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Welcome, Coaches!


As volunteers, we recognize the commitment our coaches make to their players and families. We wanted to provide an area where coaches can find valuable information to assist them and make them best coaches they can be.  

In the Coaches' Corner, you will find information regarding licensing and continuing education.   There also are resources regarding practice and game planning. 

If you are aware any good websites, books, videos, etc, please share those with us in the Comments section.  An account is required to post any comments.  Thank you.


Coaching News

Pre-season Training

08/09/2014, 12:30pm CDT
By Jim Berner

FREE Saturday clinic for all players.

Southwest Kickers will kick off the 2014-2015 Season on Saturday August 23 with Pre-season Clinics for each age group. We encourage teams to come together with their coaching staff, if possible.

Each session will last one hour and will be conducted with the coaches that are available along with our Director of Coaching, Aleks Nikolic, a Wisconsin Soccer Hall of Fame inductee and original founding member of the Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club.

Clinics are as follows:

U7/8- 9am at Pleasantview School in Franklin

U9/10- 10:30am at Ben Franklin School in Franklin

U11/12- 12pm at St. Martins Park in Franklin

U13 and Up- 1:30pm at 84th & Grange in Greendale

Players should come prepared to play and bring water bottles. Coaches are encouraged to participate as well as prepare the agenda for the clinic.

Please direct any questions to swkickersinfo@gmail.com

We are also looking for "future" coaches. Please let us know if you are interested. No previous experience needed. There are Y1 coaching Lisence clinics scheduled for this month. One is located at the Greendale HS.

if you are interested, please email swkickersinfo@gmail.com and look under "coaches corner" to the left for more information



Y1 license schedule

08/08/2014, 8:00am CDT
By Jim Berner

Changes to dates and times for Y1

This is the NEW Y1 license schedule for the upcoming fall season 2014. The WYSA and kickers website will be updated with these new dates and locations. Please inform all your members of the changes.
August 11th @ Uihlein soccer park 6-9pm
August 18th @ Greendale High school gym 6-9pm.    6801 Southway, Greendale WI 53129-2498
August 23rd @ Uihlein soccer park 9am- noon
August 25th @ Uihlein soccer park 6-9pm

If you have any questions please email swkickersinfo@gmail.com


U6 Training

08/07/2014, 9:00am CDT
By Jim Berner

Get your U6 player ready for the Fall Season

Mark your calendar- August 16 at 9am

Under 6 players are invited to a season openning training session with our very own Coach Aleks. This is your players opportunity to learn from the best and get started on their journey into the soccer world.

U6- 9am at 84th & Grange

Session will last one hour.

Come prepared to train and play. Bring a water bottle.

We are always looking to the future for volunteer coaches. Please let us know if you are interested with an email to swkickersinfo@gmail.com. Experience not needed. There is plenty of support and training available for those interested in coaching. (We are an equal opportunity volunteer organization.)

Also, please consider signing your player up for one of our remaining Summer Camps beginning August 18 or 25th. The link is on the banner to the left.

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