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Coaching Apr 10, 2020

United Soccer Coaches launches Coaching Through COVID series featuring industry leaders

United Soccer Coaches has announced the schedule and guest presenter list for its Coaching Through COVID series.

Longtime soccer broadcaster and host of the United Soccer Coaches Podcast, Dean Linke, will be talking with coaches and industry professionals about the biggest challenges facing coaches and clubs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can view the current schedule and register for the upcoming webinars below.

Date Subject & Guest Presenters
Tuesday, April 14
2 PM CST
Your Youth Soccer Organization Can Survive COVID-19
Steve Danbusky, Executive Director, Beach FC (Va.)
Andy Haile, Associate Law Professor, Elon University
Skip Gilbert, CEO, US Youth Soccer
Paul Ellis, Technical Director, Southwestern Youth Association (Va.)
Bo Eskay, Executive Director, FC Frederick (Md.)
Supported by CCL and adidas
Register for Webinar
Thursday, April 16
2 PM CST
Keeping it Positive in an Unpredictable World
Dr. Colleen Hacker, Former USWNT Mental Skills Coach and Former Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Pacific Lutheran University
Anson Dorrance, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, University of North Carolina
Supported by EDP and Kwik Goal
Register for Webinar
Tuesday, April 21
1 PM CST
Effective Leadership Through Tough Times
Emma Hayes, Manager, Chelsea FC Women
Amanda Vandervort, Chief Women’s Football Officer, FIFPRO
Supported by TGI and KT Tape
Register for Webinar
Tuesday, April 28
1 PM CST
The Coach as a Successful Small Business
Matt Robinson, Professor of Sport Management, University of Delaware
Andrew Donnery, CEO, Elk Grove Soccer & Co-Founder of EDSPORA eLearning
Jim Cosgrove, Certified Financial Planner and Former Executive Director, US Youth Soccer
Supported by Beyond Pulse and Traveling Teams
Register for Webinar
Tuesday, May 5
1 PM CST
How Adversity Builds a Stronger Coach
Eric Wynalda, Head Coach, Las Vegas Lights FC
Dave Sarachan, Head Coach, North Carolina FC
Supported by soccer.com and Sports Pins International
Register for Webinar
Tuesday, May 12
1 PM CST
Club and High School: Working Together Through COVID-19
Christian Lavers, President, ECNL 
Haroot Hakopian, Head Girls’ Coach, Churchill High School (Md.) & Head Coach U18/U19 Bethesda Soccer Club and United Soccer Coaches Board Member 
Rusty Oglesby, Head Boys’ Coach, John Paul II High School (Texas) and United Soccer Coaches Vice President
Supported by ECNL and MiMentor
Register for Webinar