Youth Coaches and Clubs
Welcome to the NSCAA Youth Coaches and Clubs page. Here, you will find resources and information on NSCAA member benefits specifically geared towards the youth coach and club. With these resources, youth coaches can build a stronger program for their school and give their athletes the best possible experience. NSCAA offers many ways for coaches to achieve these goals through high school-specific education, individual and team recognition and more. Check out these resources below and see how you can stay ahead of the game as an NSCAA member.
In addition to the standard individual membership, NSCAA offers a membership program for clubs. Youth soccer clubs are now invited to join the NSCAA Member Club Program, an opportunity for clubs to partner with NSCAA and offer discounts and education to all of their coaches.
Member Club Program
Provide your coaches with the education and resources they need to be prepared for the challenges they will face on the field. Give every coach in your club a membership in the NSCAA, by joining as a Member Club today.
Club Standards Project
NSCAA has launched an evaluative process focusing on youth soccer organizations that is designed to raise the standards and expectations for coach and player development.
Player and Coach Awards
The NSCAA administers an outstanding awards and recognition program which includes Coach of the Year and long-term service awards designed to recognize excellence in youth soccer.
Youth Coach Education & Benefits
The youth coach can find an array of benefits to advance his or her career, such as youth-specific coaching courses, the Online Resource Library, networking opportunities with colleagues and more.
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Youth Representatives to the NSCAA Board of Directors
Girls Youth Representative
Eric Teepe was elected to the Girls Youth Representative position at the 2011 NSCAA Convention in Baltimore. An NSCAA member since 1998, he resides in Northport, N.Y. He is the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association's South U-14 girls coach and the U-15 girls Region I ODP head coach. He also coaches for Northport Soccer Club and formerly was the women's coach at Iona College, where he was the MAAC conference college representative.
Boys Youth Representative
Kevin Denson, Boys Youth Representative
Kevin Denson of Virginia Beach, Va., was elected as Boys Youth Representative to the NSCAA Board of Directors in January 2010. A 26-year NSCAA member, Denson currently is a U-17 boys travel coach after spending 22 years as the boys head coach at Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach, Va., where his teams won 300 games. He also had six players named NSCAA All-America.
The 1997 NSCAA Boys High School Division I National Coach of the Year, Denson served as national chair of the Boys Spring High School Rankings committee for 10 years. He also was the NSCAA Virginia state High School Boys Coach of the Year and All-America chairs for 15 years.