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Beginner (U6 - U10)

The courses listed below are what the NSCAA recommends for coaches of U6 - U10 players. Click on the course to see an upcoming schedule and further details.

Course Description Time Commitment Testing
Level 1

This Diploma is designed to help coaches implement developmentally appropriate training games to improve skill levels in a fun and safe environment. The Diploma has three parts, classroom with theory of coaching U6-U8, field work with coaches and field work with U6-U8 players. Coaches not working at this age group would benefit greatly from an appreciation of the developmental abilities and needs of this important age group.

*No pre-requisite

4 hours No
Level 2

This Diploma develops on the ideas in Level 1 and is designed to help coaches implement developmentally appropriate training games to improve skill levels in a fun, safe and challenging environment. The Diploma has three parts, classroom with theory of coaching U8-U10, field work with coaches and field work with U8-U10 players. Coaches not working at this age group would benefit greatly from an appreciation of the developmental abilities and needs of this important age group.

*No pre-requisite

6 hours No
Level 3 This Diploma is a valuable and necessary one for many coaches. The material in this course is designed to assist the coach who has been asked to step up for the first time to coach a team in competition. The course is, in part, conducted in the classroom covering the role of the coach, methodology and player development. The field portions of the course cover a variety of helpful training ideas primarily designed to improve technical ability. The field work also shows coaches a variety of small sided games to use and features a sample session conducted by the instructor. 6 Hours No
Special Topics 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.

6 Hours No

 

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