THE PARENT RESOURCE PAGE
The North Andover Soccer Association is committed to helping your child feel inspired about soccer. We believe our coaches, parents, and players all play an integral role in creating a positive athletic environment. With that in mind, we have secured a membership to the Soccer Parent Resource Center for all NASA parents and coaches.
At the Soccer Parent Resource Center you will find webinars and articles for parents, interviews with tips and advice, guidance and support, and much more to help you support your child in soccer.
The mission of the Soccer Parenting Association is to inspire players by empowering parents. The Soccer Parenting Associates believes youth soccer parents will be difference makers when it comes to improving the game, and that a strong and supportive community of level-headed and like-minded parents and coaches will inspire players.
Once you have set up your free account with the Soccer Parent Resource Center you will find a wealth of great articles and webinars, including those you see below.
The Sideline Project
Hello NASA parents! We are very excited to partner with the Soccer Parenting Resource Center to roll out The Sideline Project for all NASA parents and coaches!
Here at NASA, we are very lucky to have some of the most supportive, encouraging parents around. To help our great community of parents learn what we can do to further our support of our children on the field, we would like you to participate in this 15-minute guide for our “level-headed” youth soccer parents. (that’s you!)
The Sideline Project is designed to give you added perspective and understanding of sideline behavior and the impact it has on the players on the field. It is quick, informative, impactful, & takes just 15 minutes of your time:
Log in to the Soccer Parent Resource Center (or create a login if this is your first time there)
Click on "Courses", and then under The Sideline Project click "Start Course"
Take the survey
Watch a 15-minute video
Talk to your child about sideline communication
The the Sideline Project Parent Pledge
Our goal is 100% parent participation! Just 15 minutes of your time for a healthier, empowering NASA sideline to help keep your child and all NASA players excited and inspired about soccer.
The Home Training
Have a player who is ambitious about getting extra touches on the ball, and is looking for exercises and training to do outside of regular practice days? Below are some simple home exercises that your child can do to better their touch on the ball, improve the strength of their kick, and have some extra soccer fun!