San Francisco Conference - Registration

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

$85 for individual coaches
Club Package - $499.99

Sacred Heart Prep School, Atherton
150 Valparaiso Ave, Atherton, CA 94027

9am - 3pm


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Early bird - register by Feb 12 at 11:59PM, cost = $49.99

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(Unlimited coaches from club can attend)


Gary Curneen
(Head Women's Soccer Coach at Cal State Bakersfield)

Chris Malenab
(Video Analyst, Sacramento Republic FC)

Austin Risenhoover
(Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, UC Santa Barbara)

Shane Carew
(Assistant Men's Soccer Coach, San Jose State)


9am - 10am Presentation: Pressing by Gary Curneen
10am - 11am Presentation: Match Analysis by Chris Malenab
11am - 12pm Presentation: Coaching Box Midfield by Austin Risenhoover
12pm - 1pm Lunch Break
1pm - 2pm Session: Gary Curneen (Establishing a Defensive Shape and Foundation)
2pm - 3pm Session: Shane Carew (Coaching Center Backs In and Out of Possession)

Atlanta, GA - Registration

Friday, April 7th:
5pm - 9pm (Presentations)
Wyndham Peachtree Hotel Conference Center
2443 GA-54, Peachtree City, GA 30269

Saturday, April 8th:
9am - 1pm (Sessions)
AFC Lightning Fields
Peachtree City Athletic Complex (PAC)
1125 Highway 74 South
Peachtree City, GA 30276

Atlanta Schedule

One Day Pass - $59.99
Two Day Pass - $99.99


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Staff: (Updated 1/1/17)

Gary Curneen
(Head Women's Soccer Coach at Cal State Bakersfield)

Gavin MacLeod
(Director of Coaching, AFC Lightning)

Ricky Clarke
(Southern Soccer Academy Girls Director)

Ed Joyce
(Head Women's Soccer Coach, Georgia State University)

David Gough
(England Women's National Team, Sporting Arkansas Technical Director)

Tarik Guendouzi
(Director of Coaching, Houston Express)

Tristan Tillette
(Director of GameSPEED Performance)

Washington, DC - Registration

Saturday June 10th

8:30am - 4pm

Indian Creek School
F8: 680 Evergreen Rd
F8: Crownsville, MD 21032

($85 if registered by May 22nd at 11:59PM)


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Gary Curneen
Head Women's Soccer Coach
Cal State Bakersfield

Nolan Sheldon
Assistant Coach
DC United

Jim Gabarra
Head Coach
Washington Spirit NWSL

Todd Bramble
Head Women's Soccer Coach
George Mason University

Paul Cammarata
Founder - The Coaching Journey

Joe Nemzer
Head Women's Soccer Coach
Mount St. Mary's University

Colin Herriot
Boy's Director of Coaching
Maryland United

Gary Lewis
Philadelphia Union Academy

Classroom Presentations Schedule:

8.30am Building a Mindset for Success (Paul Cammarta)
9.15am Developing a Pressing System at Youth and College Levels (Gary Curneen)
10.00am Creating a Player Driven Environment (Joe Nemzer)
10.45am Improving Leadership in Teams (Todd Bramble)
11.30am Challenging Your Best Players Q&A (Jim Gabarra)
12.00pm Utilizing Training Environment for Development (Garrison Draper)
12.30pm Lunch

Field Sessions Schedule:

1.00pm Possession and Movement Patterns (Gary Lewis)
1.45pm Technical Passing (George Hales)
2.30pm Counter-Pressing (Gary Curneen)
3.15pm Switching the Point of Attack (Nolan Sheldon)

Wingate, NC - Registration

Saturday: 9am - 3pm

Wingate University Soccer Complex,
Wingate, NC 28174

($65 if registered by July 3rd at 11:59PM EST)


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Staff: (Updated 1/1/17)

Gary Curneen
(Head Women's Soccer Coach at Cal State Bakersfield)

Glad Bugariu
(Head Women's Soccer Coach at University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley)

Erwin van Bennekom
(Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, Duke University)

Clifton Bush
(Assistant Women's Soccer Coach, Cal State Bakersfield)

Gary Hamill
(Head Men's Soccer Coach, Wingate University)

Philip Poole
(US Soccer Coach, Charlotte Soccer Academy)

Erik Imler
(Former U-17 US Men's Coach)

Wells Thompson
(MLS Winner, Colorado Rapids)

Jordi Rams
(Performance Analyst, Charlotte Independence)

Vanessa Mann
(William & Mary, Assistant Coach)

Mark Spalding
(Technical Director, Global Premier Soccer)


Classroom Presentations
8.30am Microcycle of a Head Performance Analyst in a Professional Team (Jordi Rams)
9.15am Five Keys to Help Your Team Win (Jeremy Boone)
9.45am Developing a Pressing System at Youth and College Levels (Gary Curneen)
10.30am Success: It HAS to be more than just X’s and O’s (Vanessa Mann)
11.15am Comparison of Preparation for USMNT at U-17 World Cups (Erik Imler)
11.45am Creating Technical Microcycle Based on Your Game Model (Glad Bugariu)
12.30pm Efficiency in Possession and Reaction to Losing the Ball (Erwin van Bennekom)
1.15pm Match Preparation in the Scottish Premier League (Mark Spalding)
2.00pm The Big Game: What to Consider and What to Ignore (Gary Hamill)
Field Sessions
2.30pm Training the Modern Goalkeeper (Philip Poole)
3.00pm Breaking Lines in Possession (Erwin van Bennekom)
3.30pm Building-Up with a Back Three (WISA Staff Coach)
4.00pm Shooting Station: Fitness and Skill Development (Marty Gormley)
5.00pm Coaches Social at Hilltop Restaurant

Pre-Season Online Package - Registration

Webinar 1 - July 27th
Webinar 2 - August 10th
Webinar 3 - August 17th

($55 if registered by July 23rd at 11:59PM EST)


Package Includes:

- Access to Three 60-minute Webinars
- 2 Full Training Sessions Videoed
- Pre-Season Session Booklet containing every session

Webinar 1: (July 27)
  • Assessing summer workouts
  • Pre-Season Testing
  • Staff Roles and Responsibilities
  • Positional Goals and Objectives
  • Introduction to Play Model
Webinar 2: (August 10)
  • Leadership and Culture Oversight
  • Role of Strength and Conditioning
  • Development of Tactical Play Model
  • Training Session Template
Webinar 3: (August 17)
  • Moving Towards Match Fitness
  • Role of Game Preparation
  • Assessment of Pre-Season
  • Post-Game Analysis Set-Up
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Interactive set-up
Each attendee will have access to each webinar and training session online for two weeks.