Facebook Live webinars with LaLiga experts highlight Club Development week of Players First licensing countdown

Facebook Live webinars with LaLiga experts highlight Club Development week of Players First licensing countdown

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UPDATE: This article has been updated with the archived recordings of the completed webinars. 

The countdown to the launch of the Players First club licensing application continues into week four, with focus on the Club Development pillar of Players First. During the week, US Club Soccer will host three live webinars on Facebook Live from Players First partners LaLiga and Kimet Sport.

On Monday, Kimet Sport CEO and founder and LaLiga Technical and Methodological Advisor, Gari Fullaondo presented “A Methodology Director’s Role and Importance in the Success in Developing the Club.” The following day, Celta de Vigo Academy Directors, Eduardo Covelo Mateo and Carlos Hugo Garcia Bayo, shared “Creating a Club Culture and Maintaining It.” Finally, the Club Development component of the licensing countdown concludes with Rafa Gill, Málaga CF Academy Director, presenting “The Importance of Club Structure and Standards” on Friday.

Each presentation will be held on their respective days at 2 p.m. ET in English and 2:30 p.m. ET in Spanish.

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The Facebook Live sessions are scheduled as follows:

  • Kimet Sport presents “A Methodology Director’s Role and Importance in the Success in Developing the Club”

Presentation in English: 

Presentación en Español:

  • LaLiga/Celta de Vigo presents “Creating a Club Culture and Maintaining It”

Presentation in English: 

Presentación en Español:

  • LaLiga/Málaga CF presents “The Importance of Club Structure and Standards”

Presentation in English:

Presentación en Español:

Watch (and rewatch) US Club Soccer’s live broadcasts on Facebook.

To count down to the Players First licensing application launch on Oct. 15, US Club Soccer and Players First partners are sharing an abundance of live video content and articles, with each week themed as a Players First pillar. The offerings are released as follows:

  • Week of September 4: Parent Engagement & Education – featuring webinars to be streamed on Facebook Live and hosted by Soccer Parent Resource Center and Positive Coaching Alliance, with more materials from SCOUTINGZONE and Player’s Health
    • Review the webinars and content from Week 1 here.
  • Week of September 10: Player Development – featuring TopYa! and SCOUTINGZONE on Facebook Live, and media from Beast Mode Soccer and Counting Stars Worldwide
    • Review the webinars and content from Week 2 here.
  • Week of September 17: Coaching Development – featuring Facebook Live webinars from Beyond Pulse and Sportgo Lite, with more content from Positive Coaching Alliance
    • Review the webinars and content from Week 3 here.
  • Week of September 24: Club Development – featuring LaLiga and Kimet Sport streaming on Facebook Live, more from World Football Academy and SportSessionPlanner, and a special feature from the Real Club Celta de Vigo Academy Director and Malaga Club de Futbol Academy Director
  • Week of October 1: Player Health & Safety – Dev Mishra, of Sideline Sports Doc, and Holly Silvers, of 11+, will co-host a Facebook Live episode, plus content from Fit For 90’s John Cone, Positive Coaching Alliance and Player’s Health
    • Review the webinars and content from Week 5 here.

Review the full details of the licensing countdown here.

ABOUT US CLUB SOCCER:

A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer fosters the growth and development of soccer clubs in order to create the best possible environment for players of all ages.

Anchored by Players First and its five pillars of Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety, US Club Soccer offers registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms, player identification and a variety of other programming, resources and services.

US Club Soccer is sponsored by Nike and supported by LaLiga through a technical partnership.

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