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Upcoming Coaching Courses Offered

US Soccer Digital Coaching Center

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USSF D-License CourseMarch 29
- June 9
 St. Louis, MO
Whitfield School
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Course held over two separate weekends.
More details available in DCC course listing. 


Missouri Foundations of Coaching Course
(Formerly Missouri Youth Coaching Certificate) VIEW BOOKLET

The online Foundations of Coaching Course is NOT required of coaches who already hold a United States Soccer Federation A, B, C, D or E License, a United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) National, Advanced National or Premier License, or has previously taken the in-person Missouri Youth Coaching Certificate.  The online Foundations of Coaching Course was put together in cooperation with United Soccer Coaches. Upon completion, you (or your club registrar) will need to upload you Foundations Course certificate to your Affinity coaching account. This course takes the place of the in-person Missouri Youth Coaching Certificate course that was previously required. The course is free of charge for all MYSA members.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.


How to Advance in the USSF Coaching Pathway

A unique combination of three of the eight Grassroots Licenses (replacing the E and F Licenses) now formally represent the prerequisite to progress to the U.S. Soccer D License. New coaches will use the U.S. Soccer Digital Coaching Center to sign up for, and complete, a minimum of three grassroots courses, in the form of two in-person courses and one online course:

  • Two in-person courses (one of which must be the 11v11)
  • One online course across any of the four levels (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11)

Coaching candidates who have already completed or begun to take the E or F License courses will have the following opportunities to use those certifications toward the D License prerequisites:

  • U.S. Soccer E License + Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module
  • U.S. Soccer F License + Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module + 11v11 in-person license + one other in-person license

PLEASE NOTE – In order to register for ANY courses now in the DCC, you must have an ACTIVE DCC PROFILE & must complete the FREE 20 Minute “INTRODUCTION to GRASSROOTS COACHING MODULE” located in the DCC.  This will then allow access to register for eligible courses.



4v4 - USSF Grassroots Coaching Module

Course Details:

The 4v4 In-Person Course is a four-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module. Specifically, candidates will learn more about U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players aged 6-8. The course will also ask each candidate to reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal growth.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to register for the 4v4 In-Person Course, candidates must have completed U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module. This module can be accessed here.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

7v7 - USSF Grassroots Coaching Module

Course Details:

The 7v7 In-Person Course is a four-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module. Specifically, candidates will learn more about U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players aged 9-10. The course will also ask each candidate to reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal growth.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to register for the 7v7 In-Person Course, candidates must have completed U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module This module can be accessed here.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

9v9 - USSF Grassroots Coaching Module

Course Details:

The 9v9 In-Person Course is a four-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module. Specifically, candidates will learn more about U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players aged 11-12. The course will also ask each candidate to reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal growth.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to register for the 9v9 In-Person Course, candidates must have completed U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module This module can be accessed here.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

11v11 - USSF Grassroots Coaching Module

Course Details:

The 11v11 In-Person Course is a four-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module. Specifically, candidates will learn more about U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players aged 13 and older. The course will also ask each candidate to reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal growth.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to register for the 11v11 In-Person Course, candidates must have completed U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module. This module can be accessed here.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

USSF National 'D' License

Course Details:

The National D license is a 40 to 45-hour course, held over two weekends, at minimum 4 weeks apart, designed for the grassroots coach who meets the prerequisites outlined below. The focus of this course is to facilitate the improvement of the candidates in the Six Tasks of a Coach across all four game-models (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11) with a particular emphasis on Coaching Training Sessions. Candidates that register for this course are expected to attend both meetings.

Eligibility Requirements:

A unique combination of three of the eight Grassroots Licenses now formally represent the prerequisite to progress to the U.S. Soccer D License. Specifically, candidates must have completed a minimum of three grassroots courses, in the form of two in-person courses and one online course:

  • Two in-person courses (one of which must be the 11v11)

  • One online course across any of the four levels (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11)

Coaching candidates who have earned the E or F License will have the following opportunities to use those certifications toward the D License prerequisites:

  • U.S. Soccer E License + Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module

  • U.S. Soccer F License + Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module + 11v11 in-person license + one other in-person license

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

 

 

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