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Next Generation Coach

Next Generation Coach is a one-day program that was held in conjunction with the 2013 NSCAA Convention in Indianapolis. The seminar is designed for the up-and-coming soccer coach and gearted toward high school upperclassmen and college students.. The Next Generation Coach provided attendees with the tools to confidently enter into a career as a soccer coach. Click here to download the event flyer. 


Program Highlights

  • Coaching opportunities at all levels
  • Career planning and direction
  • Organization of a training session
  • Networking with peers and colleagues
  • Advice on the transition from player to coach
  • How to get involved with the profession
  • Misconceptions of the coaching career
  • Roles and responsibilities of a modern coach
  • Why are coaches needed?
  • Why do you want to coach?
  • Panel Q&A 

What You Will Take Home

  • NSCAA Special Topics Diploma
  • NSCAA Introductory Membership
  • Professional coaching resume
  • Network of coaches, inlcuding a LinkedIn and Facebook group to foster relationships
  • Attendee t-shirt
  • Free lunch

Tentative Schedule

Saturday, Jan. 19 Course Duration: 8.5 hours
8 am Registration Opens
9 am - 10:50 am Education Session 1
11 am - Noon Attend Convention Demo Session or Lecture
Noon - 1:15 pm Lunch and Exhibit Hall visit
1:15 pm - 2:10 pm Education Session 2
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Attend Convention Demo Session or Lecture
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Panel Discussion and Q&A