March 11, 2017
  Sand Creek Middle School 

329 Sand Creek Road
Albany, NY 12205







The 2017 Presenters are:

Ivan Kepcija-Assistant Academy Technical Director for Dinamo Zagreb

  • Lecture-Dinamo Academy Developmental Program-technical development with video examples
  • Demonstration-Creating Player Surplus-teaching fluidity in the game and mobility in the attack

Ihor Chyzowych-Soccer Coach, Trainer, Clinician, Spokesman

  • Session I-Bayer Leverkusen-Transition Game and Mental Focus
  • Session II-Ajax-Simple Finishing 

Len Roitman-Former Met Oval Soccer Academy, Maspeth, New York-Director of Coaching and Player Development

  • Session I-Possession
  • Session II-Speed of Play

Rob Bruley-Coerver Training

  • Session I-Coerver Fast Break, change of direction, small sided game
  • Session II-Coerver Passing & Receiving, Killer Pass, Small Sided Game

Deborah Raber - Head Women’s Coach at MCLA

  • Demonstration-Goalkeeping-Basic Footwork & Handling
  • Lecture-Minimizing Ethical Dilemmas

Dr. Hamish Kerr - Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician.

  • Concussions in soccer, what a coach needs to know

Rick Knizek - MS ATC, Head Athletic Trainer, Shenendehowa Central School District

  • First Aid

Roy Pfeil – Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association, Coaching Instructor

  • F license add-on course 1:00 pm-2:30 PM (Class is full)
  • F license add-on course 3:00- 4:30 PM (Registration through ENY)




Contact CDYSL’s Office Assistant: Kerry Brant with any questions or concerns regarding the

Coaches Workshop at Kerry.Brant@cdysl.org or phone (518)435-2325.


The annual event is open to all coaches, team managers, and club administrators will have a wide variety of coaching clinics, and soccer program presentations starting at 9 AM and going right through 1:00 PM.  Each session will begin on the hour starting at 9 am.  Each presentation will be 50 minutes in length with a 10-minute break between sessions.