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soccer-shutterstock_45637639Interested in coaching kids soccer? You don’t need any experience you just have to want to get involved and be high school aged or over. The Miniroos Coaching Course Certificate is taking place at Pine Ave this Saturday morning.

The course is ideal for people who are new to coaching, or who are not yet coaching and like better understanding of the concepts and practices to better support their kids.

The course will involve ideas on how to make football and soccer fun, keeping the kids engaged and practices that the kids enjoy.

The course is free and runs for just under two hours. Register here


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