Why Should You Coach?

Why become a Coach?

10 Reasons Why YOU Should Coach at Cliff Avenue United FC

  1. You love the game and have played it yourself and want to give back to the sport.
  2. You know how important volunteers are to a recreational football club like Cliff Avenue United FC. We can't do it without volunteers and their generous gift of time and knowledge and passion for the game.
  3. Cliff Avenue United FC offers coaches a generous re-imbursement policy for coaches' courses that are offered by the BC Soccer Association.
  4. Cliff Avenue United FC offers a vast online coaching resource in Bytesize Soccer. These diagrams and videos produced by the late legend Tony Waiters can help coaches plan their practices and learn more about player development paths.
  5. Cliff Avenue United FC is a mature organization with appropriate disciplinary processes and code of conduct and other policies designed to support coaches, parents, and children alike to create a positive soccer development environment.
    Margo Hrennikoff Female Coach of the Year 2019/2020
  6. You have the chance to demonstrate your leadership qualities among your child's peers. This can have an enormously positive boost to your child's self-esteem and confidence.
  7. Cliff Avenue United FC offers events that encourage peer networking and knowledge transfer amongst our coaches.
  8. Cliff Avenue United FC recognizes its coaches with a year-end recognition event.
  9. Cliff Avenue United offers you the opportunity to earn coaching jackets. Not only will you look like a coach, but you will also feel like one too.
  10. You are at the games and practices anyway. Coaching provides an active way in which to contribute to the success of the team and more personally rewarding than simply as a spectator and parent.