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Coaches Corner

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Welcome to the new and improved SLARA Coaches Corner!  As a volunteer coach, you are a very important part of youth sports here in South Lyon and we thank you for your continued support!  Here you will find a variety of resources to help you along the way each season.  Standardized forms such as our Volunteer Coach Manual and the Volunteer Coach Application can be found on the right side of Coaches Corner.  Within each league tab you will a quick league overview, important dates and announcements, and links to useful websites to help you with practice and game planning.

VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED FOR ALL YOUTH LEAGUES!  NO PRIOR COACHING EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!  IF INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 248-437-8105 OR EMAIL MSTANLEY@SLREC.COM

Youth Soccer

 
 
Fall Soccer 2017

It's time to get back on the field for another great season of SLARA fall soccer!  Fall Soccer 2017 has arrived and we are very excited for another exciting season!  The Preschool League will begin play on Saturday, September 9.  Grades K-3 will get underway on Tuesday, September 12.  Grades 4-5 begin on Monday, September 11.

*COACH MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR 7 P.M. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 AT THE SAYRE ELEMENTARY GYM*




Official league rules can be found below:

Preschool (4 v 4) rules

K-1 (4 v4) rules

Grades 2-3 (5 v 5) rules

Grades 4-5 (5 v5) rules


Resources for Coaches

http://www.usyouthsoccer.org - A good resource for coaches, parents, and players.  US Youth Soccer provides blogs for parents and coaches, coach training and education, resources for parents, training and college prep for players, and much more!  Be sure to check them out!

http://www.coachingsoccer101.com/ - Having trouble thinking of drills?  Difficulty planning out your team's next practice?  Coaching Soccer 101 provides free, printable drills for coaches.  Check them out and create a great practice plan!

Click "here" for a five-week curriculum.



Youth Basketball

 
 
Fall Basketball 2017

Registration is open for Fall Basketball 2017!  With summer winding down, its time to get in the game!  SLARA Fall Basketball returns the week of September 18, 2017.  Games begin on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE STILL NEEDED FOR ALL LEAGUES - K-1, GRADES 2-3 ENTRY, GRADES 2-3 EXPERIENCED, GRADES 4-5!

*COACH MEETING WILL TAKE TAKE PLACE 7 P.M. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 AT KENT LAKE ELEMENTARY GYM*

Official league rules can be found by clicking "here"

Winter Basketball 2018

Coming soon!  Fall brochure out on August 21!



Official league rules can be found by clicking "here"

Resources for Coaches

http://www.basketballforcoaches.com/ - Guides, articles, and drills all are available.  Basketball For Coaches is a valuable resource for coming up with effective practice drills, top-notch game plans, and anything in between!

http://www.coachesclipboard.net/index.html - The ultimate resource for drills and basketball coaching information.   Coach's Clipboard provides great information for planning your next practice, developing players, and developing your own skills as a coach.  

Youth Volleyball

 
 
Girls In-House Volleyball League: Fall 2017
More information including the coaches meeting will be available in the Fall Brochure out in August of 2017.

Rules for the Girls' In-House League can be found "here"

Girls Travel Volleyball League: Spring 2017
More information will be available Winter 2018!

Rules for the Travel League can be found "here"

Site Locations for Travel League can be found "here"

Resources for Coaches

http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball - Here you will find resources for both experienced and first-time volleyball coaches.  Be sure to check it out!

https://www.theartofcoachingvolleyball.com/ - A great resource for sample drills and skill development tips.  Contains a video library of drill demonstrations to help perfect both new and old drills!
Standardized Forms
 
 
 
 
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