The NSCAA will offer the High School Diploma in the St Louis area over the weekend of November 16, 2012 through November 18, 2012. This course is meaningful and impactful to all who have attended. Rob Herringer will be directing the course with support from other great coaches from around the country. Please have your coaches and coaching staffs sing up early.
High School Coaches Diploma
Course Details – The High School Coaches Diploma is a 21-hour course dealing with managerial issues and practice and game strategies specific to coaches of boys and girls high school teams. The course is designed to address the many issues and responsibilities unique to high school coaches in this country. The course curriculum examines the distinctive role high school coaches play in the personal development of young players. Some of the issues the course will deal with are: Developing a coaching philosophy, Team management (Pre-season training, team building, game day preparation issues, out of season play, ODP and club relationships, team rules, choosing team captains, parental issues etc.), Methods of coaching high school players, Risk management for high school coaches, College recruiting issues and helping high school players move to the next level, Match analysis, Practical field sessions It is recommended that coaches attending the course should have an NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma, but there is no testing. The recommended length of the course is Friday evening through Sunday afternoon, although the structure of the course is flexible. It is recommended that persons wishing to host a High School Coaches Diploma organize it in conjunction with a high school game or a club game featuring high school-age players. There is no testing in the High School Diploma.
What to Bring
Although it is not required, you may be asked to participate in order to illustrate the instructors’ sessions, so wear comfortable clothes and bring extra gear if necessary. We recommend you bring a water bottle, pen or pencil, notebook, fully inflated ball and cleats (or running shoes or indoor soccer shoes if you have an indoor location).
Schedule for High School Coaches Diploma
09/28/2012 09/30/2012 High School Coaches Diploma Navarre FL
10/12/2012 10/14/2012 High School Coaches Diploma San Jose CA
11/16/2012 11/18/2012 High School Coaches Diploma St. Louis MO