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Early Bird Price Deadline Coming May 6 for Two Residential Courses in San Francisco

Posted on May 2, 2016 in Education 0 Comments

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The NSCAA will be returning to the "City by the Bay" in early June, as San Francisco State University will be the site of two summer residential courses: the National Diploma and the Advanced National Diploma.

Coaches planning to take either course in San Francisco need to register before the price increase deadline of May 6, 2016.

Earlier this spring, the NSCAA announced its schedule of week-long residential courses. Described by participants as "sleepaway camp for soccer coaches," these residential courses allow participants to fully immerse themselves in their coaching education surrounded by like-minded colleagues.

About San Francisco State University
Participants in either the National Diploma or Advanced National Diploma will do so at San Francisco State University, a public comprehensive university that is a part of the 23-campus California State University system. Course field instruction will take place at Cox Stadium, one of the campuses most beautiful multi-functional areas. The stadium is home to the SFSU's men’s and women’s soccer teams, and hosts the university’s annual commencement celebration. Additionally, the stadium is open to the campus and surrounding community for recreational purposes.

The NSCAA National Diploma - June 6-12

The National Diploma is a 45-hour course designed to help coaches with more advanced players, and explore a variety of teaching models and methodologies. The course includes sessions on the teaching process and psychological skills training. Candidates receive a curriculum that outlines the course content and includes valuable resource material. Testing includes oral, written, and coaching evaluations in a variety of areas including (but not limited to):

  • The impression you make
  • If you made a professional appearance
  • How you approach a session
  • Exhibiting enthusiasm while coaching, as well as taking a positive approach towards the players


It is recommended that candidates have already earned the NSCAA Level 6 Diploma or a USSF "E" license before registering for a National Diploma course.

06/06/2016 06/12/2016 National Diploma San Francisco REGISTER DETAIL

The NSCAA Advanced National Diploma - June 6-12

The Advanced National Diploma course is a 45-hour course that emphasizes training those players within a team concept designed to produce a successful environment. The 9v9 model is the main focus. The curriculum includes team organization and training, advanced methodology, analysis and understanding systems of play, a focus on tactics within thirds of the field, technical position overviews, match analysis and the psychological aspect of coaching.

Testing includes oral, written and practical (coaching) evaluations. Acceptance into this course requires an NSCAA National Diploma, the US Soccer National "D" or "C" License, a Canadian National "B" License, or a UEFA "Level 2" Certificate.

06/06/2016 06/12/2016 Advanced National Diploma San Francisco REGISTER DETAIL

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