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Notre Dame To Host 2012 National Soccer Coaching Seminar In March

Notre Dame head women's soccer coach Randy Waldrum, a two-time National Coach of the Year and the United States U-23 National Team coach, will be one of the featured clinicians at the 2012 National Soccer Coaching Seminar March 16-17 on the Notre Dame campus.

Jan. 29, 2012



2012 National Soccer Coaching Seminar Page

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The 2012 National Soccer Coaching Seminar will be held March 16-17 on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Several distinguished clinicians will be on hand, including Notre Dame men's head coach Bobby Clark and Fighting Irish women's head coach Randy Waldrum.

2012 National Soccer
Coaching Seminar
March 16 & 17, 2012 • University of Notre Dame

DISTINGUISHED CLINICIANS

The National Soccer Coaching Seminar would like to announce that Brian Bliss will be this year's featured clinician. Bliss is currently the technical director of the Columbus Crew and was recently named to the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team coaching staff.

The former player earned 44 caps with the full U. S. Men's National team during which he was a member of the historic 1990 World Cup team and 1995 Copa America Squad. He also represented his country at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. Bliss played in the Bundesliga from 1990-1996 before joining the MLS and playing with the Columbus Crew, NY/NJ MetroStars and Kansas City Wizards.

He previously served as an assistant coach for the Kansas City Wizards from 2000- 2006 and as interim head coach in 2006. He began his coaching career in 1999, after retiring as a player, as head coach of the Connecticut Wolves of the A-League.

Bliss holds a U.S. Soccer Federation `A' Coaching License. His most recent coaching experience has come with Crew youth teams, having coached the Crew Juniors U- 20s to back-to-back USL Super-20 National Championships (2010-2011) and the U- 19s to a USYS National Championship in 2010.

Bobby Clark - Notre Dame
Head Men's Coach at University of Notre Dame • Former New Zealand National Team Head Coach • Participated in 3 Scottish World Cup Campaigns • Two-Time BIG EAST Coach of the Year • Coached 37 MLS Draft Picks & 2 EPL players • 16 NCAA Championship Appearances & 1998 NCAA National Runner-Up • Scottish FA "A" License

Randy Waldrum - Notre Dame
Head Women's Coach at University of Notre Dame •Head Coach of United States Under-23 Women's National Team • 2004 and 2010 National Championships & 8 College Cup appearances • 2009 NSCAA President • Two-time National Coach of the Year (2009 - Soccer America; 2010 - NSCAA) • Five-time BIG EAST Coach of the Year • Coached 12 WUSA Players & 15 WPS Draft Picks • UEFA "A" Advanced License

Dawn Greathouse - Notre Dame
Assistant Women's Coach at University of Notre Dame

Ken Nuber - Notre Dame
Assistant Women's Coach at University of Notre Dame

BJ Craig - Notre Dame
Assistant Men's Coach at University of Notre Dame

Chad Riley - Notre Dame
Assistant Men's Coach at University of Notre Dame

SEMINAR FEATURES

  • NSCAA Professional Development Certificate available
  • Coaches Reception - Meet and talk with clinicians one on one in an informal setting
  • Seminar Book with Session Outlines and Notes
  • Sessions done on FULL SIZE indoor field
  • Current Notre Dame players used as demonstrators
  • Internationally Renowned Clinicians!
  • CLICK HERE for online registration and more information, including a list of preferred local hotels and special clinic rates.

    For more information, call (574) 631-5870

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