Below you will find resources that are geared towards both new and experienced coaches.
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US Youth Soccer has created an extensive library of lesson plans, articles, and other resources to help coaches of all levels.
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"Technical Director's Library"
Below is a list of books and podcasts that are recommended by Alabama Soccer Association’s Technical Director.
The Coaching Habit – Stanier
Presence – Amy Cuddy
Fierce Conversations – Susan Scott
Start With Why – Simon Sinek
Grit – Angela Duckworth
Midset – Carol Dweck
The Power of Moments – Chip & Dan Heath
The Agony of Victory – Steve Friedman
Outliers – Malcom Gladwell
Teach Like a Champion – Doug Lemov
Practice Perfect – Doug Lemov
The Talent Equation
Way of Champions