House Coaches Guidebook

Burke AC has developed this House Coaches Guidebook to help coaches navigate the soccer season. This is not a resource for on field team training activities. Rather, this guidebook covers the basic issues of what to do on game day, equipment the Club provides for coaches, rules for each age group, etc.

You will find many other player and team resources here in the other sections of the Coaches Corner.
BAC Coaches Guidebook

Coaches Corner

So you're just starting out...

Every day, hundreds of children are learning to play soccer on practice fields throughout Burke.  For some it is their first season.  Others have been playing for more than ten years.  The one...

Grassroots Soccer

Building the game from the ground up

Grassroots soccer is a world wide movement that addresses the declining number of participants and skill level in the game today. Below are a few links that address the issue by people involved with...

Youth Soccer Coaches Encouraged to Ease Regimen

Everyone wins when coaches coach less

All Things Considered, May 24, 2006 · U.S. Soccer Federationnew guidelinesSoccer America


Enjoy this short video clip from "Zinedine Zidane - Like a Dream." Not every child can reach the level that he...