North Shore Soccer Academy: Nurturing Tomorrow's Soccer Stars
Founded in 2016, North Shore Soccer Academy (NSSA) is a deliberately small soccer club that provides top-notch coaching for both boys and girls. Our dedicated teams engage in year-round training sessions held at Tower School in Marblehead, Brookwood School in Manchester, and Shore Country Day School in Beverly, all renowned for their outstanding facilities and field conditions. As a club, we actively participate in the Northeast Soccer League, fostering a competitive environment.
Our Mission: Elevating Soccer Skill Development
At NSSA, we firmly believe that laying a strong foundation of soccer skills during a player's formative years is vital for their future growth in the sport. As coaches, our commitment extends beyond the field, as we aim to create extraordinary experiences for our players and their families.
Club Leadership: Mike Grubor - Guiding Soccer Enthusiasts
NSSA's Club Director, Mike Grubor, brings more than four decades of soccer coaching and playing experience to our academy. Mike honed his skills in the former Yugoslavia, participating in Division 1 programs within the Youth Academies. After relocating to the United States, he made his mark as an exceptional athlete at Reading High School, earning a well-deserved place in the Hall of Fame. At the University of Hartford, he secured a full athletic scholarship, contributing to the team throughout his four-year tenure. Mike's professional career led him to Greece, where he played at the Division One level. Over the years, Mike has shared his expertise by coaching at the high school, college, and club soccer levels.
NSSA is more than a soccer club; it's a place where young athletes learn and thrive under the guidance of passionate professionals. Join us in this exciting journey of skill development and soccer excellence.