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Soccer Parenting Association

The Sideline Project

We encourage all parents to get involved with Soccer Parenting and The Sideline Project.

The NEP believes in supporting everyone that is involved with our game.  We believe that if we can all work together our kids and players will ultimately enjoy their soccer experiences as much as possible.  We are thrilled to be working with Skye Eddy and the Sideline Project and hope that our efforts  support improved gameday environments for our players, coaches, referees and spectators this Spring 2022 season. Visit to get started!


NEP Announces Partnership With Soccer Parenting Association

The NEP and the Soccer Parenting Association partner to provide support and education to youth soccer parents


The New England Premiership is proud to partner with the Soccer Parenting Association to make youth soccer better by providing NEP parents and coaches FREE access to the  Additionally, NEP clubs are able to become a club member and gain access to additional services and resources for FREE.

Soccer Parenting believes that collaborative relationships between parents, coaches and clubs is in the best interest of player development.

The is a website dedicated to educating youth soccer parents and coaches. You will find interviews, live webinars, articles, courses, and short videos discussing issues related to youth soccer players such as mental performance, sideline behavior, injury prevention, Laws of the Game, tactics, technical development, college recruiting, best practices for sports parenting, and much more.  Being a soccer parent has its unique challenges, and the is here to help.

If you are a parent or coach, you can gain access to the Soccer Parent Resource Center by using this New England Premiership registration link:

If you are a club leader interested in a Club Membership (Free thanks to the commitment from New England Premiership), fill out THIS FORM (link to to communicate your interest and learn about onboarding for your club.



Coaches will find quarterly live educational webinars, engaging educational opportunities related to establishing strong relationships with parents and players to support player development, as well as access to our private coach education interview series with some of the top youth soccer minds in the United States and Europe.

Your club can facilitate "The Sideline Project," an engaging 15-minute on-line course for parents and coaches regarding appropriate sideline behavior. It provides parents a comprehensive understanding of the difference between supportive, distracting and hostile behavior so coaches and clubs can better ensure a positive sideline culture. Parents receive a Certificate of Completion they can present to the club.

Club leaders will be invited to quarterly on-line meetings for our Club Members that bring some of the strongest leaders in the youth game together for an educational session complete with opportunities to connect, share best practices and engage on important topics related to parent engagement, sense of community, coach education, and more.

If you are a club leader interested in becoming a Club Member, fill out the form HERE to begin the robust, quick and easy onboarding process.