Roundup: Soccer group hosts coaching course
HURRICANE, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Soccer Association will be hosting a U.S. Soccer "E" license coaching course Feb. 1-3 in the Hurricane area for all interested soccer coaches.
The 18-hour course will cover such topics as methodology, how to put together a training session, teaching progression, team management and FIFA Laws of the Game.
Also, it covers the principles of coaching and is designed to assist experienced coaches of under-10, under-12 and under-14 players. For more information and to register, visit www.wvsoccerregistration.com.
WVU SPORTS: The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) are implementing a reseating project for the WVU Coliseum that will take place prior to the start of the 2013-14 men's basketball season.
The reseating project will provide fairness and equity in the allocation of men's basketball season tickets.
Current MAC members and current or retired WVU faculty and staff who request season tickets, will receive the benefit of personally selecting available seats for the 2013-14 season. More information can also be found online at MountaineerAthleticClub.com or by contacting the Mountaineer Athletic Club at 1-800-433-2072.
LOCAL GOLF: The West Virginia Golf Association has announced the schedule for the 2013 Wendy's Amateur Tour.
The tour will begin on April 8 at the Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport and will include stops at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Hurricane on April 22 and Big Bend Golf Club in Tornado on May 4.
It will finish at The Resort at Glade Springs on Sept. 10.
SCHEDULES NEEDED: Area high schools and colleges are urged to send their winter sports schedules to the Gazette in order to be included in our daily listing of athletic events.
Schedules can be faxed to 304-348-1740, e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Gazette sports, 1001 Virginia St. East, Charleston, WV 25301.
If high schools update their schedules on the SSAC website (wvssac.org), please make sure starting times are included.