Attending Coaches

Learn. Participate. Belong.

Whether it’s learning the basics of coaching goalkeepers or a high-level discussion of systems of play, every coach who attends will find something new to add to their soccer repertoire. And the coaching instruction is just the beginning – the five-day program is filled with a myriad of opportunities to mix and mingle with some of the most prominent names on the soccer landscape.

Youth Coaches

Learn in both classroom and on-field settings with the Youth Level II, Goalkeeping Level I Diplomas and 20+ youth coach specific sessions from top US and international clinicians.
Participate in networking opportunities with coaching colleagues and join the discussions on hot topics in youth sports such as:

  • Concussion Education with Taylor Twellman and Dr. Robert Cantu
  • On-Field Injury Management: “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You” with Dr. Dev Mishra

Belong to the largest soccer coaches’ organization in the world, recognize your peers and network at the Youth Coaches' Social

High School Coaches

Learn by attending select field and lecture sessions to earn a High School Coaches' Professional Certificate including:

  • Phase Play Training: Teaching Attacking with Five in the Midfield
  • Creating High Performance:  From USMNT Through the Soccer Pyramid
  • The Concussion Problem
  • Match Analysis and Scouting Coaches:  A Practical Method to Evaluate Your Team During a Match

Participate in panel discussions from leaders in soccer including:

  • High School Coaches Hot Topic Panel 
  • Social Media for High School Coaches

Belong and join your peers to grow your coaching knowledge and network at the High School Coaches’ Social.

College Coaches

Learn at advanced technical and tactical education sessions from top MLS and International Clinicians.
Participate in divisional and organizational meetings with your coaching colleagues and make sure to see who gets drafted at the MLS SuperDraft.
Belong to your community, recognize your peers and see old friends at the College Coaches' Social.

Diplomas, College Credits and CEU's

The NSCAA has made special arrangements for coaches to earn an NSCAA Diploma, college credit and USSF CEUs for their active participation. Details about each of these opportunities are below.
NSCAA Youth Level II and Goalkeeping Level I Diplomas
The NSCAA offers Convention participants the opportunity to earn an NSCAA Youth Level II Diploma and a Goalkeeping Level I Diploma by attending a designated series of session on-site. Details about the 2012 Convention series will be announced soon.
College Credit
As a registrant at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) convention, you are eligible to apply for University credit through the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

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