Booklet with Drills and Course Information

Lunch both days

COST: $375 (Club Discount available for multiple registrants)


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