Helena Youth Soccer Association

Academy Director

Academy soccer's main emphasis is on skill development: the personal technical soccer skills the younger player needs to advance in soccer.

Our Arsenal Academy program is the birthplace for developing our youngest players enjoyment of the game’s mental and physical challenges of competition.

With a higher level USSF license coupled with education and experience, the Director’s responsibility positively influences every player and team while defining and deploying our club ‘s soccer culture.

Focused Player Development includes implementing a curriculum for the long-term development plan for each academy age group with a player evaluation process to provide feedback to Academy Players, Coaches, and parents.

Focused Coaching Development includes creating a program for developing existing and recruiting a staff of coaches, parent coaches, and team managers.  The Director will lead meetings, clinics, and seminars to develop and mentor coaches to foster player’s soccer potential.  Training sessions will ensure cohesion and development between teams in similar age groups.