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Improving Soccer. One Coach at a Time.

The NSCAA offers a comprehensive yet focused curriculum inclusive of all coaches at all levels of the game.

Our staff coaches approach all participants in NSCAA Coaching Education programs as colleagues with whom we share the coaching journey. Collegiality and mutual, lifelong learning underpin all we do in our coaching education. Our mission is to help our fellow coaches grow and develop in a positive and professional manner in each and every course we teach.

NSCAA Coaching Academy offerings are geared toward enhancing the development of the broadest cross-section possible of our membership. You may enroll in a course geared to the level of player you coach. We celebrate the immense knowledge current and former players bring to the craft of coaching, we embrace coaches new to the game and we honor the wisdom of veteran coaches.


As a professional trainer myself in another discipline, I really appreciated all the trainers at the Level I, II, III courses I recently completed.  They were first rate in their knowledge, presentation, sense of humor, and pace of instruction.  I started learning new ways of coaching the first hour and that continued through the last hour of the last day. Thank you.

Goalkeeping Level III

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Jay Martin

Jay Martin
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Head Men's Coach, Ohio Wesleyan University

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