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Welcome Alex Mathers - Technical Director of Developmental Age Groups

The Board of Directors recognizes how critical our U4-U8 groups are to the sustainability and growth of our club. Over the past several months the Board has assessed all aspects of this age group - ultimately arriving to the conclusion that we need consistent training and development opportunities for our coaches, players and parents. 

The Club is pleased to announce that Alex Mathers has agreed to serve in the role of Technical Director of Developmental Age Groups. In this role Alex will focus on several initiatives including:  

  • Establish guidelines and training priorities for developmental age groups in conjunction with the DOC.
  • Develop and maintain training strategies and curriculum for all developmental age groups including developing training sessions.
  • Assess and develop coaches and help them plan and implement training sessions.
  • Assist the Club in the identification of individuals who have interest or the potential to coach competitive age teams.
  • Assist in the design and execution of a parent education program.
  • Conduct coaching/player clinic in the Spring with the focus on moving from developmental to competitive soccer (9 year olds).
  • Design and facilitate with other coaches player assessments for those entering competitive soccer (9 year olds). To be conducted early summer.

Alex joins our club with a long and successful playing history. Her career includes playing club soccer with Sparta, Capital Soccer Association. Her early playing success continued through high school as an outside/center back at Norris High School. 

At Norris, Alex started on the varsity team four years. She received honorable mention all conference her freshman year and all conference her sophomore through senior year. Alex was an all state selection her junior and senior years and finished her high school career as team captain.

Alex was also involved with ODP (Olympic Development Program) - playing with some of the best players in the state. She earned her captain's armband and was also selected as a holdover to stay and play with some of the region's best players. 

Alex transitioned into college soccer playing for the Wayne State Wildcats. She earned the captain band her junior and senior year. Also receiving honorable mention all conference both years. 

Alex has now transitioned into coaching where she successfully completed her first year as an assistant coach for the Bennington High School girls soccer. 

Club President Enrique Freed says, "The decision to create the Technical Director of Developmental Age Groups position and hiring Alex Mathers to fulfill the role aligns well with the club's promise to parents - deliver the best soccer experience for anyone who wants to play soccer in Bennington."

Welcome Alex Mathers to the Bennington Soccer Club family. 

 


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