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OSA Goalkeeping Diploma

Course Description:

2 days, 7+ hours per day.This course takes place both in a classroom and on a field. Candidates will take part in classroom group work as well as field sessions.

Content and Format:

Some of the course topics covered in classroom include Principles of Development, Role of the Coach, GK Psychology,Energy Systems - Fitness / Agility and Nutrition, Attributes of a Good GK Coach.

Candidates may be asked to present a session topic on field, but coaches will not be formally assessed.
There is no test however full attendance is mandatory to receive diploma for this specialized course.

2016 Course Dates:

December 5 & 6, 2016

Course Prerequisite Requirements

Coaches must meet the following pre-requisite requirements to apply to this specialized course.

  • Completed full hours Community Coaching Course (Soccer Technical- Child/ Youth / Senior) + Respect In Soccer + Proof of Making Head Way

               OR

  • Completed the "Soccer For Life" + MED + Respect In Soccer + Proof of Making Head Way

               OR

  • Former / Active Canadian Professional Player (Written verification from Provincial Technical Director) + MED + Respect In Soccer + Proof of Making Head Way * Written Approval from the Director Technical (OSA) is required if applying based on this prerequisite requirement

Upon completion of this course a diploma will be presented to each participant.