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Texas Classes 

Current NSCAA courses are listed below. Please go to NSCAA.com or select the Register button beside the course listing to register

02/01/2014

02/01/2014

Level 2 Diploma

Hutto

TX

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02/01/2014

02/01/2014

Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma

Cleburne

TX

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02/01/2014

02/02/2014

Goalkeeping Level 2 Diploma

Cleburne

TX

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02/08/2014

02/09/2014

Level 4 Diploma

Austin

TX

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02/08/2014

02/08/2014

Level 2 Diploma

Grapevine

TX

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02/15/2014

02/16/2014

Level 4 Diploma

Grapevine

TX

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02/16/2014

02/16/2014

Level 2 Diploma

Austin

TX

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02/21/2014

02/23/2014

Level 6 Diploma

San Marcos

TX

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03/28/2014

03/30/2014

Director of Coaching Diploma

Boerne

TX

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06/13/2014

06/22/2014

Advanced National Diploma

Grapevine

TX

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06/13/2014

06/22/2014

National Diploma

Grapevine

TX

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09/07/2014

09/07/2014

Level 2 Diploma

Austin

TX

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GNWSA Coaching Curriculum
 

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NSCAA Youth Level II:
Formerly known as the State Diploma, the Youth Level II Diploma is a five-hour course directed toward the person newly involved in coaching soccer. It is designed to help coaches working with players in the 5- to 10-year age range. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the physiological and psychological differences of coaching children. The course is designed to emphasize that the game itself essentially is the teacher and the focus of the coach at this level clearly is as facilitator. The curriculum focuses on the organization of a practice session, using small-sided games to enhance knowledge and fun, basic understanding of the Laws of the Game and information about the care and prevention of injuries. There is no testing in the Youth Level II Diploma. All candidates must be at least 14 years of age at the time of application.  Candidates under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course.

NSCAA Youth Level III:
Formerly known as the Youth Diploma, the Youth Level III Diploma is designed for the youth coach working with players in age groups U-6 through U-8.  The overall objective of the course is to help coaches create the optimal learning environment for players at this developmental stage.  Emphasis is placed on the basic methods of coaching youth and understanding the physiological and psychological differences between coaching young children and coaching adolescents or adults. The course teaches coaches how to utilize the game of soccer itself as the teacher and encourages the coach to fulfill the role of facilitator of players' growth and development. The curriculum also focuses on the organization of a practice session, teaching proper technique through activities and games appropriate for U-6 and U-8 players, working with parents, helping players develop ball mastery, dribbling and striking the ball skills, and using small-sided games as teaching exercises and vehicles for player development.

The Youth Level III Diploma is a 13-hour course held over two days, featuring both classroom presentations (theory) and on-field instruction (praxis).  The course utilizes demonstrators in the targeted age groups for most field sessions. There is no testing involved in this course, through coaches are afforded an opportunity to be assessed on a practical demonstration and receive feedback from a staff coach.  Each person completing the course is awarded the Youth Level III Diploma.

All candidates must be at least 14 years of age at the time of application.  Candidates under 18 years of age, must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course. No prerequisite for this course is required, though candidates will find previous coursework, such as the NSCAA Youth Level I and Youth Level II Diplomas and/or the USSF "F" and "E" licenses, to be helpful in processing the contents of this course.


NSCAA Youth Level IV:
Formerly known as the Advanced Youth Diploma, the Youth Level IV Diploma is designed for the youth coach working with players in age groups U-9 through U-12.  The overall objective of the course is to help coaches create the optimal learning environment for players at this developmental stage.  Emphasis is placed on the basic methods of coaching youth and understanding the physiological and psychological differences between coaching children and coaching adolescents or adults.  The curriculum focuses on numerous important aspects of coaching the targeted age groups: assisting participants in the development of a coaching philosophy; introducing the progressive teaching method and the coaching in the game teaching method; reviewing the organization of a practice session; teaching essential components of the techniques of dribbling, passing, receiving, tackling, goalkeeping, heading, and shooting/finishing; reviewing important safety issues;  providing instruction in the principles of attack and defense and addressing the application of those principles in on-field tactical coaching; and providing structured discussion time to address contemporary coaching issues such as that of developing a soccer culture.


The Youth Level IV Diploma is a 21-hour course held over two and a half days (customarily beginning early Friday evening and concluding late Sunday afternoon), featuring both classroom presentations (theory) and on-field instruction (praxis). The course utilizes demonstrators in the targeted age groups for most field sessions.  There is no testing involved in this course. Each participant receives an opportunity to conduct a practical field demonstration and receive feedback from a staff coach on that session.  Each person completing the course is awarded the Youth Level IV Diploma.


All candidates must be at least 14 years of age at the time of application.  Candidates under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course.  No prerequisite for this course is required, though candidates will find previous coursework, such as the NSCAA Youth Level I and Youth Level II Diplomas and/or the USSF "F" and "E" licenses, to be helpful in processing the contents of this course.


The Youth Level III Diploma addresses the coaching of U-6 through U-8 players; therefore, completing that course is not a requirement to take the Youth Level IV Diploma. Coaches who have taken the Youth Level III Diploma will find that course and the Youth Level IV Diploma to be mutually complementary.  

NSCAA Junior Level V:

Formerly known as the Regional Diploma, the Junior Level V Diploma is a 13-hour course designed for the coach working players 11 to 18 years of age. An emphasis is placed on learning to work with the developing player within both an individual and team concept. 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 Junior Level V Diploma. All candidates must be at least 16 years of age at the time of application. Candidates under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the course.

 

Coaches Forms & References
Please click on an underlined title for more information. If you are unable to find a form or information that you are looking for, please refer to the NMCSL Website, or the NTSSA Website.

Coaches/Parents Guide
Coach/Volunteer Code of Conduct

NMCSL Game and Misconduct Report
NTSSA Guest Player Form

NTSSA Medical Release Form

NTSSA Player Release Form
Roanoke Sports Field Reservation Form

Tournament Listings

Soccer Field Diagram

 
**Attention GNWSA Coaches**
Coach Registration
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1) Register to Coach: Coach Registration Form
 
2) NTSSA Risk Assessment: As part of the registration, you will be asked to complete a background check. This only needs to be done once every 12 months. If you are a new coach you MUST complete this step prior to receiving team roster or being assigned to a team.
 
Both of these steps MUST be completed in order for you to be assigned to a team.
 
NOTE: If you are a returning coach and experience problems accessing your COACH account, contact Jeanette Crawford at registrar@gwnsa.com for assistance. Please do not create a new account as this creates duplicate records and causes issues when making team assignments.
 

 

Field Conditions 

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