Indy Eleven invites soccer coaches involved in all levels of the sport from across the country to attend the club’s first-ever National Coaches Symposium, to be hosted at the Grand Park Events Center in Westfield, Ind., on February 18 & 19, 2023.
As part of the two-day event, attendees will:
- earn a United Soccer Coaches Technical Certificate – “Game-Based Training Methods”
- take part in on and off-field development, networking & evening socials
- classroom teaching sessions held at the Renaissance North Indianapolis Hotel
- gain expertise from Keynote Speakers, including
- Indy Eleven Head Coach Mark Lowry
- Indiana University Men’s Soccer Head Coach Todd Yeagley
- Former MLS Coach (Dallas, Miami, D.C.) John Trask
- watch and analyze professional soccer games throughout the weekend
- Sat., Feb. 18, 3:00 p.m. – National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL): Racing Louisville vs. Chicago Red Stars
- Sun., Feb. 19, 3:00 p.m. – Chicago Fire vs. Indy Eleven
- receive two (2) drink tickets for Saturday Evening’s Social Event at the Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel
- receive two (2) ticket vouchers redeemable for any 2023 Indy Eleven home match at IUPUI Carroll Stadium
Following is the schedule for the two days of programming:
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18
10:00 a.m. – Registration/Check-in at Grand Park Events Center
10:30-11:00 a.m. – Discussion with Indy Eleven First Team (USL Championship) Staff at Grand Park Events Center
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Watch Indy Eleven First Team training session at Grand Park Events Center
12:30-2:15 p.m. – Lunch Break (click here for restaurants in the area)
3:00-4:45 p.m. – NWSL exhibition game: Racing Louisville vs Chicago Red Stars at Grand Park Events Center
6:00-7:00 p.m. – Q&A with Indy Eleven Men’s First Team Head Coach Mark Lowry at Renaissance Indy North Hotel
7:00 p.m. – Evening Social at Renaissance Indy North Hotel (2 drink tickets provided)
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19
Time TBD – Breakfast provided at Renaissance Indy North Hotel
9:30-11:30 a.m. – United Soccer Coaches Technical Certificate at Renaissance Indy North Hotel
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. – Lunch Discussion with Indy Eleven President & CEO Greg Stremlaw at Renaissance Indy North Hotel (lunch to be provided)
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Discussion with Indiana University Men’s Soccer Head Coach Todd Yeagley at Renaissance Indy North Hotel
3:00-4:45 p.m. – Men’s professional exhibition match: Indy Eleven vs Chicago Fire 2 at Grand Park Events Center
National Coaching Symposium attendees can book rooms at a special $129/night rate at the newly renovated Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel.
Why is the Renaissance your ideal home during NCS weekend?
- located just 15 minutes south of Grand Park
- will host Saturday evening’s NCS Social Event (with 2 drink tickets included)
- includes complimentary breakfast on Sunday
- will host Sunday’s three Symposium classroom & discussion sessions
This special rate will be valid from Feb. 17-19; rooms must be booked by Wednesday, Feb 8, in order to receive the discounted rate.
Just click the button below to reserve your room online, or call the Central Reservations office at 1-888-236-2427 and let the reservations agent know you are with the group under Indy Eleven’s National Coaches Symposium at the time of booking.
Additional updates surrounding the symposium will be made available regularly over the winter leading up to February’s event.
Coaches can now secure their spots at the National Coaches Symposium by completing the form below.
If you have questions regarding the NCS weekend, please email NCS@indyeleven.com.