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Coaching For Life Academy

Become a better coach by continuing your professional development with us.

Get more from your players now and set them up for success in the future. 

Create a meaningful and successful environment for all involved. 

Help players and parents make the most of their sports experience.

The Coaching for Life Academy was founded by Santa Clara Women's Soccer coach, Jerry Smith. The Academy leverages lessons from experienced coaches like Jerry, as well as resources and research from the fields of education, psychology, business, and sport to assist coaches with "everything except the Xs and Os." To learn more about our certification program and the resources we offer visit our Coaching Certification Program and our Life Skills Development Focus.