Gahanna Soccer Association

Expectations and Developmental Goals

  1. All players must play at least 50% of the match in all games, regardless of ability.
  2. Teams should have at least 1 but no more than 3 meetings per week for practice or games.
  3. Players should be able to control the ball towards a particular direction.
  4. Players should be attempting to make deliberate passes.
  5. Players should be attempting to make a throw-in correctly.
  6. Players should be attempting turns to get away from pressure.
  7. Emphasis should be on development of individual ball control skills.
  8. Coaches are encouraged to complete the USYSA Grassroots course, or the United Soccer Coaches 4v4 course.
  9. Coaches are encouraged to improve their knowledge of the game by playing in the adult league.