New for BAC Coaches in 2013Registration of All Coaches: All interested (women and men) coaches and assistant coaches:Please go to
COACH LICENSING NOTICE: All 2013 coaches and assistant coaches, NEW AND RETURNING, will need to be fingerprinted with DOJ under new CYSA requirements. Please contact us if you have not been fingerprinted. Adults without clearance may not be out on the field with our players and teams can not be registered.F License Class - Entry-level Coaching Clinic required for all coaches and assistant coaches in BAC. 9-hour course on practice sessions and beginning techniques. $45 refundable check required. Check will be returned to you upon successful completion of the course. BAC will hold this class on a Friday evening. The field portion of the class will be held at Oki Park on the Saturday after the classroom instruction from 7am to 1pm. You must fully attend both sessions in order to receive your license. Call Mario at 381-6988 for more details.
E License Class - Entry-Intermediate Coaching Clinic recommended for all U12 and older coaches and assistant coaches in BAC. 18-hour course on intermediate techniques and beginning tactics. $60 refundable check required. Check will be returned to you upon successful completion of the course. BAC will be holding this class in the summer of 2013. Call Mario at 381-6988 for more details.
FREE COACHING CLINIC: A big THANK YOU to Diego for his training of BAC coaches in 2012! If you are interested in having Headway Sports' Training Director Diego Arrieta work with your team, contact him at
Coaching Articles: (A great read for all coaches!)
Best Practices for Coaching Soccer In The United Statespublished by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF)
PCA E-Newsletter ArchivePositive Coaching Alliance E-Newsletter ArchivePCA PodcastsResponsible Sports Philosophy10 Tips for the Well-organized Coach: Presentation Mattersby Don Norton Jr.What Makes a Nightmare Sports Parent - And What Makes a Great Oneby Steve HensonCommon GoalsNewsletter from US Youth Soccer
Coaching Resources:US Soccer Coaching Education: This website has tons of valuable information about educating yourself as a soccer coach.Game Card Template - (an MSWord document that can be used to easily complete the required game card)Offside Rule - Check out this instructive video about the OFFSIDE RULE!The Soccer Field - Check out this insructive video about the SOCCER FIELD!Heads Up- Check out this insructive video about concussions in youth sports!
2012 BAC Soccer Teams
BAC Coaching Coordinator: Mario CarrascoAssistant Coaching Coordinator: Vacant - Please step into the goal box! We could use your help.