Fall Youth Academies by NYSA & FCA  

Whether you have a novice player or a skilled individual, we are ready to teach and challenge them further. These Academy programs are designed for all players that are interested in learning more skills from our talented coaching staff provided by FC Alliance.

You go to the NSYA website for registration information.

Have a Great Season!


Welcome to the NYSA Coaches Website.  

We hope you have a great 2015 Fall Soccer Season.  If you are a Recreational Coach, be sure to check out the new NYSA Coaches Handbook compiled by Michael Duncan, NYSA Coaching Director.

Please check out the lesson plans that could help you get started.

Dave Schumacher,
NYSA Technical Director

Player Development vs Winning  

SoccerNation.com has posted up a great article by Rene Miramontes covering the often controversial topic of Player Developement vs. Winning.

Read the entire article on SoccerNation.com

Rene Miramontes holds the honors of NSCAA National Coach of the Year, US Youth Soccer and California State Coach of the Year, as well as being a former member of the U.S. Soccer National Coaching Staff.  This is definitely worth the time to read.


Writing a Training Session Plan  

This resource on how to design a training session plan, coupled with the many other coaching resources from US Youth Soccer, will help any coach through a soccer season," said US Youth Soccer Director of Coaching, Sam Snow.

Read the whole article:  Writing a training session plan

"The US Youth Soccer Coaching Department resource center, coaching articles, lesson plans, DVD's, books and documents such as the Player Development Model offer a wealth of ideas for appropriate soccer experiences....

  • Fall Academy Registration

  • Fall Soccer Season is Here!

  • Player Development vs. Winning

  • Writing Training Plans