Coaches PCA

Positive Coaching Alliance

As coaches, you determine the kind of experience our athletes have with sports. Here at the San Rafael Soccer Club we are committed to the principles of Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). We expect you to be a Double-Goal Coach, who strives to win (one goal), while pursuing the more- important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. On this page are valuable resources that will start you on your journey to being the best coach you can be and making sure you Honor the Game.

As a member of Our Club working with our kids We expect you be an active PCA supporter. Take the time to learn how to "Honor the Game" and remember - This is the way we do things here at the San Rafael Soccer.

Coaching Your Own Child
Coaching In Blowout Games
Dealing with Behavior Problems
Double-Goal Coach Job Description
Flushing - Parking
Intervening on Sidelines
Kid Friendly Criticism 1
Kid Friendly Criticism 2
Need for Mistake Ritual
Player Pep Talks
Playing Time Rec vs Comp
Practices Rec vs Comp
Preseason Meeting Agenda
Script for Filling the Emotional Tank
Script for Honoring the Game
Script for Redefining "Winner"
Success in a One-Win Season
Using Effort Goals
Using Veteran Athletes as Mentors

PCA Development Zone

Dev Zone

Many different topics can be found at this website. Super valuable and fun to watch, you will be amazed at how much information there is available for all ages.

Development Zone Website

Positive Coaching video

10 minutes

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