Welcome to NSSA's Competitive Soccer Program

NSSA is one of the longest standing soccer clubs within Minnesota youth soccer.  NSSA is excited to introduce soccer players of all ages and abilities to a great development atmosphere where they will learn key fundamentals to becoming a great soccer player.  Each year NSSA fields boys and girls soccer teams in age groups ranging from U9 through U18.  Our teams continue to experience tremendous success each year, by putting the love of the game first. 

Comprehensive information about our Competitive Soccer program can be found by clicking this link: About NSSA Competitive Soccer & FAQs

Additional Information about NSSA Team Formation & Player Identification:

NSSA Training & Development Program
NSSA provides a quality and competitive training environment year-round

NSSA provides a Training & Development Program for all competitive teams. We focus on individual development so that each player reaches their full potential in the sport of soccer. Professional coaches use age-appropriate training methods and the NSSA Player Development Plan to create the “complete player.”  The complete player excels in four major areas of application: technical skills and ability, a tactical foundation, physical attributes, and psycho-social elements.

NSSA Training Program Curriculum & Objectives:
Our curriculum guides your player toward advanced player development and competitive participation. We emphasize these objectives:
1) Continued Ball Mastery
2) Attacking and Defending Tactics
3) Tactical Principles and Play
4) Focused Training Sessions

The following documents explain the specific program for each age groups and competitive level:

U9/U10 Maroon & Gold Teams U9/U10 Academy Training & Development Program (PDF)
U11/U12 C1 Teams U11/U12 Elite Academy Training & Development Program (PDF)
U11/U12 C2 & C3 Teams U11/U12 Select Training & Development Program (PDF)
U13 - U18 C1 & Premier Teams U13 - U18 Elite Academy Training & Development Program (PDF)
U13 - U18 C2 & C3 Teams U13 - U18 Select Training & Development Program (PDF)
NSSA Competitive Coach Applications
Applications now being accepted for 2015-16 Season

NSSA is continually evaluating prospective coaches and trainers. Candidates interested in joining our growing staff of coaches and trainers can submit a resume and this application for consideration to Directors of Coaching Jacob and Katelynn Fast, doc@nssasoccer.org.

NSSA Coach Application (PDF Download)

Financial Assistance is Available

NSSA is committed to providing quality youth soccer that is accessible to everyone. Financial Assistance for the Competitive program applies to registration fees only; traveling uniform expenses and traveling team expenses, including but not limited to coaching fees, indoor training rental fees and tournament fees, are the responsibility of the applicant and the applicant’s team. Please visit our Financial Assistance page for more information.

NSSA Competitive Soccer Handbooks

NSSA has prepared a Team Manager Handbook that includes lots of tips to make your job easier:

NSSA Competitive Soccer Team Manager Handbook (updated 04.13.15)

Coaches of competitive traveling teams should download the NSSA Soccer Coaching Handbook: 
NSSA Competitive Soccer Coaching Handbook