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2011 NSCAA Convention
December 22, 2010 Meet me at the 2011 NSCAA Convention

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Career FairCE Credits
Airport ShuttleAirport Shuttle
Airport ShuttleTop 10 List
Featured ClinicianFeatured Clinicians
mlsConvention Text Messages

Convention Links

30 Second Convention VideoRegistration
30 Second Convention VideoPromo Video
Convention ScheduleSchedule
Exhibit HallExhibit Hall
Group DiscountGroup Discount
Sideline PassSideline Pass
Hotel ShuttleHotel Shuttle

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2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention

January 12-16, Baltimore, Md.

U.S. Soccer Offering CE Credits at Convention

U.S. Soccer will be offering continuing education credits at the 2011 NSCAA Convention in Baltimore.
  • There are currently 32 designated sessions that count toward CE credits.
  • In order to earn one (1) CE credit, a coach must attend four (4) designated sessions.
  • In order to earn two (2) CE credits, a coach must attend eight (8) designated sessions.
  • The maximum credits a coach may earn is two (2).
  • Coaches may not attend the same session twice.
  • Coaches will be asked to complete a synopsis of each session attended and submit it to the U.S. Soccer Coaching Department upon conclusion of the convention.
More information, including the designated sessions, will be announced soon on both the NSCAA and U.S. Soccer websites.

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NSCAA Offering Convention Hotel/Airport Shuttle

Take advantage of the lowest shuttle rates by booking your ground transportation to and from Baltimore/Washington International Airport to the Inner Harbor by booking with the NSCAA Convention Official Hotel Shuttle. Book your shuttle reservation today.

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Top-10 Ways to Maximize Your 2011 Convention Experience

The NSCAA Convention is soon upon us. The buzz is growing around the National Office and the last minute registrations were flying in before the cut off date last week.

Many first time Convention goers seem overwhelmed by the prospect of ‘so many sessions, so little time.’ We took the time at the main office here to put together a Top-10 list to maximize your 2011 NSCAA Convention Experience.

Read 10 ways to maximize your 2011 NSCAA Convention experience.

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Featured Clinicians
Randy Waldrum Randy Waldrum
Head Women's Soccer Coach, Notre Dame
2010 NCAA Division I Women’s College Cup Champions

Randy Waldrum has directed Notre Dame to six NCAA College Cups, four national championship games and two NCAA titles during the past seven seasons, including winning the 2010 NCAA Division I Women’s College Cup.

He is able to draw on the lessons learned from 28 combined seasons in the college coaching ranks.

From his first coaching job at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, to leading Notre Dame to two NCAA titles, Waldrum has been recognized by U.S. Soccer as one of the game's top soccer minds.

He was the NSCAA President in 2009, is on the NSCAA National Academy Staff and has held a position on the U.S. national team coaching staff.

Learn more about Randy Waldrum.

Randy Waldrum's Convention Schedule:
Wed, Jan. 12, 8:15pm-9:15pm
“Building Zonal Defenses”

Follows “Attacking Zonal Back Lines” by Jeff Tipping, NSCAA Director of Education and Coaching Development, at 7:00pm

Ken Lolla Ken Lolla
Head Men's Soccer Coach, University of Louisville
2010 NCAA Division I Men’s College Cup Runner-Up

When it comes to building a soccer program into a national power, University of Louisville head coach Ken Lolla has the midas touch.

When the University of Louisville moved into the BIG EAST Conference in 2005, they needed to find a coach that could take a program with no winning tradition and make it into a contender in the toughest league in the nation.

In his second season at the helm, Lolla guided the Cardinals to their first national ranking and their first NCAA Tournament Appearance. In 2009, Lolla guided the Cardinals to a history making season, winning their first conference title.

The Cardinals and Lolla followed that up with an undefeated regular season and runner-up finish in the NCAA Men’s College Cup in 2010.

Learn more about Ken Lolla.

Ken Lolla's Convention Schedule:
Fri, Jan. 14, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Topic TBD presented by adidas

View the full 2011 NSCAA Convention Schedule.

* Dates and times subject to change.
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