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    Vaughan Merchant / CBU Athletics Original Story by Corey Leblanc CBU Athletics January 26, 2021 https://gocapersgo.ca/sports/wsoc/2020-21/releases/20210126eb2sd9 'Students of the game' Diverse coaching talents a key to success for Caper women's soccer program Team work and consistency are key ingredients for a Cape Breton University Capers women's soccer coaching staff that has helped construct one of the most envied varsity sport programs in Canada. Led by New Waterford native Stephen 'Ness' Timmons, who has guided the Capers since the birth of the Atlantic...

    Student-Athlete Wellness Courtesy of the CCAA and SIRC. The CCAA is pleased to introduce a round-table webinar series ( https://www.ccaa.ca/general/webinars/indexOpens in a new window). The goal of these panel discussions is to identify topics that are important to the CCAA and its stakeholders and invite experts to provide their insights.  Video:  https://youtu.be/NQ2WLt0N2K4Opens in a new window This topic discusses the healthy and balanced lifestyle that student-athletes strive to maintain and the resources available to them to ensure success on and off the field...

    Courtesy of the Coaches Association of Ontario https://www.coachesontario.ca/programs-resources/funding-for-coach-salaries/#jumplink_3YR_HC Coach Salary Support Programs The Coach Salary Support programs aim to increase the number of full-time salaried coaching positions in the sports industry by providing seed funding for organizations who are looking to hire a full-time coach for the first time. Funding is available for full-time head coaches and for full-time female apprentice coaches at the post-secondary level. 3-Year Full-time Head Coach This funding provides up to $60,000 over 3 years for a new...

    Courtesy of PACWEST Athletic Association Original story from the PACWEST Athletic Association website by Ryan Watters September 24, 2020. The VIU Mariners were one win away from capturing a CCAA national gold medal, but ran into freezing cold temperatures, snow and a talented Dynamiques de Sainte-Foy team from the RSEQ. They would ultimately win national silver, falling 3-0 in Edmonton last November. During the PACWEST regular season the Mariners dominated finishing on top of the standings with an 8-1-3 record,...

    The following segment of this article is from Breaking The Lines https://breakingthelines.com/tactical-analysis/what-is-sarriball/ on December 3, 2020 by @DBAFootball. December 3, 2020 What is Sarriball? Out of all the managers in European football, few have had a more improbable, unexpected rise to the top than Maurizio Sarri. He never played at the professional level, he split his time between working as a banker and playing and managing an amateur side, but in 1999, he quit his day job and dedicated himself...

    The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series "The Method" by Oliver Platt from November 7, 2020. It's something that we as coaches in all of our programs have all faced especially at the post-secondary level: How do we get the most out of young players, to bring the most out of their talents and abilities. Challenges on the field: A higher level with a greater speed of thought and play;...

    From the files of Canada Soccer https://www.canadasoccer.com/news/canada-soccer-announces-coach-education-program-licence-recipients/. November 10, 2020 Canada Soccer has announced an additional 30 candidates that have completed the assessment process and have been granted Canada Soccer Coach Education Program Licences in 2020. In total, 22 A Licence candidates have completed the requirements of the course and have been granted the Canada Soccer A Licence, as well as 3 Youth Licence candidates as well as 5 B Licence candidates. The Canada Soccer A Licence recipients included former...

    The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series "The Method" by Oliver Platt from October 22, 2020. Courtesy of OneSoccer: https://news.onesoccer.ca/article/the-method-vol-3-how-to-win-in-knockout-football-ft-bobby-smyrniotis-david-edgar It has been a remarkable run for a club in its second year of existence. Since last year’s Concacaf League kicked off on August 1, two-time Canadian Premier League champions Forge have played 10 matches in a knockout or playoff format. The club from Hamilton has won seven of them, losing just one — an...

    Image courtesy of: @GabFoligno / Shaun Botterill / Getty Images Most who know me, know that I am a Man U. fan and i9f you didn't, those who hate them, go ahead and laugh, seeing them where they sit in the table is painful as a fan. But as an analyst and a coach, they're exactly where they should be in the table. Their play has not been at the standard that they expect with...