The Needham Soccer Club is proud to be a committed partner of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). Through the club’s partnership with PCA, NSC is focused on providing quality “Double-Goal Coaching” for all participants.
All NSC coaches are required to obtain PCA certification via either a live, or online workshop.
The Positive Coaching Alliance is 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 it’s 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 of live workshops, online courses, Thompson’s books and e-communications, providing free tips and tools.
1. CLICK HERE to open the PCA Registration page
2. Click “Register with voucher code” (Option #1)
3. Enter the organization voucher code – NeedhamSports17 (case sensitive) at the top of the page and complete the form
4. Upon completing the registration you will be directed to the Double-Goal Coach course.
For visual instructions – CLICK HERE
As an authorized representative of Needham Soccer Club, Needham, MA, we declare it our policy to institute the principles of Double-Goal Coaching® throughout our organization.
This policy recognizes that certified Double-Goal Coaches are paramount to transforming the culture of youth sports and demonstrates our commitment to helping our coaches succeed, while offering all youth athletes a positive, character-building experience.
Jim Thompson, Founder/Executive Director
Positive Coaching Alliance