Players C.

Players C.

VSA Player Council: The Virginia Soccer Association (VSA) Players Council is a leadership program designed to give VSA players an opportunity to develop as business and community leaders of the future.  The VSA Player Council will provide a unique perspective and insight to the Board of Directors while progressing the club’s goal of Always Moving Forward. Members will participate in monthly meetings with Board of Director members, participate in leadership education and training, and be ambassadors to the community.

Program Objectives and Details:

Players Voice :

(1) Forum for player discussion in safe environment

(2) Constructive discussion for improving player experience

(3) Assist with developing and implementing positive changes

Leadership Education and Training:

(1) Leadership & Communication – Matt Lacey – VSA ED - US Soccer Academy License 

(2) Conflict Resolution – Dan Bales – Culpeper TD - M.S in conflict Studies / M.A Conflict Resolution 

(3) Stress Management - Bronson Gambale – M.A Psychology 

(4) Goal Setting & Action Planning – Jackie Stiles- PT, DPT

Community Ambassador:

Organize a service based learning activity for players to develop and implement:

Examples: 

(1)TopSoccer Volunteer (service hours for school) 

(2)Project on how to improve VSA experience

(3)Prepare presentation to county how improvements would impact their lives

(4)Habitat for humanity, Haymarket Food Pantry- team building project 

(5) Sell VSA car badges for scholarship fund or other improvements

Ages: U15+ Boys & Girls (8-10 players)- VSA & VDA players who played with VSA
Application Timeline: 9/23/19 - 10/12/19 

Meetings: 1 per month - more dependent on activities 
Upon Completion: Participants will have the opportunity to take part in a U.S. Soccer Grassroots Coaching Education Session

Application - Click Here

Application Open: September 23rd 

Application Deadline: October 12th 

 

If you have any questions please contact 

Jackie Stiles - Email