FOR COACHES

Become a Coach

Mandatory Requirements

  • Register as a volunteer through PlayMetrics

  • SafeSport training through Demosphere/Players Health (a link will be emailed to you once you register as a volunteer)

  • Concussion training through Demosphere/Players Health (a link will be emailed to you once you register as a volunteer)

Recommended Education

It is free to create a profile and take both introduction courses. All grassroots courses can be taken online or in-person. Online grassroots courses have a registration cost of $25, but in-person courses are free with a code provided by DMSC. Contact Executive Director Matt Ream for a course code once you find an in-person course you wish to attend.

Available Grassroots Courses

DMSC COACH SUPPORT AND BENEFITS

Coaches who complete a successful season with DMSC are entitled to the benefits listed below:

  • Head Coach - $25 credit toward next season

  • Assistant Coach - $10 credit toward next season

  • Coaching attire - one item of your choice from our list

DMSC Directors will organize workshops and coaching clinics throughout the year.  

COACH CONTACTS

Recreational Contacts

DMSC Director of Coaching: Zach Scott (doc@desmoinessoccerclub.org)

DMSC Academy Director: Matt Ream (academy@desmoinessoccerclub.org)

Select Contacts

DMSC Select Director: Tyger Nieters (td@desmoinessoccerclub.org)

DMSC Coach Mission

  1. Our SHARED GOAL is to facilitate a positive and safe game experience for parents and players.

  2. DMSC seeks to cultivate a “club of choice” reputation among all participants.

  3. DMSC provides support for coaching education and growth.

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