Keith Pritchard

Coach

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  • Hobbies: "Reading, walking my two Collies, listening to music and watching professional soccer games on TV."
  • Favorite Soccer player: "Paul Pogba (Manchester United)"
  • Favorite Soccer Team: "Manchester United"
Respect the game, Prepare for the game, Improve your game, Learn the game, Love the game, Enjoy playing the game

Coaching Experience

  • Senior provincial coach for the Alberta Soccer Association
  • High Performance Director of the Saskatchewan Soccer Association
  • National Coaching Apprenticeship Program
  • An extensive one-year coaching experience working under the close supervision of Master Soccer Coach Len Vickery (1990-91)
  • Pan American Games Coaching Apprenticeship Program
  • A 10 month coaching program which incorporated an international coaching experience at the 1999 Pan American Games working under the close supervision of Neil Turnbull, Head Coach of Canada’s Women Pan American Games Team (December 1998 – August 1999).
  • Canadian National Team Coaching Experience
  • Apprentice Coach, Canada U20 Women’s National Team 1999 Pan American Games
  • Head Coach Canada U18 Women’s West National Team 1998
  • Coach Canada Women’s National Team Training Camps 1992/1997-99

Keith has been involved in the soccer community for most of his life and brings a wealth of coaching experience to the team. Keith has a masters’ degree in physical education specializing in the art and science of coaching. His special project was The Psychology of Coaching Female Athletes. Keith has worked at the club level, provincially and nationally. Keith was the High Performance Director of the Saskatchewan Soccer Association from 1994-1999 and was the senior provincial coach for the Alberta Soccer Association from 2001-2006. During his time with ASA, Keith coordinated the Alberta Player Development High Performance Program and coached provincial teams at national championships.

I coach soccer because I have a passion for the game and a commitment to helping young athletes further develop their natural persistence, determination, discipline, dedication, resilience, work ethic, heart, leadership skills, connection with, and respect for others, not only in competition, but in life.