Coaching Courses

Coaching Course Information

Long Island Junior Soccer League

 

"A" Course

- 18 hrs

Long Island Junior "A" License

Long Island Junior Soccer League "A" Course is aimed at coaches who will be instructing young adults 16 to 19 years of age.

Hours

Name

Number of Coaches

Amount

 No. of Nights

Certificate

18

"A"

20 

$1,800.00

  LIJSL "A"
NSCAA ADVANCED REGIONAL

 

   

        

    

 "B" Course

- 15 hrs

Long Island Junior "B" License

Long Island Junior Soccer League "B" Course is aimed at coaches who will be instructing children 13 and older.

Hours

Name

Number of Coaches

Amount

 No. of Nights

Certificate

15

"B"

20 

$1,700.00

      5      

  LIJSL "B"
      NSCAA" REGIONAL"

           

"C" Course

- 12 hrs

Long Island Junior "C"  License

Long Island Junior Soccer League "C" Course course is aimed at coaches who will be instructing children 10-13 years of age.

Hours

Name

Number of Coaches

Amount

 No. of Nights

Certificate

12

"C"

20 

$1,600.00

4   

LIJSL "C"
NSCAA "STATE"

 

   

   

        

    

"D" Course

-   4 hrs

"D"  License Intramural Coaches)

Long Island Junior Soccer League "D" Course is aimed at parents and coaches who will be instructing children 4 - 10 years of age .                         

Hours

Name

Number of Coaches

Amount

 No. of Nights

Certificate

4

"D"

No limit

$400.00

1 or 2          

          "D"         

**NEW LIJSL TEAM MANAGERS CERTIFICATE TO BE INTRODUCED AT THE CONVENTION

NSCAA Coaching Courses

The courses below build upon the foundation laid by the LIJSL A,B,CNational and Advanced National Diploma

$850 for members residing at the course

Premier Diploma

$920 for members residing at the course

National Diploma Course
The National Diploma is a 50-hour course designed to meet the needs of the more experienced coach, particularly those coaching at the high school level and above, or youth coaches with previous certification and a number of years working with the developing player. An NSCAA Advanced Regional Diploma or a USSF "D" license are prerequisite for this course.Advanced National Diploma Course
The Advanced National Diploma is a 50-hour course designed for the experienced coach working with the advanced player. The emphasis is on training those players within a team concept designed to produce a successful environment. The 8 v. 8 model is the main focus.

Candidates receive a curriculum which outlines the course and includes valuable resource material. The curriculum includes team organization and training, advanced methodology, analysis and understanding systems of play, a focus on tactics within thirds of the field, technical position overviews, match analysis and the psychological aspect of coaching. Testing includes oral, written and practical (coaching) evaluations.

Acceptance into the course requires an NSCAA National Diploma, the USSF "B" or an English UEFA "B" license. A minimum of 10 years of coaching experience at an appropriate level also is suggested. Premier Course
The Premier Course is the newest addition to the Residential Academy offerings. The pinnacle of the NSCAA educational program, it is a 50-hour course designed to teach advanced methodology with full-sided soccer (11 v. 11) as its focal point.

Coaches are provided a course curriculum. The course content includes a thorough examination of different systems of play, including: technical and tactical implications; 11 v. 11 topics, including coaching in the game, phase play and shadow play; nutrition; sportsmanship/ethics; and a leadership component including team management, personal development and the coachs role in game development in his/her community.

Eligibility for the Premier Course requires the applicant be an NSCAA member and have the Advanced National Diploma with "Distinguished Pass" status, the USSF "A" or an English UEFA "A" license. Additional factors, such as coaching and playing background, community leadership and contribution to the game, are considered. Applications are screened by the Director of Coaching Education and enrollment is limited for each course.

**NEW IN 2006 MASTER OF COACHING COURSES AGE SPECIFIC ONE YEAR IN DURATION.

USSF/ ENYYSA Courses

Affiliated with FIFA and therefore internationally recognized

"A" License Course Length:  9 days
Development and understanding of team play and specific tactical concepts applied to a game plan, i.e., low pressure defending, counter-attack, pressing, etc.

Ability to construct an appropriate training session and coach within an 11v11 format

Understanding of team-related issues, i.e., player management, match analysis, etc. "B" License Course Length:  9 days
The development of training that provides greater meaning to positional play within the team structure, i.e., functional training

Improved understanding of the roles of players and their responsibilities within the game

Development of collective play within the various lines of play, i.e., back line, midfield line or forward line, as applied to tactics and concepts of play "C" License Course Length:  9 days
The emphasis of the course will continue to be on the development of individual skill taught within individual and small group activities and games (4v4 to 7v7).

The understanding and development of tactics through 4v4 to 9v9 games

The ability to observe mistakes and make appropriate corrections Youth License Course ("Y" License) Length:  5 days
The NYLC consists of 5 days of classroom and field instruction and one day of written and practical field examinations. The instruction for the course is age specific. Each day is devoted to the physical, psychological and social characteristics displayed by children of specific ages, i.e. U-6, U-8, U-10 and U-12.  

"D" License Course Length:  36 hours - with testing -$130 per person

Course is offered by each state association

Prepare coaches to further develop the player's technical abilities and their application within the game

Increase the understanding of the Principles of Play and how they are applied in the game

Expand the coaches understanding of 11 a-side soccer and the importance of developing a team system that is based on the player's abilities

"E" Certificate Course Length:  18 hours - $60 per person

Course is offered by each state association

This course is the first course for coaches who will be coaching 11 a-side soccer and provides general instruction to coaching and organizing your team

Introduction to the methodology of coaching and the four components of coaching soccer, Technique, Tactics, Fitness and Psychology

Field sessions concentrate on developing technique within small-sided games that also present problems for players to solve within the game