Performance Training Clinic


The Herndon Performance Training clinic offers youth soccer players supplemental training to push their athletic potential, correlating to improved confidence and performance on the soccer field. Led by HYS Coach Andres Miloc, the sessions are performed through a circuit-training method and adapted according to the age of each group and developmental stage. Players are trained to develop and improve in the following physical capacities:  

  • Balance
  • Strength
  • Coordination
  • Quickness
  • Speed
  • Agility
  • Cardiorespiratory Endurance
  • Flexibility  

The program includes 8 training sessions, 1-hour in duration, with each session consisting of three phases:  

Phase 1: Warm-Up 

  • Body activation, multidirectional runs and movements, dynamic stretching, core/stabilization exercises, cognitive game  

Phase 2: Circuit Training

  • Body weight (i.e. squats, push-ups, mountain climbers, lunges), sports performance (i.e. ladders, hurdles, rings, cones, ball drills), functional movement (i.e. tubes, ropes, TRX, medicine ball)

Phase 3: Cool Down

  • Recovery runs, flexibility and static stretching.

About Herndon Youth Soccer Coach Andres Miloc  
Coach Andres holds a bachelor’s degree in Sports Science from the U.D.C.A (Universidad  de Ciencias Aplicadas y Ambientales), an accredited university in his home town of Bogota, Colombia. He is a Certificated Youth Exercise Specialist from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Coach Andres is currently pursuing his USSF C license and holds several diplomas and certificates from both Colombia and the U.S., including: the USSF Grassroots Diplomas in 7v7, 9v9 and 11v11, and the U.S. Soccer Coaches Certificates and Diplomas in Foundations of Coaching, Professional Development Advanced Youth Coach, Advanced Technical Training  Passing Patterns and Functional Training, and 11v11 Formations and Systems of Play.