PSPL Signs with NSCAA as Affiliate Education Partner

The deal opens enormous eLearning opportunities

Puget Sound Premier League Signs with NSCAA as Affiliate Education Partner

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 1, 2015) – The Puget Sound Premier League (PSPL) is again partnering with the World’s Largest Soccer Coaches Organization, this time as an official NSCAA Affiliate Education Partner. PSPL previously partnered with the NSCAA as a Member Club.

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As an official NSCAA Affiliate Education Partner, PSPL clubs and coaches will have access to the NSCAA’s developing library of eLearning presentations, including the popular “Attacking and Defending Principles of Play.” Coaches will be able to watch video presentations, download activity plans, and follow the NSCAA’s player development model at their convenience.

The partnership with the NSCAA will also allow PSPL-affiliated clubs to establish educational partnerships with the Association. On Wednesday, April 8, the NSCAA will host two live webinar to interested PSPL clubs on the educational partnership opportunities available to them.

Additionally, the NSCAA will provide an eLearning opportunity to support the Puget Sound Premier League Summit in May. Event attendees will receive free access to the premium NSCAA eLearning presentation, “Top 10 Passing Activities to Improve First Touch and Speed of Play,” presented by PSPL Academy Director Eddie Henderson.

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“We are excited to partner with the NSCAA's eLearning program," said Stanley Holmes, president of the Puget Sound Premier League. “We want to offer our clubs and their coaches another way to access coaching information, and the NSCAA's online lesson plans and webinar sessions offer a treasure trove of coaching information that can help the coach who is constantly on the go and has limited time. We believe NSCAA eLearning is a fantastic resource for all coaches who want to elevate their game.”

About this partnership, NSCAA Director of Coaching Education Ian Barker added: “Developing partnerships with Puget Sound Premier League and its clubs is key to furthering the NSCAA’s mission to influence the game through coaching education. We look forward to working with the PSPL and enhancing the soccer experience for its coaches and players.”

Puget Sound Premier League first joined the NSCAA family as a Member Club in May 2014, through which PSPL coaches can join the Association at a discounted rate. Coaches could take advantage of the wide range of NSCAA benefits, including the Online Resource Library, the Soccer Journal, and more.

With the addition of NSCAA eLearning to its educational offerings, the NSCAA boasts the most robust soccer coaching education lineup available to coaches at every level of the game. The Association offers a full menu of in-person courses hosted across the country, coaches can also access more than 25 on-demand courses from the NSCAA at their convenience.

Topics include “Top Ten Futsal Training Activities to Improve Speed of Play” and the comprehensive “NSCAA Player Development Curriculum Diploma” course for coaches working with players from 3 to 18 years old.

Visit NSCAA.com/eLearning for more information and to register for online courses.