Goals and Objectives of the VIP Program

Goal: Players will have fun playing soccer
Objectives:
  • To introduce all skills by using games
  • To allow players to set the pace
  • To relax and be flexible
  • To keep everything positive
Goal: Players will understand the fundamentals of the game
Objectives:
  • To give each player plenty of opportunities to play the ball
  • To build skills on the success of previously learned skills
  • To involve family members in learning soccer fundamentals
Goal: Players will learn teamwork and fair play
Objectives:
  • To build teamwork and fair play into practice sessions
  • To encourage team identity by wearing uniforms and participating in team get-togethers
  • To reward positive effort when teamwork and fair play are observed
Goal: Players will increase their self-esteem
Objectives:
  • To establish individual, realistic goals with players
  • To encourage effort toward goals, no matter how small
  • To recognize player effort and achievement
Goal: Players will become more physically fit
Objectives:
  • To encourage maximum participation in physical movement for each player at his or her level
  • To facilitate player participation in off-season physical activities or sports
Goal: Players will meet and be comfortable with new people
Objectives:
  • To encourage parents to play a supportive, not active, role during games
  • To facilitate the development of positive player relationships with buddies and other volunteers
  • To utilize community helpers