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National Soccer Coaches Association of America Presents:

Complete Soccer Coaching Curriculum for 3-18 Year Old Players

A comprehensive guide to coaching you players 3-18 year olds.  Includes detailed descriptions of the NSCAA Player Development Curriculum Model, Competency Matrix (what to coach and when) and invaluable coaching tips.  Includes 100 activity plans. 

 Soccer Coaching Curriculum for 6-11 Year Old Players

Activity content includes: Passing and receiving, passing combinations, dribbling and turns, attacking as an individual, attacking transition, defending as an individual, in pairs and groups and Shooting.  Includes 40 activity plans.

2015 Coaching Manual:

Eight Week Training Plans: 2 Practices a Week for 8 weeks that teach skills, and give practice plans!

Printable Drills:

Offers over 20 drills for u6/u8/u10 and u12 age groups. Has significant resources on Skills and Drills in fun, game based drills that provide opportunities for kids to learn and practice new and old skills.


FAQ's Every Coach Should Know

Facts every Coach Should Know! This is a great resource that every coach should read!

Concussions in Sports

The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. This course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion.  Each state's requirements for concussion management are included as part of the course.

Rittman Soccer has made it mandatory that ALL coaches involved in Rittman Youth Soccer take the following course offered by Once you take the course, you MUST submit your certificate to Shawn Vale @ [email protected] prior to your first competition.

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