Coaching American Soccer Recommends



The following soccer coaching websites and materials are recommended by

International Football Association Board (IFAB) – Organization that maintains the “Laws of the Game,” the rules of soccer.

The Laws of the Game – The international rules of soccer maintained by the International Football Association Board (IFAB).

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) – Organization that administers world soccer.

U.S. Soccer –; USSF; FIFA-recognized organization that administers soccer in the United States.

United States Soccer Federation (USSF) – Same as U. S. Soccer.

U.S. Youth Soccer (USYSA) –; arm of USSF that promotes youth soccer in the United States. – Home of The ULTIMATE SOCCER DICTIONARY of American Terms. – Huge on-line selection of soccer equipment, team uniforms, apparel and gifts.

Major League Soccer – MLS; premier United States men’s professional league.

National Women’s Professional Soccer League – NWSL; premier United States women’s professional league. – Computer games and activities for kids.

Soccer Wikipedia – Wikipedia article with a basic overview and background of soccer.

ESPN Soccer – coverage of world football.

GotSoccer – Travel team rankings, tournaments, magazine, and software; contains a series of very clever videos.

eTeamz – free soccer websites.

Demosphere – Soccer administrative tools.

United Soccer Coaches – Soccer coaching education (formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America – NSCAA).

Soccer Learning Systems – SLS; soccer instructional materials, especially videos.


easy-Sports graphics – Soccer graphics software.

easy-Sports animation – Soccer animation software.

Soccer America – magazine; scores, news, commentary and more.

Coerver Coaching – Internationally-known Dutch coach instructional soccer programs.

EA Sports – FIFA YY – Electronic Arts (EA Sports) top-selling electronic soccer game in the world where “YY” is the current year.

Jaypro Sports – Goals and other equipment.

World Class Coaching – Articles and drills provided by coaches from around the world.

Dinn Brothers Trophies – Soccer specialty trophies, medals, plaques, and awards.

“Preventive Officiating” – Instructional book on soccer referee mechanics and the Laws of the Game.  (NOTE:  Be aware that this may not be up-to-date with the latest rule changes.)

SimplyHealthFitness – Summary of how to improve soccer skills.

SoccerShots – Where available, instructional alternative for children 3-to-8 years old that is not the outdated, competitive-games, Club approach. – Timely, informative and accurate discussion about the Laws of the Game, and potential changes and explanations of the Laws.


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