From NCAA to MLS – A Video & Data Analysis Journey
In conjunction with data analysis company Prozone, CoachTech founder Oliver Gage opens up and offers insights into his journey from Sheffield Wednesday in the English Championship, to the University of Virginia and Houston Dynamo.
Throughout this 45 minute presentation, Oliver discusses how he entered a top NCAA program and built an analysis department from scratch. From discussing video and data with coaching staff and educating them on incorporating modern analysis techniques into their coaching practices, viewers will see exactly how video and data analysis played a part in Virginia Men’s Soccer winning the 2014 National Championship.
After a brief introduction into his professional career to date, Oliver describes the 4 stages of his time at the University of Virginia –
- Joining the staff and reviewing the current culture, habits and processes in place.
- Educating coaches on video and data analysis concepts and how they can be implemented.
- Using 5 games in the spring season to test and refine the playing philosophy and match analysis techniques.
- The 2014 competitive season culminating in winning the National Championship.
Who is this webinar for?
Any coach or performance analyst who wants to gain insights into how a well defined video or data analysis process can aid team and player development. The lessons to take away from this presentation can be applied at the youth, young adult or adult levels of the game.