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The NSCAA has developed a pool of resources that bring top-flight coaching education experiences online. These either are original programs developed by NSCAA or are available through partnerships with such organizations as the National Federation of High School Associations, League Managers Association and Positive Coaching Alliance.

Resource Library

The Online Resource Library is your source for easy-to-find training sessions and coaching advice articles to help you develop your training sessions based on any topic you choose. Browse the full selection of articles, search by topic or select a resource from the categorized menu of options on the right hand side of the library. A wide range of topics from group defending and small sided games to attacking and finishing are available. Start your search now at www.nscaa.com/education/library.

Special Topics Webinars

NSCAA now offers Special Topics Diploma Webinars!  Organized in a series of five 45-minute sessions, a participant can earn an NSCAA diplomaa collector's edition full-color manual (EXAMPLE MANUAL) and six (6) month introductory NSCAA membership (if you haven't been a member previously). The webinar series brings together some of the top international, collegiate and youth coaches in the world and offers these outstanding presentations in the most convenient and time saving delivery method. [+] Register here

NSCAA Videos and Presentations

Online Course for High School Coaches

The NSCAA and the National Federation of High School Associations have teamed up to create an online course titled the Fundamentals of Coaching Soccer. This introductory course is perfect for high school and youth coaches who want to establish a solid foundation for their coaching knowledge. The interactive course features an engaging interface that incorporates audio, video and text to teach essential soccer coaching techniques and methods. 

To learn more or to enroll in the course, go to NFHSlearn.com.

League Managers Association School of Football Management

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has partnered with the LMA – The League Managers Association in England –  to provide access to two world recognized e-learning courses at discounted prices for NSCAA members. [+View More]

Positive Coaching Alliance

NSCAA and Positive Coaching Alliance have partnered to bring NSCAA members and NSCAA Member Clubs a discount on PCA Online Courses. Login to your MyNSCAA account and click My Benefits to view the discount codes. [+View More]

Soccer Diet

Professor Jay Williams has combined with Robin Russell of Sports Path to develop this simple interactive online learning course and ongoing community. Jay Williams is a Professor of Exercise Science in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise at Virginia Tech and is the author of ‘The Science behind Soccer Nutrition.’ He also has a long history of working with athletes ranging from kindergarten soccer players to Olympic tracks and field athletes. [+View More]

Ohio University Master's Program

In January 2013, The Patton College of Education at Ohio University and the NSCAA announced a new master’s track in Recreation and Sport Sciences with a concentration in Soccer Coaching. The curriculum is the first of its kind in the United States, and the program faculty is currently accepting applications for cohort 3 and cohort 4. [+] View more here

Sports Safety

Athlete safety and injury prevention are two very important aspects of your role as a coach, so the NSCAA has partnered with the National Center for Sports Safety. [+] Learn more here

The Future Game

The Future Game Vision for Players is to produce technically excellent and innovative players with exceptional decision-making skills. For Coaches The Future Game Vision is to train, develop and support more innovative coaches who are excellent teachers of the game. [+] Find out more here