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
Girls Private-Parochial – Ben Timson, Springfield Catholic High School (Mo.)
Timson’s team posted a 23-4 record on the way to its second consecutive Missouri Class 1 state championship. In the past two seasons the team has a combined record of 44-9-1 and has reached the state semifinals each of the past three years.
This video is following the team’s first State Title in 2010 over Trinity
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Missouri State women’s soccer players Tara Bailes, Jordan Reppell and Jessica Teahan were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-Central Region teams. Reppell was named to the first team, Teahan to the second team and Bailes earned honorable mention accolades.
Reppell, a senior, holds a 3.61 grade point average in entertainment management. She was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete first team for the second-straight season and earned CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District VII second team honors. She was decorated as the 2010 MVC Defensive Player of the Year and earned All-MVC first team, becoming only the fourth MSU player to earn all-conference accolades every year of a four-year career. Reppell also was named to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-Great Lakes Region first team in 2010. She was touted as MVC Defensive Player of the Week on October 4 following her first career goal, the game-winner, in 1-0 shutout win over SIU Edwardsville. She also assisted on the game-winning goal in overtime against Creighton on October 22.
As a junior, Teahan has a 3.81 GPA in social work. She was also selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District VII second team and was named to the 2010 All-MVC first team. She earned 2010 MVC All-Tournament honors following a career-high 11 save performance propelled the Bears to the MVC Tournament Championship match for the first time since 2001. She recorded her 12th career shutout on October 28 against Evansville, the third-best total in team history and has started every match in net for Missouri State the last two seasons.
Bailes, also a junior, holds a 3.97 GPA in finance and business. She scored two goals for the Bears in 2010, including the game-winning goal against Oklahoma. She also assisted on Grace Cross’ game-winning goal with six seconds remaining to give the Bears a 1-0 victory over Indiana State. Bailes started all 19 matches for MSU in 2010.
Registration is being accepted for the upcoming Junior Level VI Diploma (U-11 – U-18) course being offered at Drury University the weekend of March 18-20. A three-day class, it’s a great opportunity to advance your craft and expand your network. Any non-NSCAA member who takes a non-residential course will receive a complimentary NSCAA membership. This applies to NEW members only.
I sat down with Coach Ryan Swan, Drury University Men’s Coach to talk about the class and his new role as the Technical Coordinator in the state of Missouri for the NSCAA. He’s working to bring resources to all parts of the state.[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I43eTWQreIU]
Junior Level VI Diploma (U-11 – U-18)
Formerly known as the Advanced Regional Diploma, the Junior Level VI Diploma is a 21-hour course that shares a portion of its curriculum with the Junior Level V Diploma. The Junior Level VI Diploma adds an eight-hour segment to the 13-hour Junior Level V Diploma curriculum, devoted to technical and tactical uses of small-sided games, the study of systems of play and a practice teaching component.
Participants are given an opportunity to conduct a training session on an assigned topic and are assessed by the course instructor. All candidates must be at least 16 years of age at the time of application. If a candidate is under 18 years of age, an adult must accompany him or her for the duration of the course.
Course: Junior Level VI
City: Springfield, MO
Start Date: 03/18/2011
End Date: 03/20/2011
Contact Person: Ryan Swan
Telephone No.: 417-873-7830
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Register by completing the application which can be downloaded here: NSCAA Junior
Level VI Diploma Registration Form
Ryan noted that the NSCAA plan on offering additional courses throughout the year. If there are any particular courses that you would be interested in hosting or attending, please let him know.
The curriculum outlines how technical and tactical concepts can be applied in the development of players. The focus is placed on the basic methods of coaching, teaching proper technique, the theory and application of offensive and defensive tactics and understanding team management. There is no testing in the Regional Diploma. All candidates must be at least 16 years of age at the time of application. If a candidate is under 18 years of age, an adult must accompany him or her for the duration of the course.