The Sentinels Coaches will work with these youth players to develop physical, technical, tactical, and mental skills to use on the soccer field. These characteristics include:
The ability to control the ball with the feet while moving around the field.
the ability to receive a pass and control the ball with the first touch.
The ability to stop the opposing team from scoring by blocking shots, catching crosses and making saves.
The ability to work effectively with teammates and communicate on the field.
The ability to accurately pass the ball to a teammate using different parts of the foot.
the ability to use the head to control, pass or shoot the ball.
Understanding the game tactics, strategies, and positioning on the field.
The ability to strike the ball with power and accuracy towards the goal.
the ability to win the ball back from the opposing team and prevent them from scoring.
Having good cardiovascular fitness, agility, and endurance to play the full 90 minutes of the game.