Rebirth through Tech: Embracing a New Path in the Beautiful Game

Hannah Diaz – professional soccer player currently with Orca Kamogawa FC and formerly NWSL Houston DashWhen I came to COPA, I was at a tipping point in my career. Twenty-six, physically in my prime. Japan, France, and the US on my resume. I had competed with and against the top teams and players in the […]

COPA Soccer Training Center’s Mission

Player identification and development in soccer have been heavily influenced by subjective observation. We are changing the game to give everyone an equal opportunity to achieve their goals. Comprehensive Objective Performance Assessment ComprehensiveObjectivePerformanceAssessment COPA’s MissionOur goal is to become the global standard for both player identification and assessment-oriented youth development in the sport of soccer. […]

Methodology

Methodology COPA Soccer Training Center uses a purposeful practice methodology to help athletes achieve their goals. https://vimeo.com/781631907″Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” – Vince Lombardi.COPA STC strives to combine training methodologies rooted in sports science with cutting-edge technologies to transcend player development and identification through assessment-based training. This data-driven approach provides […]

The Junior COPA Score – Scorecard

An engaging breakdown of the Junior COPA Score highlighting an athlete’s key soccer skills and providing insight into their strengths and weaknesses compared to their peers. https://copastc.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/junior_copa_score_-_scorecard_tutorial-1080p.mp4Your Development EnhancedCOPA’s mission is to transform the game’s subjective approach to player development and player identification with an objective data-driven approach in order to give everyone an equal […]

COPA Membership Changes

We aim to disrupt the status quo of traditional subjective player development methods to maximize your athlete’s growth. Feedback | Flexibility | CommitmentCOPA STC is committed to unlocking your athlete’s true potential through an objective, data-driven player development model. We aim to disrupt the status quo of traditional subjective methods in an effort to maximize […]

The COPA Score – Scorecard

This gamified information is a comprehensive breakdown of the COPA Score highlighting the key categories of an athlete’s soccer skills. https://vimeo.com/781635925Transforming the GameCOPA’s mission is to transform the game’s subjective approach to player development and player identification with an objective data-driven approach in order to give everyone an equal opportunity to achieve their goals. This […]

COPA Kids Takes Big Steps Forward

COPA Kids Takes Big Steps Forward See the improvements coming to our COPA Kids curriculum. Learn, Grow, and Have Fun! We all want what’s best for our children, and COPA STC’s mission is to provide just that. With the ever-improving education and performance industries, we strive to find the best of both methodologies to help […]

3 Reasons You Should Be Playing Futsal

One of the best ways to quickly develop your soccer skills and gain a competitive edge. Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced small-sided game similar to soccer that originated in South America. Futsal has become the world’s fastest growing indoor sport in recent years as more and more professional players and clubs recognize the benefits of […]

How To Make S.M.A.R.T. Goals Part V – Time-Bound

The final element to creating a SMART Goal – Time-Bound. 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 carefully […]

Announcing Groundbreaking Partnership

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