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MYSA Winter Symposium

[Updated: 2/05/2016]

MYSA is committed to the development of administrators and coaches as well as players. As a way to achieve this goal, each year we offer a day-long symposium filled with topics to assist you in your role(s) within your club.

2016 MYSA Winter Symposium

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave South, Minneapolis MN 55403

Registration

MYSA offers three types of registration for the Winter Symposium: club pass, individual and onsite registration. The club pass is a way for a club to participate in the Winter Symposium as a group and take advantage of saving on registration fees. For $600, this pass gives the club the ability to reserve ten registrations for coaches and/or administrators for the cost of eight. In addition, with the purchase of the club pass, the club President and Director of Coaching will receive complimentary attendance passes. This adds up to a savings of $240 under the cost of individual registrations for the same number of people. The deadline to purchase a club pass is Friday, December 18, 2015. Clubs need to commit to a club pass by this date but names of attendees are not due until January 22. If you have more than ten attendees interested, they can also be registered at the discounted rate.

Individual registration is also available until Friday, January 22, 2016 for $70. If you miss out on these two registration options, onsite registration is offered the day of the event for $140.

Guest Speakers

Jeff Pill
U.S. Soccer National Instructional Staff &
Maranatha Baptist University Men’s Head Coach

Ian Barker
NSCAA Director of Coaching Education

Session Topics

Time Room Session Topic Presenter(s)
8:00-9:00 am
Outside 200
Registration
9:00-10:15 am
200
Foundations of Defending Jeff Pill, U.S. Soccer
National Instructional Staff
9:00-10:15 am
201*
How to Deal with Parents:
the Good, the Bad and the Legal
Wright S. Walling, Esq.
Walling, Berg & Debele, P.A.
9:00-10:15 am
202*
"Y" Module: Methods of
Coaching Children
Phil Johnson, MYSA Coaching
Education Staff
10:30-11:45 am
200
Speed of Play Ian Barker, NSCAA Director
of Coaching Education
10:30-11:45 am
201*
Organizational
Risk Management
Josh Opiola, Sports Ngin
Risk Management Director
10:30-11:45 am
202*
Club Panel Peter Reid, EDP Director of Coaching;
Skip Newton, EAG President;
Noel Quinn, BLA Club Executive Director
10:30-11:45 am
205
"Y" Module: Coach Play Phil Johnson and Sean McKuras
MYSA Coaching Education Staff
11:45-1:00 pm
Seasons
LUNCH
12-12:30 pm
201
Presidents Cup/State Cup
Informational Meeting
(Club Presidents/DOCs only)
1:00-1:50 pm
200
The Foundation of Goalkeeping:
Handling, Kicking & Routine Saves
Tom Kleczewski, Edina Soccer Club
Dir. of Goalkeeping & Univ. of
St. Thomas Men's Asst. Coach
1:00-1:50 pm
201*
Under a Watchful Eye Wetterling Foundation
1:00-1:50 pm
202*
Supercharging Ordinary
Training Environments
Jeff Pill, U.S. Soccer
National Instructional Staff
1:00-1:50 pm
205
"Y" Module: Player Demo Phil Johnson and Sean McKuras
MYSA Coaching Education Staff
2:00-2:50 pm
200
Transition: Counter-Attacking
in the Modern Game
Tony Englund, Sporting St. Croix
Asst. Coaching Director
2:00-2:50 pm
201*
Strategic Planning Jon Pratt, Executive Director
Minn. Council of Nonprofits
2:00-2:50 pm
202*
Supporting Decision Makers Ian Barker, NSCAA Director
of Coaching Education
2:00-2:50 pm
205
Movement Skill: A Key to
optimized performance and
injury prevention
Luke Corey, BScAHN, RD, LDN
EXOS Performance Specialist & Nutritionist
3:00-3:50 pm
200
Shooting & Finishing Ian Barker, NSCAA Director
of Coaching Education
3:00-3:50 pm
201*
New Referee Personal Mentoring Paula Hildman
Minn. State Referee Administrator
3:00-3:50 pm
202*
Fueling for Performance:
Nutrition for the Elite Youth
Soccer Player
Jill Merkel, MS, RD
EXOS Performance Dietician
3:00-3:50 pm
205
Are Your Players Learning
Their ABC's?
Lisa Berg, MS, CSCS
MYSA Coaching Education Staff

*denotes classroom