2024 Soccer Coaching Clinic

First WRCC Soccer Coaching Clinic

We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of the first soccer coaching clinic organized by the Whyte Ridge Soccer Club. This event was held at the Winnipeg Soccer South on April 21st. The clinic, led by Enrico De Thomasis of RDT, provided a comprehensive overview of fundamental coaching techniques and strategies tailored specifically for coaching both Mini and youth soccer. Participants had the opportunity to delve into various topics, including effective communication with players, age-appropriate training drills, building player confidence, and fostering a positive team environment.

One of the highlights of the clinic was the hands-on practice sessions, where coaches had the chance to apply the concepts learned. Through interactive exercises and group discussions, attendees gained practical insights into managing game situations, developing player skills, and promoting sportsmanship on and off the field. It was inspiring to witness the dedication and passion of our coaches towards nurturing the next generation of soccer players within our community. As the Whyte Ridge Soccer Club continues to prioritize the development of players and coaches, we are committed to promoting the game and advocating for Long Term Player Development (LTPD) and Grassroots Soccer in Winnipeg. We hope to provide more educational opportunities like this coaching clinic. By investing in our coaching staff’s ongoing growth and training, our goal is support player growth, ensuring individuals develop a lifelong passion for soccer.

We want to express our heartfelt appreciation to all the coaches who participated in the clinic. Your commitment to the development of our players is truly commendable, and we are confident that your enhanced coaching skills will positively impact the field. We look forward to your continued involvement in our future initiatives. Stay tuned for more exciting updates and upcoming events from the Whyte Ridge Soccer Club as we strive for excellence in soccer development within our community.

By Rod Ali
Technical Director – WRCC Soccer