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Soccer Journal

Published seven times a year, Soccer Journal is the Official Publication of NSCAA and is one of the few publications in the world produced exclusively for soccer coaches. Soccer Journal is available only for NSCAA members. Each issue contains technical and tactical articles, news and updates on important events, thoughts from opinion leaders in the sport and features on the interesting people and issues of the game. Learn more about the NSCAA Soccer Journal. Visit http://nscaa.com/education/resources/soccer-journal for more.

Soccer Journal is now available online! View the digital Soccer Journal.


The NSCAA has partnered with leading agencies to provide its members with two types of insurance.

First, Members in the United States automatically receive $1 million in general liability insurance, providing coverage for most soccer-related activities through Aon Risk Solutions. For more information, contact senior account executive Scott Gray at scott.b.gray@aon.com or Lora Schalk at lora.schalk@aon.com. Both can be reached by phone at 816-698-4600.

Second, NSCAA members receive access to Health Insurance plans for major medical, limited medical, dental and vision for members not in traditional group plans who are finding it difficult to access quality and affordable coverage as individuals. Visit www.nscaa.com/insurance for more information.

The NSCAA and AON are partnering to offer soccer coaches and clubs with insurance programs designed specifically to meet your camp, clinic and tournament needs. Soccer Camp and Clinic Insurance has been specifically designed for U.S.-based youth soccer camps (those attended by campers age 19 or under) or clinics that are held at premises that are not owned or maintained by the camp operator.  ind out more and buy your coverage online now!

Online Resource Library

The Resource Library is the latest enhancement provided as part of the continued efforts of the NSCAA to increase the value of membership and become the online resource of choice for soccer coaches. Whether you’re looking for theory-based articles or training plans and exercises, the Resource Library is your place to start.  NSCAA is dedicated to helping its members succeed; the Resource Library is just one more valuable information-sharing service NSCAA offers. Go to the Resource Library now at www.nscaa.com/education/library.

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Awards and Rankings

The NSCAA administers an outstanding awards and recognition programs which includes Coach of the Year, All-America, long-term service and special recognition awards, designed to recognize excellence in soccer, academics and service to the game. Regional and national rankings also are conducted for high school and college programs. Visit www.nscaa.com/awards for more.

Award Name Who Can Win Open Date Close Date Vote
All-America High School Players Closed TBD Login
Scholar All-America High School Players Closed TBD Login
Coach of the Year High School Coaches Closed TBD Login
Assistant Coach of the Year High School Coaches Closed TBD Login
Robert W. Robinson Award One Member Each Year Closed TBD PDF
Senior Excellence Award High School Seniors Varies Varies PDF
Player of the Week Any High School Player Varies Varies Coming Soon
Team Academic Award High School Teams Open 11/1/12 PDF

Coaching Academies

The benchmark of soccer coaching education is the NSCAA Coaching Academy program. Comprised of a variety of diploma courses, special clinics and symposiums, the Academy program offers something for coaches at every level of the game, from the parent coach to the experienced college coach. NSCAA members always receive a discount on Coacing Academy Residential Courses.

Click here, for a list of all NSCAA Coaching Education Courses recommended for High School Coaches.