Periodized Training Plans

These annual training plans are guides meant to assist coaches, clubs, leagues, and districts with player development.

  1. Active Start (U6)
  2. FUNdamentals (U8)
  3. Learning to Train (U10)
  4. Learning to Train (U12)
  5. Soccer for Life (U13-17)
  6. Soccer for Life (U18+)

If you have any questions about these guides, please contact the Technical Director or Manager of Grassroots Development

Other Resources

Field Safety Checklist
Canada Soccer Lightning Policy
(July 2017)
Air Quality Guidelines
2018 Game Format Recommendations
Player Pathway
#ThisIsGrassroots – Alberta Soccer video
Sports Nutrition for Youth: A Handbook for Coaches
Concussion Protocol & Policy, including Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool – updated January 2019
The Ability Toolkit – a resource for parents of children and youth with a disability
Alberta Soccer Refund & Withdrawal Policy
Skills Videos with John Clubb
Changing the Game – information and resources needed to make grassroots sports a healthy, positive, and rewarding experience for players