Fullerton, CA (June 23, 2022) – Premier League powerhouse Chelsea FC has joined forces with Cal South and Coast Soccer League to host a special Community Coaches Clinic on Friday, July 8, 2022 in Santa Monica.

This marvelous opportunity for up to 100 coaches in Southern California will be presented by coaches from both Chelsea FC Academy Men’s and Women’s staff. The clinic is free of charge to all participants and will occur from 5:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Lincoln Middle School, 1501 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403.

Space is limited for this event to just 100 registrants, so be sure to sign up quickly! Interested coaches can register for FREE at https://bit.ly/chelsea-clinic-july8.

“Speaking for both Cal South and Coast, we are absolutely thrilled to partner up with the Chelsea FC Foundation to be able to present this very special opportunity for Southern Californian coaches,” said Steve Hoffman, Cal South Technical Director. “Chelsea’s reputation as one of the top clubs in international soccer is remarkable, and they will bring great expertise to this clinic that should prove invaluable to any attending coach.” 

The clinic is being held while Chelsea FC’s first team will be in the Los Angeles area taking part in pre-season training in advance of a three-city American playing tour (with matches in Las Vegas, Charlotte, and Orlando) before the 2022-2023 Premier League season begins this August.

WHAT: Chelsea FC Community Coaches Clinic
WHEN: Friday, July 8, 2022 – 5:45–8:45 p.m.
WHO: Chelsea FC Academy Staff Coaches [see bios below]

Clinic Schedule (subject to change): The clinic will be divided into two groups during each session: one group for coaches of boys’ teams and one group for coaches of girls’ teams.

  • 5:45–7:00 p.m.: Classroom workshop session
  • 7:15–8:45 p.m.: Practical delivery session