The Louisiana Soccer Association in conjunction with U. S. Soccer will host a "C" License coaching course November 2-10 in Alexandria, Louisiana. This coaching course is for those who are coaching players in the U-13 to U-23 age groups. This course is highly recommended for premier team coaches!
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have earned a National "D" License certification held for a minimum of 12 months. "D" License certification may be waived under one of he following conditions:
- Applicant received the NSCAA National Diploma AND has held it for a minimum of 12 months.
- Applicant has three (3) years coaching experience AND three (3) years playing experience with U.S. National Teams or three (3) years professional playing experience.
From this course coaches can earn nationally certified credentials and take advantage of the opportunities and recognition inherent in the attainment of various levels of coaching expertise. The proven curriculum improves a coach’s knowledge of the game. The course will provide the coach with valuable information on current coaching trends and international developments in the game.
The "C" License is a nine-day coaching course in a residential environment. The course emphasizes field instruction in the areas of technique, tactics and fitness. The course also includes instruction on coaching methodology, team management and sport psychology.
The cost for residential candidates is $650.00 and for commuter candidates $600.00. Contact the Louisiana Soccer Association (225-766-0577) office for an application form.
All applications must be received in the Louisiana Soccer Association state office by October 7.