How To Make S.M.A.R.T. GoalsPart III-Achievable

Our goals are now Specific and Measurable. Next step – Achievable Goals fuel success and this blog series is dedicated to providing you with the best opportunity to achieve those goals by making them S.M.A.R.T. SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound. These together create a goal that is […]

How To Make S.M.A.R.T. GoalsPart II-Measurable

You’ve made your goals Specific. Now it’s time to make them Measurable. Goals fuel success and this blog series is dedicated to providing you with the best opportunity to achieve those goals by making them S.M.A.R.T. SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound. These together create a goal that […]

Welcome COPA STC’s Newest Teammates!

We are excited to announce the addition of our newest wonderful and talented staff to the COPA STC team. COPA STC is dedicated to the growth and development of every young athlete that steps into our training facility. In order to provide everyone with the best opportunities for success both on and off the pitch, […]

Ball Manipulation Exercises from Home

Since the backyard is the new pitch, here are three ball manipulation skills for beginners, intermediate, and advanced young athletes they can do from home. Over the past two years, home has evolved to become our school, our grocery store, even our gym. Training for our sports has changed as well. Our backyards have become […]

Smart Goals

Goals fuel success. Having S.M.A.R.T. goals provide the best opportunity to make those goals a reality. You work hard to achieve your goals –here’s how to make them S.M.A.R.T. You need goals to win a soccer match, but you also need them to win at life. Goals fuel success. Backed by hard work and dedication, […]

5 Off-Ball Exercises To Do From Home

5 Off-Ball Exercises To Do From Home For a soccer player, 99% of the game happens away from the ball. Here are five off-ball exercises to do from home to help improve gametime performance. Do you know how long on average a player interacts with the ball in a 90-minute soccer game? About a minute […]

COPA Mask Mandate Update

Beginning November 1stin conjunction with Contra Costa County’s mask mandate update, players will no longer be required to wear a mask during training. As of October 14th, certain businesses in Contra Costa County may allow fully vaccinated people to remove their face coverings while in communal indoor areas. Because COPA STC is verifying all patrons […]

Welcome the Newest COPA STC Staff

Check out the latest additions to the COPA STC Team! COPA STC is dedicated to the growth and development of each athlete that walks through the door, as well as each team member that joins the company. We could not be prouder to announce four promotions and two new additions to the COPA STC team! […]

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 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 […]

Announcing Groundbreaking Partnership

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