Sports Medicine Corner
My (nearly) annual trips to NSCAA/USYS (convention and workshop) are always a highlight of the year because it takes me to the sidelines, so to speak, where I get to talk with practicing coaches of all levels (and see some long time friends, too).
I also take advantage of some of the field sessions to see how various concepts of the game are being taught. Still making meager attempts at plying my trade on defense, maybe I’ll pick up a tip or two. And the merging of the annual meetings of these two influential groups will extend the educational options for those in attendance.
The chance to see such names as Dorrance, Twellman, Wynalda, DiCicco, Heinrichs, Snow, et al. pass along their considerable experience is worth the price of admission. But don’t just pack a lunch and park in the bleachers that surround the field sessions, check out some classroom sessions – although in my humble opinion, the program committee should just give Dick Bate a field and some players for the entire convention and let him teach what ever he wants.
Write down WED 815-915pm Exhibit Hall A/B IN INK on your schedule a…
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