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Soccer Journal

Published seven times a year, Soccer Journal is the Official Publication of NSCAA and is one of the few publications in the world produced exclusively for soccer coaches. Soccer Journal is available only for NSCAA members. Each issue contains technical and tactical articles, news and updates on important events, thoughts from opinion leaders in the sport and features on the interesting people and issues of the game. Learn more about the NSCAA Soccer Journal. Visit http://nscaa.com/education/resources/soccer-journal for more information.

Soccer Journal is now available online! View the digital Soccer Journal.

Sample Article: Let the principles be your guide: Creating practices based on the principle of play


The NSCAA has partnered with two leading agencies to provide its members with two types of insurance.  First, every NSCAA member automatically received $1 million in general liability insurance.  Second, NSCAA members receive access to Health Insurance plans for major medical, limited medical, dental and vision for members not in traditional group plans who are finding it difficult to access quality and affordable coverage as individuals.[+] Find Out More

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America, AON and Manchester United are partnering to offer soccer coaches and clubs with insurance programs designed specifically to meet your camp, clinic and tournament needs. [+] Find Out More

Online Resource Library

The Resource Library is the latest enhancement provided as part of the continued efforts of the NSCAA to increase the value of membership and become the online resource of choice for soccer coaches. Whether you’re looking for theory-based articles or training plans and exercises, the Resource Library is your place to start.  NSCAA is dedicated to helping its members succeed; the Resource Library is just one more valuable information-sharing service NSCAA offers. Go to the Resource Library now at www.nscaa.com/education/library.

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Coaching Academies

The benchmark of soccer coaching education is the NSCAA Coaching Academy program. Comprised of a variety of diploma courses, special clinics and symposiums, the Academy program offers something for coaches at every level of the game, from the parent coach to the experienced college coach. NSCAA members always receive a discount on Coacing Academy Residential Courses. Visit www.nscaa.com/education for more.


The NSCAA Convention is "The World's Largest Annual Gathering of Soccer Coaches." Held each January, it includes clinics and lectures by some of the greatest minds in soccer and offers something for coaches at every level of the game. The Convention also is the site of the nation's largest soccer-specific trade show, as well as meal, social and awards functions for soccer's constituent groups. Members receive a significant discount on Convention registration. Visit www.nscaa.com/convention for more.

Awards and Rankings

The NSCAA administers outstanding awards and recognition programs which include Coach of the Year, All-America, long-term service and special recognition awards, designed to recognize excellence in soccer, academics and service to the game. Regional and national rankings also are conducted for high school and college programs. In all, nearly 10,000 individual awards are presented by the NSCAA each year, and are available only to NSCAA member coaches and their players.  Visit www.nscaa.com/awards for more.

Partner Programs

Partner Offer for NSCAA Members

Academy Soccer Coach - Members can receive Academy Soccer Coach Session Template™ Coaching Software at a reduced rate of only $23.00 per year. Login to myNSCAA for more information.

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NSCAA members are entitled to redeem an amazing FREE benefit courtesy of CoachFX. FREE use of CoachFX 3D Drill Designer. (Usually costs $120.00 per year!). FREE access to the NSCAA Coaching Channel (Usually costs $24.00 per year!). Members can contact NSCAA at info@nscaa.com to find out how to get access.

CoachList, a leading private coaching online lead acquisition and search company, is proud to provide NSCAA member’s opportunities to earn extra income through private coaching, camps and clinics. NSCAA members should use the promo code NSCAA when registering to receive a 25% discount off of an individual CL subscription. www.coachlist.com

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Coaching Books - NSCAA members receive discounts on coaching education books produced and endorsed by NSCAA through our partner Meyer & Meyer Sports. See more athttp://nscaa.com/education/resources/books.


Coaching DVDs - NSCAA Members receive a 10% Discount on a wide range of Coaching DVDs produced in conjunction with Soccer Learning Systems. Listing of NSCAA DVDs.

 Awards Rings – Jostens is the exclusive provider of rings for the NSCAA Awards Program. Personalized rings are available for most NSCAA coach and player award categories
NSCAA store

Licensed Apparel - A full line of distinctive coaching gear sets you apart as a member of the NSCAA through our licensed apparel. NSCAA has designated Eurosport as its Official Electronic and Direct Mail Retailer. That means NSCAA members can purchase adidas products through Eurosport. Visit NSCAAstore.com.


The LMA School of Football Management provides two e-learning courses which are recognized by many National Associations and UEFA as an option to retain coaching qualifications. These courses are offered at an ongoing discount of 20% for NSCAA members. Find out more at www.nscaa.com/education/online/lma-courses.

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NSCAA Convention Video Sessions – Purchase online individual and/or full sets of the educational sessions from past NSCAA Conventions. Visit www.prolibraries.com/nscaa

Performance Soccer Conditioning – The latest ideas in strength and conditioning trends and activities for the sport of soccer. NSCAA members receive a discount on subscriptions to Performance Soccer Conditioning. 

Positive Coaching Alliance - NSCAA and Positive Coaching Alliance have partnered to bring NSCAA members and NSCAA Member Clubs a discount on PCA Online Courses. Find out more at http://www.nscaa.com/education/positive-coaching-alliance.

Skillzys - Developed in partnership with the NSCAA, Skillzys® is proud to announce the launch of the new NSCAA Skillzys® line. Geared towards coaches at the younger age groups, the NSCAA Skillzys® line allows coaches to recognize the display of positive attributes and character traits, both on the training field as well as in competitive league or tournament games. NSCAA members will receive a 25% discount on this entire line of products. Visitwww.skillzys.com for more information.

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United Soccer Leagues – Your NSCAA membership card entitles you to one free admission to any regular-season game of the USL professional leagues. Individual franchises reserve the right to limit admissions.