Gahanna Soccer Association

Expectations and Developmental Goals

  1. All players should play at least 50% of the match in all games, regardless of ability.
  2. Teams should have at least one (1), but not more than three (3) meetings per week for practices or games.
  3. The primary goal for this age is introduction to the game and development of a love for the game.
  4. Coaching emphasis should be on development of individual ball control skills and confidence with the ball.
  5. Players should be able to control the ball toward a particular direction.
  6. Coaches are encouraged to complete the USYSA Grassroots course, or the United Soccer Coaches 4v4 course.