Everton America Coaching Philosophy
To uphold the Club’s philosophy, vision, values and culture and be positive role models to the players.
To create a positive learning environment in which players are encouraged to express themselves and play freely without fear.
To concentrate on long-term development rather than short-term results.
To encourage players to play creative, exciting, attacking football with a winning mentality.
To develop technically gifted players.
To create intelligent, tactically-aware players who can adapt to the constantly changing game
To motivate players to play with imagination and give them opportunities to experiment.
To stimulate players to think for themselves and become skilled, independent decision makers.
To nurture young players so that they can achieve their full potential.
To deliver enjoyable, inspirational, inventive, age-appropriate coaching sessions which are challenging but achievable.
To demand high standards, but accept mistakes and rectify them through a variety of coaching styles.
To teach players to analyze their performances and encourage them to take responsibility for their own development.
To foster a two-way relationship between the player and the coach.
To create an atmosphere which produces confident, self-assured players.
To recognize that players need to be given time to develop.
To develop good people as well as good players.
To use age–appropriate coaching vocabulary.
Soccer Program's Philosophy
‘Nil Satis Nisi Optimum’
To produce young players with the skills & attributes needed to play soccer at the highest level through high quality coaching and an elite player development program.
We will encourage players to play creative attacking soccer.
We will develop balanced young people by teaching, instilling & up-holding the Club’s Values and Culture.
We will always put the development of individuals before the results of teams.
All staff and departments will work together to support the needs of the player – with the common goal of creating a pathway from the Academy through to the highest level possible.