An educational and collaborative experience for Players First-licensed clubs and all US Club Soccer members held Dec 8-9, with on-demand sessions available through Jan 31, 2021.
Session #1: Quintessential Leadership and the Job of a Leader
Presenter: Seb Coe | Olympic Champion; Head of London 2012 Olympic Bid; President of World Athletics
Session #2: Developing Attacking Football Exercises and Games for the Final Third
Presenter: Benjamin Ziemer | President, NorCal Premier Soccer
Session #3: Long Term Athlete Development for the Female Youth Players
Presenter: Ellie Maybury | USWNT Head of Performance
Session #4: Leadership in Sport
Presenter: Christian Lavers | President, ECNL
Session #5: Ways in Which Responsible Leaders Ensure Everyone is Welcome Uniformly
Presenter: Andy Jacks | Senior Fellow, National Association of Elementary School Principals
Session #6: Creating your Own Club Methodology
Presenter: Carlos Casal | Sports Projects Coordinator, LaLiga
Session #7: The U.S. Soccer Foundation and Bridging the Gap
Presenter: Ed Foster-Simeon | President, U.S. Soccer Foundation
Session #8: A Conversation about Experience on the USWNT, Building Women’s Soccer in the U.S., Team Culture and Mentorship
Presenter: Kristine Lilly | Former USWNT player; most-capped player of all-time
Special offer: Kristine Lilly is offering a signed copy of her book Powerhouse for $25, which includes the shipping. If anyone is interested in ordering a book they can email her at KristineLillySA@gmail.com.
SESSION #9 – SUPPLEMENTAL: How soccer technology enhances on-field performance
Presenter: Dani Marks| Technical Director, Playermaker
SESSION #10 – SUPPLEMENTAL: Fundraising Strategies & Proven Case Studies for Soccer Clubs
Presenter: Rob Kusel | Managing Director, Cogeo
An impressive group of speakers was assembled for the 2020 Players First Virtual Summit. Take a look at the full lineup here.