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Our goal is to bring in-depth content to coaches with a combination of interviews, chats, and personal thoughts on the topics that really matter in the beautiful game and elite-level sport. Enjoy and thanks for listening! - Gary

Modern Soccer Coach Podcast Gary Curneen

    • Sports
    • 4.4 • 22 Ratings

Our goal is to bring in-depth content to coaches with a combination of interviews, chats, and personal thoughts on the topics that really matter in the beautiful game and elite-level sport. Enjoy and thanks for listening! - Gary

    Building & Improving Club Culture at Youth Level with Nick Levett

    Building & Improving Club Culture at Youth Level with Nick Levett

    Gary is joined by Nick Levett to discuss building, improving and even measuring club culture and youth environment. With 14 years at the English FA and professional academy experience, Nick has outstanding insight into the complex landscape of youth and coach development.

    Nick is currently a director at Rivers of Thinking:
    riversofthinking.com

    • 58 min
    Teaching Tactics at High School! With Ric Wallace

    Teaching Tactics at High School! With Ric Wallace

    Gary is joined by Habersham Central HS head coach, Ric Wallace, to discuss teaching tactics at high school level. From game model fundamentals to leadership development, Ric discusses the unique and complex world of high school coaching and also provides tips on connecting and engaging that age group.

    Check out the MSC High School Coaches Special Offer Below:
    https://www.modernsoccercoach.com/product-page/special-offer-msc-high-school-coach-bundle

    • 51 min
    Stop Following the Crowd! Ben Bartlett on Coach Groupthink

    Stop Following the Crowd! Ben Bartlett on Coach Groupthink

    Gary is joined by Ben Bartlett (Director of Methodology at Houston Dynamo) to discuss the current direction of coaching development and whether we should be asking better questions around how we are learning and communicating the game.

    As a thought leader in the game, Ben has written two outstanding books called Constraining Football and Connected Coaching. He is also designed and delivered the Elite Soccer Coaching Award - which you can check out on the link below:
    https://elitesoccercoaching.net/coaching-award

    • 48 min
    Using Data to Measure Elite Coaches - Tim Keech

    Using Data to Measure Elite Coaches - Tim Keech

    Gary is joined by Tim Keech, co-founder of MRKT Insights, a data-focused football consultancy with clients in the UK and abroad. Tim works alongside clubs to help in a number of areas around data, one of which includes the impact and effectiveness of coaching.

    Tim shares ways that coaches can be measured, how they can help facilitate the use of data at the club... and when the right time could potentially be to make a coaching change!

    Check out Tim's work below...
    https://mrktinsights.com/index.php/2024/06/03/complex-systems-in-football/

    • 1 hr 14 min
    "Taking the Passing Drill is the Easy Part" - Upskilling Yourself as a Coach with Diarmuid O'Carroll

    "Taking the Passing Drill is the Easy Part" - Upskilling Yourself as a Coach with Diarmuid O'Carroll

    Gary is joined by St. Mirren (Scottish Premiership) and Northern Ireland assistant coach, Diarmuid O'Carroll to discuss the multi-faceted challenges of elite coaching.

    Diarmuid talks about:
    - Working with young players in pro environments
    - What separates Conor Bradley
    - Building relationship with head coach
    - Getting most out of coach education
    - Constantly improving without burn out

    And much more!!

    Please check out the Modern Soccer Coach Pre-Season Webinar Package: https://www.modernsoccercoach.com/product-page/special-offer-msc-pre-season-bundle

    • 49 min
    Happiness and Coaching: Is it Possible? with Sherlen Lindsay

    Happiness and Coaching: Is it Possible? with Sherlen Lindsay

    Gary is joined by Fulham FC academy coach Sherlen Lindsay to discuss mental health and coaching. How do you balance the competition with your personal life? Is happiness really attainable? How do you get that energy back? Does coach education help or hinder the process?

    June is Men's Mental Health Awareness month and Sherlen provides many ideas and insights that can potentially help coaches navigate the world of competitive coaching and mental health.

    Check out MSC website for more resources:
    https://www.modernsoccercoach.com/blog

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

@soccerstrengthkelowna ,

Love your show!

I’m from Kelowna BC, I’m a new GK coach at a local USport university, and have learned so much from your podcast!
I am also a full time s&c coach & gym owner and specialise in working with soccer players. The things I have learned I have tried to translate some of the things to the gym environment, whether that be mobility drills, strength work, plyos or simply functional coaching methods. Especially love your shows with Tim Dittmer & Lloyd Yaxley!
Thank you, keep killing it!
Harry Butler

www.soccerstrength.ca
insta - @soccerstrengthkelowna

Gazelle9395 ,

Quality Podcast

As a beginner coach, I have been listening to this podcast non stop. The guests are quality, insightful, and inspiring. Gary is a wonderful host and I enjoy his commentary. A must listen for coaches of all ages and experiences.

Calbay5 ,

BELGIUM INTERVIEW

That was brilliant. We need this in a Canada and USA. Every soccer individual should listen to his thinking.

Well Done

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