August 31, 2009
To Host Coaches Clinic
DiCicco headlines the Inaugural Coaches Clinic hosted by Florida State.
Would you like to learn from some of the nation's elite soccer coaches from
the professional, college and high school levels? Then join
State Soccer Staff for the Inaugural Coaches Clinic hosted by Florida State
University on October 17, 2009.
presenters at the clinic include Tony DiCicco, current head coach of the
Boston Breakers of the Women’s Professional Soccer League, Florida State
head coach Mark Krikorian and Trevor Moawad, Director of the IMG Performance
thrilled to be hosting an event of this caliber,” added Krikorian. “For
coaches to have the chance to learn the intricacies of the game from the
likes of Tony DiCicco, Trevor Moawad, and the rest of the staff we have
assembled, is a great opportunity for everyone involved. We hope everyone
finds the clinic informative and engaging.”
Registration for the clinic begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Seminole Soccer
Complex. The all-day event will feature both field and classroom sessions
and will include topics such as player development, the college recruiting
process, team tactics, mental conditioning, as well as soccer specific
strength and conditioning.
The cost of
the event is $90 per coach and includes breakfast, lunch, and a coaching
binder with session notes.
information on the Inaugural Florida State Soccer Coaches Clinic please go
850-645-3200, or email
on the feature presenters:
Tony DiCicco - current Head Coach of the Boston Breakers of the
Women's Professional Soccer League and former head coach of the United
States Women's National Team. DiCicco guided the USA to the 1996 Olympic
Gold Medal and the historic 1999 World Cup Championship, while becoming the
all-time wins leader in U.S. National Team Soccer history. DiCicco also
coached the U.S. U-20 Women's National Team to a gold medal at the 2008 FIFA
U-20 World Cup in Chile. He is the founder of FSASoccerPlus Football Club
(2003) and serves as the club's technical director.
- Director of mental conditioning at the IMG Performance Institute. Moawad
has received world-wide recognition for his involvement in leadership,
communication, and mental conditioning. He has worked with some of the
nation’s best coaches and most elite athletes, including soccer-phenoms
Freddy Adu and Landon Donovan. Moawad also works with the U.S. Soccer
Federation, the Florida State University soccer and football teams, and the
State Head Coach Mark Krikorian, Associate Head Coach Eric Bell, Goalkeeper
Coach Mike Bristol and Strength and Conditioning Coach Dwan Riggins will
also be presenting, as well as 2009 FACA Class 2A High School Coach of the
Year Mike Pickett.