Coaches Corner

Welcome to the Spring 2013 Coaches Corner!

Coaches, if you don't find the information you need on this page, be sure to check out our Quick Reference, Soccer Links, or Downloads pages for additional information.

Coaches E Clinic
Attention Coaches! Sign up for the upcoming E-Clinic coming to Corpus Christi March 1 through 3rd.
Click here for more information and to register. Registration ends soon!.

Upcoming Clinics:

  • For information on upcoming U6-U12 training modules, click here.
  • For information on upcoming "E" and "D" clinics throughout Texas, click here.

    Your Kidsafe pass should be worn in view at all practices and games.

    Bring to every game:

  • your Kid Safe pass (should be worn in view)
  • player id cards (travel teams only)
  • Game card printed from Affinity, our online database (Travel teams only - only required for your home games, but it is recommended to print one for all games in the event that the hosting team forgets to bring one.

    Winning team (or home team if the game is a tie) mails the signed game card to the appropriate location as shown below.
    (Please make a copy of your game cards and keep them until the season is over, just in case they are lost in the mail.)
    Recreational Teams send to:
    PO BOX 895
    Corpus Christi, TX 78403
    - or -
    Email to:
    Alliance Teams send to:
    Pam Kasperitis
    1226 Harbor Village Dr
    Corpus Christi TX 78412

    ALL COACHES ARE REQUIRED TO BE CERTIFIED. If not currently certified, attendance to a coaching module is mandatory.
    Coaching Education Overview
    Age GroupCourseLength
    U5-U8U6/U8 Module5 hrs
    U10-U12 RecU10/U12 Module6 hrs
    U11-U19 CompE License18 hrs

    STYSA COACHING EDUCATION page This page is a must read for all coaches.

    CBYSA PLAYING RULES... per CBYSA. Find info and rules on Team Formation, Inclement Weather, Forfeit Policy, ID Cards, Practice/Game Time Limits and More.

    RULES OF PLAY... per STYSA Handbook's General Rules (# of players, ball sizes, field sizes, game time length, penalties, etc.)

    Introduction to Coaching Education ... U.S. Soccer Downloadable Coaching Curriculum.

    STYSA Coaching Education... Helpful coaching education information from STYSA

    Links to Soccer Coaching Drills & Tips

  • Slime Games
  • Soccer 101
  • Soccer Drills
  • More Soccer Drills
  • Footy4Kids - Youth Soccer Coaching Drills & Games

    Got Soccer: Coaches of competitive teams (U11 - U19) will need to have access to GotSoccer, STYSA's online team database and scheduling system.

    Affinity: Coaches of traveling recreational teams (U11-U13) will need to have access to Affinity, SSU's online database system.

  • Click here to play an AFFINITY tutorial.
  • Click here for a link to the appropriate Affinity system.
  • You will need a User Login to access Affinity. If you do not know your Login Id, please contact your club registrar or traveling coach director.

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    Gregory Portland Youth Soccer Association

    PO Box 381 Portland TX 78374