NSCAA Advanced Director of Coaching Certificate

Program starts June 6 at the University of Delaware, Newark, Del.

The centerpiece of this program is a one-week residential institute at the University of Delaware, Newark, Del. Remaining modules take place online, and at the 2016 NSCAA Convention.

Program price includes one-week resident institute at the University of Delaware (including room and board), all online and in-person instruction, and complimentary registration for the 2016 NSCAA Convention. Details

Evidence-based management principles and player development

The Advanced Director of Coaching Certificate provides soccer club leaders and those responsible for the development of players with a practical program oriented toward developing proficiency in the technical, theoretical,conceptual, managerial and ethical aspects of soccer club management and soccer player development.

  • Analyze your soccer club's operations to become a more professionally managed club
  • Embrace evidence-based management principles to better manage staff and communicate with constituents
  • Discover the latest trends in player development theory and sport sciences that will enable players to achieve their full potential

Program format

This intensive professional development program consists of lectures, projects, guest speakers, participant presentations, group work, field trips, online instruction and project planning.

  • Module 1: June 6-12, 2015
    (One-week residency ath the University of Delaware)
  • Module 2: Aug. 31-Dec. 4, 2015
    (Online presentations, each month)
  • Module 3: January 2016
    (Workshops at the 2016 NSCAA Convention, Baltimore)

Who should participate?

This program is designed for directors of clubs or state associations, soccer club leaders, and those responsible for player development within their club or state. Admission to this program is by application.Click here for details on how to apply.