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NSCAA and the LMA School of Football Management

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has partnered with the LMA – The League Managers Association in England –  to provide access to two world recognized e-learning courses at discounted prices for NSCAA members.

The LMA School of Football Management provides two e-learning courses which are recognized by many National Associations and UEFA as an option to retain coaching qualifications. These courses are offered at an ongoing discount of 20% for NSCAA members. Since launching the first course in 2010 over 1,000 coaches throughout the world have enrolled in these two courses.

E-learning Courses

Course 1: "Creating a Culture of Excellence"
Focuses on leadership for soccer coaches and includes interactive tasks and 6 hours of video clips with Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger, Fabio Capello, Roy Hodgson, David Moyes and Howard Wilkinson.

  • For Course 1 details click here
  • To read feedback from coaches who have completed Course 1 click here
  • This course currently sells at $235. Click here to buy this course at the NSCAA discount price of $185 -- a savings of $50.

Course 2: "Evaluating Performance" –in conjunction with Prozone Sports the world leaders in Performance Analysis
Focuses on improving how coaches evaluate players and teams. The course highlights good practice in English, French, Dutch and Turkish clubs with over 300 Video Interview clips from 15 respected experts including LMA Managers, Youth Academies Directors and respected Performance Analysts.

  • For background details of the Evaluating Performance Course please view here
  • To read feedback from coaches who have completed Course 2 click here
  • This course currently sells at $313. Click here to buy this course at the NSCAA discounted price of  $250 --a savings of $63.

All courses provide the opportunity to network with other coaches in the in the world’s largest online community of soccer coaches involved in high level soccer, six months access to the course and ongoing access to the Course Graduates section of the website on successful completion of each Course. The courses are independent and it is not necessary to complete Course 1 before enrolling in Course 2. For further details go to this link.


Ralph Polson, Immediate Past President of NSCAA, said:
"The LMA is a world leader in coaching education and we are proud to partner with this highly respected association to offer these courses at a discounted rate as a benefit of membership in the NSCAA. This partnership allows the NSCAA to further fulfill our missions of providing the most comprehensive coaching education program in the United States and being an online resource of choice for coaches."

Howard Wilkinson, Chairman of the LMA, said:
"I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak at the 2010 NSCAA Convention and was most impressed by not only this event but the work of the NSCAA as now the largest soccer coaches’ organization  in the world. In a spirit of collaboration we are delighted to be working with the NSCAA  through the flexible medium of online learning in the important but often overlooked areas of leadership and evaluation"


For further details go to this link

The LMA – The League Managers Association – is the Professional Association and collective voice of the 92 Football Managers in the Barclays Premier League, and the English Football League – Championship, Leagues One and Two.