Coaches’ Clinic

The coaching staff of the Ohio Northern University Men’s Soccer program is proud to host the 2018 Polar Bear Soccer Coaches’ Clinic Presented by Ohio Northern University.

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2018 Clinic:  Saturday, April 7, 2018 starting at 10:00am

FEATURED CLINICIAN:  Dennis Currier, The University of Dayton

Dennis Currier has been a head coach at the college level for 25 seasons with the last 13 as the Head Coach of Men’s Soccer at the University of Dayton.    Coach Currier’s teams have won over 300 games and 6 trips to the National Tournament.   At Dayton, Coach Currier has won three Atlantic 10 titles.

The Clinic includes up close and personal interaction with top collegiate coaches in the region.

The clinic will allow coaches to get up close and personal with the college coaches and players.  It is a fun and informative learning environment so that all coaches can take a few things away to use with their teams.

Fees for the clinic are $95.  Discounts are available for more than 1 coach from the same high school or club team.  To get more information on signing up or if you have any questions, please email

We Look Forward to hosting you and your staff!

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Event Details

This year’s tentative schedule is as follows:

9:40-10:00am – Registration/Check-In – ONU Sports Center (Coffee and Bagels Provided)
10:00am-10:50am – Field Session – Chris Matejka / Cayleb Paulino, Ohio Northern University
11:00am-12:15pm – Field Session / Featured Clinician – Dennis Currier, Head Coach Men’s Soccer, University of Dayton
12:15-1:15pm – Lunch break
1:15-2:45pm – Field/Classroom Session with Brent Ridenour and the coaching staff of Ohio Northern University

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 Past Clinicians have included:

John Bluem, Ohio State University Men’s Head Coach
Pat Ferguson, Wright State University Women’s Head Coach
Vernon Croft, Akron University Women’s Head Coach
Mark Batman, Ohio Northern University Women’s Head Coach – 2011 Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year
Dr. Jay Martin, Ohio Wesleyan University Men’s Head Coach– 2011 National Coach of the Year
Brent Ridenour, Ohio Northern University Men’s Head Coach – 2011 and 2012 Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year and Ohio Athletic Conference Coach of the Year
Dave Knapp, Ohio Northern University Goalkeeper Trainer
Kris Bertsch, Xavier University Men’s Associate Head Coach



Can’t Make it to a Camp or Clinic?

Want More Ways to Teach the ONU Way?

The Coaching Staff of Polar Bear Soccer Camps and Ohio Northern University has paired up with Championship Productions to bring you 4 different themed training sessions on DVD or digital download.

These videos contain exercises used every day at the collegiate level and have been recorded, with audio commentary, so that you can implement them in your next practice!

Coaching DVDs

The topics of the DVD’s include:

Building to Win: Attacking Out of the Back
Creating to Win: Attacking in the Final Third
Connecting to Win: Putting It All Together
Working to Win: Fitness with the Ball
Click on each of the above titles to learn more about each topic or click here to see the entire series!