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Redefining Success in Youth Soccer

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Not everyone can win - Explore the deck from my recent #soccercoachessummit talk with AmericaSCORES

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Redefining Success in Youth Soccer

  1. 1. Redefining Success LEE DUNNE NOT EVERY TEAM CAN WIN. SO NOW WHAT?
  2. 2. Why-Experience Societal views vs Stakeholders Your Players Your Team Your Club THE PATH WE WILL TAKE
  3. 3. ABOUT LEE San Francisco Youth Soccer San Francisco Elite Academy LeeDunneSoccer
  4. 4. - Walter Anderson “Bad things do happen; how you respond to them defines your character and the quality of your life…”
  5. 5. SOCIETY SAYS SUCCESS IS...* Standings…! Win-Loss % Tournaments with 4 games per weekend! Trophies SF has ‘competitive’ leagues full of SF based teams Undefeated / Beating Rivals 'Societal Scorecard' adapted from Brett Ledbetter, and Dr. Jim Loehr
  6. 6. SOCIETY SAYS SUCCESS IS...
  7. 7. SOCIETY SAYS SUCCESS IS...
  8. 8. SOCIETY SAYS SUCCESS IS...
  9. 9. ASK THE PLAYERS... Winning Improving / improvements Winning some games ‘Completing it’ Achieving something Setting a goal and achieving it Winning parts of the game - tackles, good passes Individually succeeding / Personal success Caring Playing our way / Playing Well No regrets Competing If every team cannot win, what does success mean to you?
  10. 10. ASK THE ‘NEMESIS’... Commitment to the team Improving / improvements Communicating with team mates Technical ability / New skills Be a part of a team Hardwork and effort To love the game / Have fun Self motivate Progressive improvement in tactics How do you define success for your son, in Soccer?
  11. 11. Want to know everything Want to know about their child - they get school reports... They’re not that bad after all... Player Influence Players first thing was ‘win’ - Parents want their kids to be happy, so they want to win too. 30% comments were about the team So, they care about your team and your plans, but not that much.
  12. 12. SOCIETY Winning Games Win-loss Record Trophies / Tournaments / Leagues Beating Rivals THE STAKEHOLDERS Individual success ‘Development’ Love the game / Fun Game improvement Teamship
  13. 13. Write this down... ● Identify what success means to everyone ○ Air it out!
  14. 14. Redefining Success. Challenge 1 They want the best for them, first. Surprisingly, parents REALLY care about their child. That’s why they play, but it is only a small part of their drive to play. Players want to win How can you / do you focus in on each ‘individual’ having Success?
  15. 15. FOR ME, IT ALWAYS STARTS WITH WHY
  16. 16. Individual Development Plan Personalized Objective / Subjective Accountable
  17. 17. IDP
  18. 18. IDP Subjective vs Objective
  19. 19. Subjective vs Objective RPE : Consistency Steps to Creating an IDP Parents/Guardian s ASK questions - Listen In Person
  20. 20. About their own needs... How do they feel? What do they think? Why so high? What’s next? About the last practice... Success? Improvements? ‘Completed it’? About the last game... Did you achieve your goals? Ask them... RPE : Consistency
  21. 21. Write this down... ● Identify what success means to everyone ○ Air it out! ● Know your WHY ○ Share it ● Create and introduce IDPs ○ Spend time with individuals
  22. 22. Redefining Success. Challenge 2 How do we know? Achieving individual development within the team Playing time affects development... What if a player doesn’t play much, or show up much? Focus in on each ‘individual’ improving within the moment
  23. 23. What does practice look like? Practice Design Are the players playing? Can you drop this scenario into a game? Proactive / Reactive? Challenges Do players know the focus? Is the set up consistent with your model? Failure : Success Individual within the Team What does each player need / want to achieve in this session?
  24. 24. Games Two objectives defined by our game model / microcycle. One objective they decide. Practice Let them know the plan / set up / objectives. Constants Language, style, expectations, communication, behavior, uniform Ask them, Tell them...
  25. 25. Position Profiles
  26. 26. PARENTS SAID THEY WANT THEIR KID TO BELONG WHAT DOES THAT LOOK LIKE AT THE MICROLEVEL? DOES THAT FIT IN YOUR ENVIRONMENT? Volunteering at a food bank? Volunteering Not just the end of season pizza / pool party Team Events Group text Skill challenges Collaborative work Expectations ‘Guest’ speakers in the team Team
  27. 27. Write this down... ● Identify what success means to everyone ○ Air it out! ● Know your WHY ○ Share it ● Create and introduce IDPs ○ Spend time with individuals ● Objective / subjective - what works? ○ Ask, Listen, Challenge to figure it out! ● Player lead tasks’ within the team ● Quality of playing environment ○ Can you focus on every individual?
  28. 28. Redefining Success. Challenge 3 You ‘embody’ their mission statement and values... What does organization say about you? Does your philosophy fit within the organization? Focus in on each ‘individual’ improving within the environment
  29. 29. WHAT IS THE MISSION STATEMENT OF YOUR ORGANIZATION / LEAGUE / CLUB / TEAM? WIN THE LEAGUE? DEVELOP PLAYERS? COLLEGE?
  30. 30. US SOCCER SAYS TO MAKE SOCCER, IN ALL ITS FORMS, THE PREEMINENT SPORT IN THE UNITED STATES AND TO CONTINUE THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCCER AT ALL RECREATIONAL AND COMPETITIVE LEVELS.
  31. 31. Talent Development Organization Mission / Objectives Passionate Soccer Players Next Level Great People
  32. 32. SO, WHAT IS YOUR GAME MODEL? Whether it is something you created, or you are tasked with delivering Do your families know what it is?
  33. 33. “To me, the most important aspect in my teams is to have a defined game model, a set of principles that provides organization. Therefore, since the first day our attention is directed to achieve that.” (Mourinho, J. in gaiteiro, 2006)
  34. 34. In an Interview, Antonio Candreva was sharing how he feels playing for Antonio Conte at Inter. “When you feel the confidence from the people surrounding you, everything becomes easier. For example when you enter the pitch and have a clear understanding of the ideas to follow.”
  35. 35. Write this down... ● Identify what success means to everyone ○ Air it out! ● Know your WHY ○ Share it ● Create and introduce IDPs ○ Spend time with individuals ● Objective / subjective - what works? ○ Ask, Listen, Challenge to figure it out! ● Player lead tasks’ within the team ● Quality of playing environment ○ Can you focus on every individual? ● Get a model. Share the model. Develop the model.
  36. 36. Where to start?
  37. 37. Redefining Success. Challenge 4 So, how are you winning? No contact right now, no one is winning games... What are people saying about belonging to your team right now? Focus in on each ‘individual’ improving within the environment
  38. 38. Online Group Training
  39. 39. Schedule
  40. 40. A GOOD COACH CAN CHANGE THE GAME, A GREAT COACH CAN CHANGE A LIFE JOHN WOODEN
  41. 41. Write this down... ● Identify what success means to everyone ○ Air it out! ● Know your WHY ○ Share it ● Create and introduce IDPs ○ Spend time with individuals ● Objective / subjective - what works? ○ Ask, Listen, Challenge to figure it out! ● Player lead tasks’ within the team ● Quality of playing environment ○ Can you focus on every individual? ● Get a model. Share the model. ● Get creative - this can be a very positive time
  42. 42. REFERENCES - RESOURCES What's Really Important - Brett Ledbetter - Quadrant, adapted from Dr. Jim Loehr 'the only way to win' Tactical Periodization - Soccer Journal May/June 2012 Messi v Ronaldo - messivronaldo.net Antonio Candreva quote - https://sempreinter.com/2019/08/27/inters-antonio-candreva-we-give-everything- for-conte-because-he-gives-his-all-for-us/ More - Twitter. #freecoachinged #soccerchat #practicecoaching
  43. 43. LEE@SFYOUTHSOCCER.COM @LEEDUNNESOCCER 707-343-8542

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