Articles written by: Don Norton Jr.

Don Norton, Jr. is the men’s assistant coach at Rutgers-Camden University and Director of Coaching for the Highland YS/NJ Rush. He has the USSF “A” license, NSCAA Premier Diploma, F.A. Ireland “A” License (UEFA “A” License), Scottish F.A. “A” Certificate and USSF National Youth License. He is a state national coaching school instructor for New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Associations and a NSCAA associate national staff coach. His coaching articles have been published in international and national magazines. He has a BA from Gettysburg College and a MA from Rowan University.

Assisting a college soccer professor
College Soccer

Assisting a college soccer professor

Don Norton, Jr. reflects on his time coaching with former Haverford College head coach Joe Amorim, the all-time leader in coaching wins for the oldest college soccer program in the country.

A little pre-game playing for the kids
Featured / Youth Soccer

Youth soccer: Choose words wisely when coaching kids

Rowan University assistant men’s soccer coach Don Norton says out in this guest column that with all young players the most important objectives for coaches are to instill a passion and love for the game.

A little pre-game playing for the kids
Featured / Youth Soccer

Coaching youth soccer

Rowan University assistant men’s soccer coach Don Norton lays out in this guest column his philosophy for how youth soccer coaches should approach their players and the game.