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Spring Coaching Education Courses Announced

March 4, 2015 08:28 PM

Washington Youth Soccer will hold U.S. Soccer Federation ‘E’, ‘D’ and ‘C’ licenses throughout the state with 13 courses scheduled through May.  Washington Youth Soccer has a coaching education program designed to meet its player development guidelines and the curriculum laid out by US Soccer, with education opportunities ranging from the new volunteer coach just starting out to those pursuing the highest licensing in their field. 

To see the upcoming coaching education calendar, click here.

The U.S. Soccer Coaching Department is making significant changes to improve the development of coaches at all levels.  A new online ‘F’ license course has been launched in conjunction with a state-of-the-art Digital Coaching Center (DCC), and later in the year an 18-month Youth Technical Director course will be offered. Along with the new license additions, U.S. Soccer has made modifications to the pathway and implemented changes to the former waiver program.

The re-formatted structure provides an improved pathway that offers an efficient and logical progression that increases in depth and complexity and will grow coaching competencies through a series of candidate-instructor feedback opportunities.  

Washington Youth Soccer will hold an ‘E’ License course March 27-29.  After May 1st, all beginner coaching education candidates will be required to start with the ‘F’ License.