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NSCAA Special Offer

AGAIN this year, the Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic is excited to announce that it is partnering with the National Soccer Coaches' Association of America (NSCAA) to provide each of our event registrants with a COMPLIMENTARY NSCAA membership (a $85.00 value)*. As the United States' leading soccer coaches' member organization, the NSCAA provides a range of member benefits and continuing education resources to its members.

Your NSCAA membership benefits include: a subscription to the NSCAA Journal (7X a year) which features technical and tactical soccer articles in each issue; professional liability insurance providing $1 million worth of coverage for soccer-related activities; and a significant discount on NSCAA Convention registrations. To review a full listing of NSCAA membership benefits and learn more about the NSCAA, click here.

We believe that good coaches strive to keep learning more about the game they love. With that in mind, we believe that your NSCAA membership will offer you new education opportunities year-round that will continue to grow your knowledge of the game.

*This offer does not apply to registrants who are currently NSCAA members and cannot be used to renew your NSCAA membership.

E License Information

Important Note: All E License Candidates must be pre-registered and paid in full by February 21, 2014. Please call (860)674-1500 with any questions.

The Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic is excited to announce that it is partnering with the Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (CJSA) to provide our event registrants with the opportunity to earn their E License while attending the Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic at Mohegan Sun. The cost of this special offering is $35 and you must sign up IN ADVANCE of the clinic.

The Connecticut Junior Soccer Association will administer the E License program at our Mohegan Sun event. Please see the Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic event schedule page for the E License schedule at Mohegan Sun and please click on the following link to learn more about course requirements:

To earn your E License, registrants MUST sign up in advance as part of the pre-registration process (and have all registration fees paid in advance of clinic) and will be REQUIRED to complete pre-clinic coursework, attend ALL general clinic sessions (including the special E License sessions), and may be required to attend a Post-Event Testing Session for their Practical Field Test.

We would like to thank CJSA for their support and administration of the E License program at the Soccer Champions Coaches' Clinic at Mohegan Sun.

NSCAA Level 5 Coaching Diploma

The Level 5 Diploma is a 12-hour course designed for the coach working players 11 to 18 years of age. The primary focus of the Level 5 Diploma is to assist coaches in their teaching of tactics as applied in small groups. The course discusses the principles of play and the roles of players. Coaches spend time designing a lesson plan. Coaches also see tactics taught in small games and are exposed to a series of different teaching methodologies. There is no testing in the Level 5 Diploma. All candidates must be at least 16 years of age at the time of application. A fee of $40 applies to this license.

NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 Coaching Diploma

The overall objective of the Goalkeeping Level 1 Diploma is to explore some of the myths and mystiques surrounding the goalkeeping function. The six-hour course is directed towards the team coach - not the specialist goalkeeper coach. The object is to empower the coach with knowledge and practice methods that will enable the coach to evaluate a goalkeeper in game situations and then design an appropriate practice program for goalkeepers in and outside of team practices. The course includes lecture (theory) and field (practical) sessions. A fee of $40 applies to this license.

Program and presenters subject to change. Videotaping of event sessions is not allowed. No refunds for 2014 event registrations will be given after February 1, 2014 (an administrative fee will be charged for refunds approved prior to Feb. 1, 2014). The event will take place as scheduled, regardless of weather conditions. *NSCAA membership program only applies to event attendees who are new to the NSCAA and not currently NSCAA members.