Grassroots Coach Presents Dutch Coaching Course

From: Grassroots Coach
Published: Sat Mar 12 2005

Grassroots Coach is pleased to announce that one of our headline contributors, Ton de Hoop, will be coming to Ottawa to conduct a 3 Day Dutch Coaching Course on April 29th, 30th, and May 1st which will be held at the state of the art Bell Sensplex Athletic Complex. All coaches completing the course will receive a certificate from the CIOS Nederland (Central Institute for Educating Sports Coaches in Holland).

Ton, the holder of a Dutch National A and UEFA A license, is known for his outstanding ability to teach the game of soccer at all levels and has a special knack for achieving impressive results with younger soccer players. This charismatic master of soccer is a professor at Holland's Central Institute of Education (CIOS Academy), where he trains Holland's top professional soccer coach candidates. He is also an instructor at the National Sports Centre of the Royal Dutch Soccer Union (KNVB). Some of his more famous students include international players like, Ruud Krol, John Neeskens, Danny Blind, Hans van Breukelen, and Gerald Vanenburg.

"We at Grassroots Coach are thrilled to announce the Ton De Hoop Clinic. We feel this clinic will provide an excellent opportunity for coaches around this region and the rest of the country to learn from one of the most respected youth coaches in the world."

Grassroots Coach is a FREE monthly online soccer coaching magazine aimed at creating a flexible electronic tool kit for coaches and organizations at the grassroots level. This FREE e-magazine includes articles, drills, and discussions on technical, physiological, mental, and nutritional matters. Grassroots Coach will promote a cutting-edge approach to training youth athletes using age-appropriate and proven methods. Please feel free to visit our website: . For further information and to register for the clinic please go to and take advantage of the Early Bird Registration Discount.

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Contact Name: Bill Ault
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Contact Phone: 613-652-2444

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