Sunday, December 21, 2014

Mandatory Coaches Meeting - Wed, Oct 22nd at 7:30pm

The purpose of the meeting is to share experiences from the fall, discuss the upcoming indoor season and required prep for the spring- 

 - Fall Season Recap
 - Indoor training space
 - Indoor leagues
 - EYSL Winter programs
 - Coach Education/Licensure courses
 - Spring Travel prep - rosters/photos and other requirements (see below)

The deadlines for the spring season come very early so we ask that you make every effort to pull together the required information now.  The attached provides details of the requirements and we have also attached the forms.

 - Review player names and numbers on your roster and bring marked up copy to coaches meeting (if correct please provide initialed roster)
 - CLUB PLAYER INFORMATION ATTACHMENT - complete attached form for all club players; ask parents again;bring to coaches meeting or email
 - Photos - some coaches find it easiest to take photos of all players instead of trying to collect from parents; due by Nov 21st

John Barata will lead the discussion.  Let us know if there are other topics you would like to cover.

Coach Licensure Courses - Please take a few minutes now to complete the survey on the EYSL website for the F and E course; we are looking to host the courses in Easton and need your input.

Easton Youth Soccer > Coaches > Coach Corner


WHEN: The meeting will be held on Weds, Oct 22nd at 7:00pm 


The Center for Nonprofit Management (the white building next to Honey Dew/Subway)

16 Belmont Street

South Easton, MA 02375 

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Coaching License Survey

We want to offer a professional licensing course this winter in Easton. It has been numerous years since we hosted a one. Coaches, please select which course would benefit your expertise.

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2014 Coaches Meeting

For coaches who missed the meeting and for those in attendance to review - you will find the presentation at the link below. Please email John Barata ( with questions or comments.

  2014 Fall Coaches Meeting Presentation
2014 Fall DOC Presentation

Our DOC (Director of Coaching)

Who is this John Barata?


Approximately ten years ago Easton Soccer hired John Barata as our Director of Coaching.  He provides an invaluable amount of professionalism to a town soccer program, which many towns do not have. As director of coaching, he provides training to players and coaching, professional assistance with the Easton Soccer board, and organizes all or our training programs.  He is an invaluable resource, which allows us to provide comprehensive and professional programs.


John graduated from Assumption College in Worcester, MA where he was the Captain of the Men's Soccer Team from 1997-1999. He was an All-New England All-Star selection in 1999 and was a three time member of the NE-10 All-Conference Team. John received the highest athletic accolade from the college -- The Premier Male Senior Student-Athlete Award -- as well as defensive, offensive, and most valuable player of the year awards. In 2009 he was inducted into the Immaculate High School “Hall of Fame” Class of 2009 and the Assumption College 2011.

John currently holds the USSF "A" License, the NSCAA Premier Diploma, the USYS National License.


Coaches, John is here for you!  If you are struggling with a lesson plan, have questions about games, positions....he is here for you!

CORI Instructions

CORI checks need to be done on ALL new coaches of 18 years or older.  Once complete they are good for three years and then need to be rechecked.  

2014 CORI Requirements:

Here is the CORI registration information:

  1. Go to the MYSA site at Massachusetts Youth Soccer CORI/ KIDSAFE Form and fill out the CORI/KIDSAFE Form. Make sure you do the following:
    1. Enter Easton Youth Soccer as the organization. DO NOT use abbreviations.
    2. Enter the last 6 numbers of your SSN.
  2. Send me a copy of your picture ID (driver license or Passport) by either email or postal mail. NOTE: Travel coach pictures are a separate from this process.
    1. Email -, filename should be in the following format “LnameFname.jpg or pdf”, enter CORI as the e-mail Subject.
    2. Postal Mail – Please contact me if you need my address (any hard copies received will be scanned and then destroyed).
    3. We are required to keep an electronic copy of your ID on a secured USB drive which will then be locked up.
CORI Status - You can view your CORI expiration status on at the MYSA website.
Click on the “Approved Adults in Organizations A – E”. Scroll down to Easton Youth Soccer and then look for your name/expiration date.