51 coaches participate in second-ever Level 1-U.S. LaLiga Formation Methodology course, hosted by NorCal Premier

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 21, 2022) – Fifty-one coaches participated in the second-ever LaLiga Formation Methodology Level 1-U.S. course, hosted by NorCal Premier Soccer, Jan. 14-16, at the Mustang Soccer Complex in Danville, California. The group of coaches represented a diverse 37 clubs and organizations.

LaLiga leadership ensured a top-class experience in California for all those who attended. Highlights from the Level 1-U.S. course included: eight theory lectures, four practice sessions and two workshops. LaLiga methodology experts Carlos Casal and Juan Florit, of the LaLiga Sports Projects Department, and Andoni Bombin, of Athletic Club, led this Level 1-U.S. course. You can view photos from the course through our Facebook gallery.

This Level 1-U.S. course represents the near-top level of progression in the LaLiga Formation Methodology series, which features Level 3 (introductory), Level 2 (advanced), Level 1-U.S. (expert, part one) and Level 1-Spain (expert, part two) opportunities. To date, there have been 18 total courses and over 1,500 coaches from 400 clubs educated in LaLiga philosophies and methodologies.

Registration will open soon for the following three LaLiga Formation Methodology Level 2 and Level 3 courses in summer 2022:

  • Level 3 | June 10-12 | Cleveland, OH | hosted by CASA
  • Level 2 | July 29 – 31 | Columbus, OH | hosted by Ohio Premier
  • Level 3 | August 19 – 21 | Lancaster, MA | hosted by NEP

More details on all upcoming LaLiga Formation Methodology courses can be found here.

LaLiga Formation Methodology is a staple of the US Club Soccer/LaLiga partnership, which stems from US Club Soccer’s Players First initiative. Players First is a branded, holistic club soccer experience for parents and players, which emphasizes the development of each individual to his or her full potential, and helps parents make better choices about where their children should play. 


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