Cal North is excited to congratulate Jay Bieber as the 2017-18 US Youth Soccer National Coach of the Year and the Cal North Coach of the Year.
His passion for the game shines through as a volunteer coach for his daughter’s soccer teams and to another girls team located in the bay area. Coach Jay is well known in his local soccer community and has been an ally in providing opportunities to beginners of the sport. He has fostered an environment for young girls to discover their full potential as soccer players, along with encouraging sportsmanship, teamwork, self-discipline, and resiliency.
Coach Jay is incredibly dedicated to his players, taking the time during tournament weeks to prepare highlight reels and recaps of the team’s previous game in an effort to educate. He is known for his uplifting pre-game speeches or improving morale at times when the team simply having an off day. According to one of Coach Jay’s 11-year old players, ”Coach Jay motivates us when we doubt ourselves…the speeches can be cheesy…but it works really well, he is funny and caring. I can’t thank him enough for everything he does for me and my team, The Riptides.”
Coach Jay exemplifies how a coach should strive to make players and their families feel welcome when starting a new season, providing an extensive and informative email to new players and families that details player expectations, practice information, game schedule, and brief coaching philosophy.
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