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Early Bird Deadline Approaching for the National, Advanced National Residentials at Curry College

Posted on May 16, 2016 in Education 0 Comments

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For the fourth consecutive year, Curry College in Milton, Mass., will be hosting two NSCAA advanced courses as summer residential opportunities.

Coaches can choose to take either the National Diploma or the Advanced National Diploma from June 20-26. Those planning to take either course can save $200 by registering before Friday, May 20. Between Monday, May 16 through Wednesday, May 18, coaches will not be able to register online for courses, but can contact the NSCAA National Office to register (816-471-1941).

Here's more about what to expect in mid-June during these two summer residential courses.

About Curry College
Curry College is a private liberal arts-based institution originally founded as the School of Elocution and Expression in 1879. The Curry Colonels is a member of the NCAA Division III and participates in The Commonwealth Coast Conference. The Walter M. Katz Field, where field sessions will take place during the NSCAA courses, is a state-of-the-art turf field used by Curry's football, soccer, and lacrosse programs.

The NSCAA National Diploma - June 20-26

The National Diploma is a 45-hour course designed to help coaches with more advanced players, and explore a variety of teaching models and methodologies. The course includes sessions on the teaching process and psychological skills training. Candidates receive a curriculum that outlines the course content and includes valuable resource material. Testing includes oral, written, and coaching evaluations in a variety of areas including (but not limited to):

  • The impression you make
  • If you made a professional appearance
  • How you approach a session
  • Exhibiting enthusiasm while coaching, as well as taking a positive approach towards the players


It is recommended that candidates have already earned the NSCAA Level 6 Diploma or a USSF "E" license before registering for a National Diploma course.

06/20/2016 06/26/2016 National Diploma Milton DETAIL

The NSCAA Advanced National Diploma - June 20-16

The Advanced National Diploma course is a 45-hour course that emphasizes training those players within a team concept designed to produce a successful environment. The 9v9 model is the main focus. 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 this course requires an NSCAA National Diploma, the US Soccer National "D" or "C" License, a Canadian National "B" License, or a UEFA "Level 2" Certificate.

06/20/2016 06/26/2016 Advanced National Diploma Milton DETAIL

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