The Best of Soccer Journal: The Art of Coaching Soccer is an official publication of the NSCAA – Their successful book series with “The Best of Soccer Journal” this highly anticipated entry in the instructional soccer book field. The book explores the Craft and Art of Coaching. The best coaches in the US describe how they get it done on the field. In addition, this book explores the ‘Last Frontier’ – the mental side of the game. Successful players and coaches must train the mind as well as the body to succeed and master the game!
Jay Martin (editor) is the winningest coach in college men’s soccer history with a total of 621 wins, and his career winning percentage of .819 entering the 2012 season ranks ninth all-time. In 2011, Martin guided Ohio Wesleyan to its second NCAA Division III national championship. Martin also has served a term as president of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. He has been a color analyst of the Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew for 9 seasons. He has been the editor of the NSCAA’s The Soccer Journal since January, 2003, becoming the publication’s third editor since its establishment in 1950. Martin received his M.A. and Ph. D. from Ohio State University.
Based in Kansas City, KS, the NSCAA is the largest soccer coaches’ organization in the world. Since its founding in 1941 it has grown to include more than 30,000 members who coach both genders at all levels of the sport. In addition to a national rankings program for colleges and high schools, NSCAA offers an extensive recognition program that presents nearly 10,000 individual awards every year.
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