The Needham Soccer Club is proud to be a committed partner of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). Through the clubs partnership with PCA the NSC is focused on providing quality "Double-Goal Coaching" for all participants.
All NSC Coaches are required to obtain PCA certification via the online workshop
Positive Coaching Alliance is a national non-profit developing “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience.
Since its 1998 launch at Stanford University by Founder and CEO Jim Thompson, PCA has impacted more than 5 million youth athletes. PCA reaches youth and high school sport leaders, coaches, athletes, parents, and officials through partnerships with school and youth sports organizations nationwide that comprise live workshops, online courses, Thompson's books and e-communications, providing free tips and tools.