Coaching Symposium Comes to Ohio State April 27-28
Head Coach John Bluem

March 14, 2012

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The 2012 OSSCA All Ohio Soccer Coaching Symposium will be held April 27 and 28 at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on the campus of The Ohio State University.

John Bluem, Ohio State head coach, and his staff along with several other featured clinicians will provide expert presentations on many topics over the two-day conference.

The Symposium application form is attached in PDF. The conference schedule and list of featured clinicians are below.

Led by Bluem the 2011 Buckeyes finished the season with a 10-7-2 record and a second place finish in the Big Ten. Ohio State claimed both the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year award by Chris Hegngi and David Tiemstra earned the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year.

Timo Liekoski Former U.S. Assistant National Team Coach/NSCAA Academy Senior Staff
Billy Thompson Head Coach Crew Soccer Academy (CSA) U16 Team
Andrew Arthurs VP/Youth Development Columbus Crew and Former Coach at Westerville North HS (2003 State Champions) will discuss the current Youth Development Model of US Soccer
Mike Lapper Columbus Crew Assistant Coach/Former US International
Ohio State Coaches John Bluem, Frank SpethTaly Goode and Nic Rossi

Friday April 27
800am-4pm - Registration
900-1015am - Possession Games (Speth)
1030-1145 am - Technical Training (Rossi)
1145am -100pm - Lunch
100-200pm - Youth Development Discussion (Arthurs)
200-315 pm - Combination Play (Liekoski)
315-330 pm - OSSCA Meeting (Haney)
345-500 pm - Hosted Social at the Hyatt Place Columbus

Saturday April 28
800am-4 pm - Registration
900-1015 am - Building The Attack (Liekoski)
1030-1145 am- Development Academy Training (Thompson)
1145 am- 100 pm - Lunch
100- 215 pm - Defensive Play (Lapper)
215-330 pm - Coaching Q&A Discussion (Bluem)
730-930 pm - MLS Game Crew vs. Vancouver