MEET THE COACH

TAUNA ABLE 

taunak@hotmail.com


Coaching Experience

Licence

United States Soccer Federation “C” License

Current Teams

Head Coach of SCCYSC Jaws 05 White
Head Coach of SCCYSC Jaws 02 Blue

Past Experience

2010-11 Assistant Coach St. Francis High School Girls Varsity
2011-Present: Coached with Santa Cruz City Youth Soccer Club
2017-Present: Olympic Development Program CalNorth Staff

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Coaching Philosophy

My personal coaching philosophy is to develop strong individuals and strong team field presence.  I emphasize fundamental soundness and building a strong understanding of tactical knowledge. I encourage players to be challenged on the field so they are able to recognize progress, development, and positive outcomes, regardless of the score. Developing team and individual confidence, creativity, and strength is always my goal.

I strive to give players tools and life skills that will extend beyond the soccer field, and help create better students, athletes, and individuals, who come out of the season having a fun and positive experience, but also a little more prepared for life on and off the field.

Development is key, creating a competitive environment that is not result-oriented is my goal for all ages and teams. I always aim to guide, not direct, and create a learning environment that promotes self- discovery and creativity, with room for trial and error.

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PO Box 2039
Santa Cruz, CA 95063

 

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