Soccer Coaching Curriculum for 12-18 Year Old Players - Volume 2

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About the author:
David oversees the NSCAA eLearning program, authoring numerous on-demand courses and hosting live coaching education webinars. He is the co-author of NSCAA Level 1 Coaching Diploma and creator of NSCAA Player Development Curriculum Diploma Series. David also serves as Coordinator for NSCAA Club Standards Project, an initiative designed to raise player development, coaching and administrative performance in youth soccer. At the time of publication over 170 youth clubs in USA and Canada had been evaluated by and NSCAA Consultant.

David developed the 5 Stage of Development Pathway used as a framework for this manual in 2007 (an adaptation of the LTAD model from Canada). He contributes articles to soccer publications, has authored and edited 8 books focusing on player and coach development and presents at national soccer events. David has been coaching soccer since 1987 and has held numerous professional and volunteer coaching positions at youth, collegiate and semi-professional levels of the game.

Soccer Coaching Curriculum for 12-18 Year Old Players - Volume 2

Authored by David M Newbery

Soccer Coaching Curriculum for 12-18 Year Old Players - Volume 2 includes 40 coaching activities in black and white, curriculum diagrams and an abundance of coaching tips. NSCAA approach to player development is constructed around a 5 Stage Model adopted by progressive youth clubs around the globe. Our methodology is proven to raise player and coach performance, leading to long term consistently positive and meaningful results. This manual focuses on Stages 4 and 5, 12-18 year old players and is an excellent resource for an experienced and novice coach alike. Directors of Coaching, Head Coaches and Administrators will find this as an excellent tool to assist in developing an organization's in-house coach education program.
This is the second volume. It extends on the topics presented in the first volume and introduces many new areas of focus. The manual also supports NSCAA Player Development Curriculum Diploma Course Series 2, an eLearning program offered by National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
There are 5 activities for each of the following topics:
Stage 4 - 12-14 years old Players: Attacking combinations close to goal, Building play from the defensive third, Small group possession, Passing over medium and long distances.
Stage 5 - 15-18 year old Players: Position training - attacking midfield, Defensive organization, High and low pressure defending and Transition to attack.

Publication Date:
1517000696 / 9781517000691
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Black and White with Bleed
Related Categories:
Sports & Recreation / Coaching / Soccer

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