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MSYSA Coaching Symposium with Vince Ganzberg

Overview: The theme for the symposium is 'Coaching Methodology - Training with Intention’
Date: August 8, 2021
Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Location: Schoolcraft College – 18600 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, MI 48152 (Campus map available at

Format: Classroom & Field Session

  • 9:30 to 11:00 Classroom - Liberal Arts Building (Room number will be sent to those who register)
  • 11:00 to 12:30 Field Session - St Joe’s Sports Dome

Registration Fee: None
Registration Deadline: 4:00pm on Friday, August 6 (or until maximum class size of 50 has been reached)
Registration Link

About Vince Ganzberg

Vince previously was the Indiana Youth Soccer director of coaching education (10 years). He worked for US Soccer 2013-2016, and currently works for United Soccer Coaches as the Associate Director of Coaching Education. He is also a member of US Soccer’s Education staff. Vince holds a United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma, USSF A License, and National Youth License.

Note for Director’s Academy Coaches

Attending this MSYSA coaching education symposium does count toward the Director’s Academy requirement that all DA head coaches attend an approved coaching education event during the seasonal year. If/when this requirement is met, the club is eligible to receive a portion of their DA fees back in the form of a coaching education subsidy. 

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Previous symposiums and the clinicians are below:

 Date Clinician Topic

August, 2013

Ajax Online Academy 


The Ajax Player Development Model
November, 2013

Dave Chesler, US Soccer Dir. of Coaching


E & D License Coaching Competencies
March, 2014

Tosh Farrell, Everton FC U12 & Below Player Development
July, 2014

2i Coaching Brazil, Botafogo, Brazil Advanced Coaching Principles
March, 2015

Laurent Papillon, UEFA Delegate, France


U12 & Below: Player Identification & Development; U13 & Above: Transition to Attack
July 2016

Joël Frenchet, Olympique Lyonnais
March 20, 2018

John Cone, Fit for 90 Physical Periodization for youth soccer players and its implementation for youth coaches.
Summer, 2018

Vince Ganzberg, United Soccer Coaches


March, 2018

 John Cone, Fit for 90  Physical and mental attributes of the soccer player
January, 2019

 Mark Pulisic  Coaching Principles in the United States and in other Countries

November, 2019

Paul Bright, The Coaching Manual

Periodization in Youth Soccer

January, 2021


Antal Vergeer, USSF Developing A Game Model