Information about Meetings

2015-16 Technical Meetings

Date Topic
September 23, 2015 Organizational Meeting for Fall Indoor (All Ages)
October 5, 2015 Training Block Themes for Indoor (All Ages)
October 19, 2015 Review technical content of the 1st Training Block Theme (Grassroots)
November 9, 2015 Review technical content of the 2nd Training Block Theme (Grassroots)
November 30, 2015 Organizational Meeting for Winter Indoor (All Ages)
December 7, 2015 Review technical content of the 3rd Training Block Theme (Grassroots)
January 11, 2016 Organizational Meeting: How to develop the decision making player
January 18, 2016 Review technical content of the 4th Training Block Theme (Grassroots)
February 8, 2016 Review technical content of the 5th Training Block Theme (Grassroots)
February 22, 2016 Organizational Meeting for Spring (All Ages)
March 11 – 20, 2016 MARCH BREAK
March 21, 2016 Organizational Meeting for Summer (All Ages)
April 4, 2016 Review Technical Content small-sided games/defending principles (Deny, Delay, Deflect)

Classroom sessions are hosted on a Monday night at the Clubhouse as 90% of the teams do not train this night. Meetings will start at 7:30pm. Organizational meetings will be conducted by Dave Benning. Grassroots meetings will be conducted by Kevin Trethowan and/or Wayne Simmons

On-Field Clinic Dates (Saturday 9AM on the Turf Field)

Date Topic
April 2, 2016 Small Sided Games (Attacking/Defending)
April 9, 2016 Working with the Back 3 (9vs9) or Back 4 (11vs11)
April 16, 2016 Working with the MDF (point down in attack/point up when defending)
April 23, 2016 Working with the Wingers to get behind the FB
April 30, 2016 Working on combination plays to get into the penalty box behind the defenders

On field clinics are hosted prior to the start of any training sessions or OPDL exhibition games

On-Field Clinic Dates Recreational Coaches (Saturday 9AM on the Turf Field)

Date Topic
May 7, 2016 Organizational field set up and rotation. Recreational Best Practices Booklet.
May 14, 2016 TBA
June 11, 2016 TBA
June 25, 2016 TBA
July 9, 2016 TBA

If any of these dates conflict with the YRSA Festivals scheduled for 2016 the dates will be moved forward one week. The clinics are hosted on Saturday morning to ensure teams are available for the purpose of the clinic.

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