COPA STC Updated COVID-19 Mandates

Please see our latest COVID-19 mandates prior to your next visit Contra Costa has issued a new health order that requires patrons to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for certain businesses. COPA STC falls under these new requirements. Beginning Wednesday, September 22, all patrons 12 years or older must show […]

Newest Members of the COPA STC Team

We are excited to announce the newest additions to the COPA STC roster: Dan Chamberlain – General Manager, Matt Hawkey – Director of Data Analytics and Assessments, Jenya Jawad – Senior Manager of Camps, Parties, and Events, Jen Giorno – Director of Adult Programs and Events, and Mike Fillari – Director of Operations. As COPA […]

4 Tips Every Soccer Recruit Should Know

If you want to play at the next level, it may take more than your skills on the field to get you there. Check out these 4 tips every soccer recruit should know. According to, 8% of high school soccer athletes play in college. Hundreds of thousands of student athletes compete each year for […]

4 Common Myths for Young Athletes Starting to Train

You’ve heard a few myths out there about kids lifting weights. We want what’s best for our young athletes, but how do we separate fact from fiction? Here are 4 common myths for children starting to train and the truths you should know. We all want what’s best for our young athletes. Parents and coaches […]

Training Tips – Conditioning vs Speed

Love it or hate it, running is a core training tool used by coaches in every major sport from beginners to pros. Yet there are misconceptions regarding training conditioning versus sprinting. Here’s a breakdown of the differences and how to best utilize each for optimal results. Love it or hate it, running is a core […]

How To Be A Supportive Parent At The Game

Watching your son or daughter play can be exciting, fun… and stressful. We want to see them succeed, but sometimes our excitement can be a distraction. Here are 5 tips to help be a more supportive parent at the game. Does your heart race when you see your child get the ball? Does your foot […]

4 Tips to Stay Motivated During Offseason

It’s officially the offseason and your packed schedule of practices, matches, and tournaments is free. What now? These four tips can help you stay motivated during offseason and help improve your performance for next season. The final whistle has blown. The last game has been played. It’s officially the offseas on and your packed schedule […]

Oakland Roots Winning Partnership with COPA STC

Utilizing COPA STC’s innovative training center, The Roots are excited to take their game to the next level with their new partnership. Walnut Creek-based Hotel, Real Estate, and Sports Technology Entrepreneur, Mark Hall, has sold his United Soccer League (“USL”) Division II Championship League Professional Sports License to the Oakland Roots Sports Club. In conjunction […]