If you are interested in coaching in our recreation league this year, please join us Friday, February 12th, at 5:30pm for a coaches meeting. The meeting is now going to be held virtually - please call 910-944-9042 for more information.
AC Sandhills Recreation Soccer is build on the foundation of great volunteers. We would not be able to put on the league without coaches who give their time and effort to make soccer happen for the youth soccer players of the area.
Recreation Soccer is always in need of more coaches and volunteers. If you are interested in coaching, please complete the registration form which can be found at the link below. For more information contact the ACS Director of Soccer, Julio Penalillo, at
1) Coach Registration
Please complete the TeamSnap registration form to sign up.
2) NCYSA Risk Management Application (Renewed Annually)
All our coaches are background checked through our state association. All coaches who step on the field must submit a background check through this application. SafeSport training is also included in the application.
2019 AC Sandhills Recreation Development Curriculum. (In Progress)
Week 1 - Movement with and without the ball
Week 2 - Where is the open goal? How do I get there?
Week 3 - Where is the open goal? How do I get there? (part 2)
Week 4 - Keeping the ball away from your opponent.
Week 8 to 10 Using your teammates to get away from opponents. (Coming Soon)
NCYSA Lesson Plans - Google Drive Folder
This is a great source of themed lessons plans to approach the different phases of a soccer game. If you have any questions about which session plan to use, please reach out to ACS Staff to point you in the right direction.https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GxMeFHwTdE5wLon3GIEdZxDHaNSDnQgR
US Youth Soccer Coaching Resource Area
This is the best beginners guide to coaching. Everything is well laid out and clear, there are also lesson plans and course available through US Youth Soccer. https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/coaching-resources/
US Soccer - Digital Coaching Center
This website is a great tool for new and experience coaches to learn new skills and is your access to US Soccer Coaching Licenses. Its reccommended that all Recreation Coaches take the free Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Course.https://learning.ussoccer.com/coach/
United Soccer Coaches - Development Diplomas
Additional coaching course for coaches at every age level.https://unitedsoccercoaches.org/education/development-diplomas/