The World Cup Soccer matches brought about a renewed interest in this sport. Mark Bridgeman, Director of Technical Training for Columbus Express Soccer, will provide an introduction to the tactics and techniques of soccer. The basic rules of soccer will be covered along with the positions and number of players on the field for each team and other aspects of the game. Bridgeman played soccer at North Carolina State University and with Cincinnati Donauschwaben. He holds a USSF “C” coaching license, and teaches in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Ivy Tech in Columbus.