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Housing needed for International Coaches
04/06/2015
My name is Lynn Nochisaki and I am coordinator for housing of EVO...
Dick's Incredible Coaching for Kids Award
02/22/2015
Dick's Incredible Coaching for Kids Award South Windsor...
 
Housing needed for International Coaches

My name is Lynn Nochisaki and I am coordinator for housing of EVO soccer coaches for SWSC.

I am looking for families to house a coach for 1-2 weeks at a time for the spring season. My family has hosted coaches for the past 8 years, and it has been a great experience for our whole family. All that is needed is a place to sleep! Most families will include the coaches in their family meals and they are happy to be included in activities as well. The coaches do not need transportation, they have use of a company car, and are perfectly ok if school and work takes the family away during the day. They typically work 4-8pm, M-F, a few hours on Saturday and Sundays. Evolution Soccer employees are professional and friendly and background checked before coming to the US.

I encourage you to call me with any questions, also thanks to the families who have hosted in the past, maybe you know them and can ask them questions if you are interested: Carron, Manning, Gruca, Pattitucci, Maddock, Amenta, Pacekonis, Chokski, Bedic, Matus, Butryman, Zanelli, Wu, and Stoddard are a few that have hosted in the past. Some feedback from families that hosted last season:

"Last year we hosted Jack, an EVO coach for a couple of weeks. At first we were hesitant, but after the first few days we could not have been happier that we chose to host. We have two boys (ages then 3/5) and having Jack here gave both the boys someone to look forward to seeing at practice as well as at home in the evening. Jack was very respectful of our family's routines and helped out and played with the boys in the evening. Hosting Jack for our boys and us was a positive experience and I would suggest giving it a try to all the families out there that are able to accommodate a friendly, kind and respectful person. " - Ramsdell Family

"We have thoroughly enjoyed hosting the Evo coaches these past 3 seasons. The experience of sharing our home with someone from another country has been a benefit to all of us. Our sons love playing and spending time with our guests both inside and outside the house. Learning about and having discussions about differences between our countries is something my husband and I enjoy as well. We have hosted 2 different coaches and they have both been very kind, polite and friendly. It eventually felt as if they were a member of our family. It is a great experience for parents and children alike and I would recommend it to all families!" - Butryman Family

"My husband, Kit, and I hosted Dan for a total of 3 weeks (not in succession). Dan was very professional, polite, and a great eater! Because my husband and I both work full time, we were generally not available during weekdays. At first, I thought this would not be ideal for someone visiting from another country. However, we quickly realized that these are 20-something men who have their own lives. They are very low maintenance and really just need a place to stay and food to eat." - Chang Family


Housing is needed on a 1-2 weekly basis (or more), Sunday to Sunday starting April 26th - June 21.
Let me know if you have questions or are willing to host.
Thank you,

Lynn Nochisaki
860-490-3681


 

EVO Trainer
LEWIS HARGREAVES
Name: Lewis Hargreaves
Age: 20
From: Manchester, England
 
Coaching Qualifications:
FA Junior Managers
FA Level 1 (USSF D)
 
Playing Experience:
Played in the highest tier of junior football wining the league and cups multiple times.
Played for my High School
Played for the county team Salford boys. 16-18
Played for a semi-professional team called Irlam FC who play in the north west county league .
Currently play for a team called Irlam Steel Works who play in the Manchester premiership.
 
Coaching Experience:
Manchester United Community Coach (2 years)
Head Coach of the U9 Irlam Vale boys team (1 year)
 EVO Trainer
JEREMY MEADOWCROFT
Name: Jeremy Meadow Croft
Age: 42
From: Brighouse, England
 
Coaching Qualifications:
FA Junior Managers
FA Level 1 (USSF D)
FA Level 2 (USSF C)
FA Youth Module 1
FA Youth Module 2
 
Playing Experience
Played all my life for Junior Teams, High School Team, University Team and for local amateur Teams.
 
Coaching Experience:
10 years Community Coaching a junior team
Currently work P/T for The FA as a Coach Mentor to 5 coaches to improve coaching standards.
Community Junior Football Club Chairman 2yrs .
7yrs as a Club Development Officer.
EVO Trainer
JACK WRIGHT
Name: Jack Wright
Age: Cambridge, England
 
Coaching Qualifications
FA Junior Managers
FA Level 1 (USSF D)
BTEC National Diploma in Sports Coaching
 
Playing Experience:
I am an amateur level footballer, I've been playing for more than 15 years, I currently have been playing for a local Cambridge team where I play Centre Half. I have played in cup competitions which have taken me to semi-finals around England. When I played in college, I went on tour to Holland to train for several weeks.
 
Coaching Experience:
I have coached a U13 boys team for 2 years.
I have coaches Cambridge Men's Team for the past 8 months.
I have multisport teaching experience in swimming for the last 3 years and am confident in talking and educating Adults/Children to the Full potential. 
 

posted 04/06/2015
Dick's Incredible Coaching for Kids Award

Dick's Incredible Coaching for Kids Award


South Windsor Soccer Club is pleased to have partnered with Dick's Sporting Goods to present the Dick's Incredible Coaching for Kid's Award. This award is dedicated to recognizing a current youth soccer coach who furthers the mission of South Windsor Soccer Club both on and off the field with the various players and families of South Windsor, Connecticut.

The ideal candidate:

      - fosters a positive environment for players and families

      - teaches and exhibits sportsmanship in challenging situations

      - develops themselves as a positive role model

      - has demonstrated an example of going above and beyond this season

Nominating Instructions:

Please review the following instructions carefully to ensure your nomination is received and considered without error. It is advised that coaches nominated for an award should not be made aware of the submission which will add to the excitement should the coach ultimately be selected.

1) The individual making the nomination should submit a 1 to 2 page letter with the following information:

      a) Name of the coach nominated and the team coached

      b) Description of how the coach has achieved the (4) bullet points identified above of the ideal candidate

      c) Any other relevant information you feel should be considered

      d) Name of the individual making the nomination

      e) Name of a second individual to attest/support the nomination

2) Submit the document electronically to

3) Notice confirming receipt of the nomination will be sent to the nominating party


by posted 02/22/2015
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South Windsor Soccer Club was started in 1987 to offer soccer programs to the youth of South Windsor. That first year had over 300 players registered. Today there are over one thousand youths of all abilities playing in a variety of soccer programs including an in-house recreation league, TOPSoccer and full Travel program.

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