Welcome to America SCORES & SCORES U

America SCORES is a unique, sports-based youth development program that uses soccer, poetry, and service-learning to engage students’ minds and bodies.

Our COMMUNITY OF COACHES are caring mentors who believe in the potential of all children.

SCORES U is here to inspire and to inform. We hope these resources and learning tools help you sharpen your teaching and coaching skills.

 

COACHES START HERE!

 
Intro to America SCORES

Intro to SCORES

Start here to better understand the culture of SCORES and what can happen when you combine teamwork with soccer, poetry, and service learning.


CHILD SAFETY & REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

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Steps Required Before Coaching

Our 1st priority is to create a safe space for children. To coach for SCORES, you must complete these requirements.


YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

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Youth Development & Social-Emotional Learning

Understanding the core principles will help you to be a positive coach and mentor for the students in your care.


BEST PRACTICES FOR COACHING

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Learn from the pros

Becoming a great classroom teacher or soccer coach takes lots practice and learning from others. This section gives you specific tips to engage students, to foster a sense of belonging, and to create a community of active learners.


PROGRAM & CURRICULUM SECTION

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SOCCER

Sharpen your coaching skills and gain knowledge on best practices to teach the beautiful game.


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POETRY

Learn how to structure a productive writing workshop to get the most out of your poet-athletes.


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SERVICE LEARNING

Let’s teach our children how teamwork, voice, and leadership can combine in a way that helps others.