JCCSF Coaching Academy

The JCCSF Youth Sports program invests in its coaches by providing them with ongoing training opportunities. The JCCSF Coaching Academy equips coaches with tools and resources that reinforce our philosophy of teaching sport skills and life skills in a competitive and fun environment. All coaches, both new and veteran, benefit from The JCCSF Coaching Academy, continuing to develop their coaching skills throughout each sports season and passing on those benefits to their players.

The JCCSF Coaching Academy Features

Positive Coaching Alliance Workshops
Workshops based on sports research and educational psychology provide coaches with proven methods for positive and successful team management. Interactive exercises teach different approaches for success and establish a common vocabulary for coaches to use in providing athletes a positive, character-building youth sports environment.

On-Court/Field Clinics
Role playing in real coaching environments address specific drills and the importance of structure and tone in running a successful practice.

Classroom Sessions
Structured teaching sessions cover behavior management, relationship building, effective communication and practice and game structures.

Parent Panel Discussions
Coaches and parents communicate and collaborate to strengthen players' support systems, align expectations and best understand how to continue building a positive youth sports community together.

Observation and Feedback
JCCSF Youth Sports professional Staff provide ongoing one-on-one sessions with all coaches to address individual goals and address the unique issues of each coach's team.

Coaches Forum
Coaches connect in a supportive environment, exchanging ideas, sharing success stories and providing and receiving guidance and feedback from their peers.

 
An interactive area for parents to learn skills to help their child succeed.

Team Meeting & Sportsmanship/Life Lesson, 25 & 25 Toe Touches and Ding Dongs on a Line and other sample practices. [Read More]

Create a 30x40 grid. Divide the team into even groups of 6 players per group (each group in different color pennies). Number the players 1 through 6; the ball should start with players 1 and 4 to start the warm-up. [Read More]

MISTAKES ARE OK! MISTAKES HAPPEN! LEARN FROM THEM! [Read More]

Leadership is a

  • Trait - some people have it and some people don't
  • Ability - if you are capable of leading. John Wooden's four laws of learning are: Explanation, Demonstration, Imitation, Repetition [Read More]

 
An interactive area for coaches to gain additional ideas and skills to help their team succeed.

Team Meeting & Sportsmanship/Life Lesson, 25 & 25 Toe Touches and Ding Dongs on a Line and other sample practices. [Read More]

Create a 30x40 grid. Divide the team into even groups of 6 players per group (each group in different color pennies). Number the players 1 through 6; the ball should start with players 1 and 4 to start the warm-up. [Read More]

MISTAKES ARE OK! MISTAKES HAPPEN! LEARN FROM THEM! [Read More]

Baseball is a great game. It's a lot of fun to play, and it's also a way that we learn important lessons that can help us later in life. I know that I learned a lot from playing competitive sports when I was your age. [Read More]

Honoring the game goes tot the "ROOTS" of positive play. [Read More]

Effort Goals are a powerful tool of the Double-Goal Coach. Most coaches set Outcome Goals, which are highly dependent on the quality of one's opponent. [Read More]