Strength & Conditioning

Santa Barbara SC is excited to announce the founding of our first Strength and Conditioning program. The program’s mission is to enhance the physical capabilities of our players in order to compete at the highest levels of competitive youth soccer. The game of soccer is a physically demanding game that requires intense fitness and strength to succeed. The Strength and Conditioning program will allow our athletes to strengthen supporting muscles, increase mobility, correct posture, stabilize joints, learn new movement patterns, enhance coordination and enhance peripheral skills.

Tovi

Tovi Eliason

Originally from Pleasanton, CA
Boys MLS Next Strength and Conditioning Coach
Westmont College Men’s Soccer Coach 9+ years
USC (NSCAA) Advanced National Diploma
USC (NSCAA) Goalkeeper Diploma

 


Andra Wilson

Originally from Malvern, PA
Santa Barbara SC Girls CCA Strength and Conditioning Coach
B.S. Health and Physical Education and Sports Medicine West Chester University
Physical Education Instructor/Department Chair, Laguna Blanca School – 16 years
Certified XPT Coach
Previous Health and Physical Education Teacher, Tohickon Middle School
Previous Head Athletic Trainer Cabrini College


Ivan Becerra

Originally from San Fernando, CA
USSF C License
College, University of California, Santa Barbara
Club Coach, Central Coast Academy
Previous High School Coach, Bishop San Diego
Previous MLS Professional Player: Columbus Crew

Ages: 2007 & Older Age Group Boys & Girls Teams

Level: Offered to ALL competitive club level players of Santa Barbara SC & Central Coast Academy teams.

Location(s): Girsh Park Turf & Dunn School

Tuesdays
2005 & Older Boys Teams from 6:30-7:15pm

2007 Boys Teams from 7:30-8:15pm

2006 Boys Teams from 8:15-9:00pm

Note: All sessions at Girsh Park Turf

Thursdays
2007 & 2008 Girls Teams (Santa Barbara based CCA players) from 6:45-8:30pm at Girsh Park Turf

2006 & Older Girls Teams (Santa Barbara based CCA players) from 7:30-9:00pm at Girsh Park Turf

2007 & Older Girls Teams (Northern based CCA players) from 6:00-7:30pm at Dunn School

What are the goals of the Strength and Conditioning Program?

  • To allow our athletes to strengthen supporting muscles, even out muscle imbalances, increase mobility, correct posture, stabilize joints, learn new movement patterns, enhance coordination and peripheral skills, and so much more.
  • Encourage our players to engage a healthy and successful lifestyle.

Director of Coaching, Greg Wilson sbscdoc@gmail.com