Coaches Corner

The Hub For All Coaching Info

Welcome to the Coaches Corner at Spokane Soccer Center!

Step off the expansive green and into the heart of the action, where the walls come alive and every touch matters. Indoor soccer is more than just a smaller version of its outdoor cousin; it’s a tactical chess match much more like it’s other cousin futsal. Forget long balls and tireless sprints – here, quick thinking, pinpoint passing, and precision control reign supreme.

Why Futsal, you ask? It’s simple. The smaller field of indoor soccer mirrors the dynamic intensity of Futsal, a globally recognized sport demanding supreme technical skill and tactical awareness. This is where the magic happens:

  • Tight spaces become playgrounds for quick, triangular passing, unlocking channels through congested defenses. Learn to see the unseen, anticipate movement, and orchestrate attacks like a maestro.
  • Patient possession becomes your weapon. Dribble with purpose, draw defenders, and create space for teammates to exploit. Remember, the ball is your shield and your sword.
  • Running isn’t everything. Make intelligent runs that pull defenders out of position, not aimless dashes into clogged midfield lanes. Let the ball do the work, and your runs will become decisive daggers.
  • Pivot players become your fulcrum. Control the ball, draw defenders, and release teammates into scoring positions. Be the conductor of the attack, dictating the tempo and orchestrating the final crescendo.
  • Defense is a tango of man and zone. Learn to pressure attackers individually while maintaining positional discipline. Close down space like a pack of wolves, leaving no room for error.