• Upcoming Coaching Courses:
  •  
  • E License Course
  • Saint Michael's College, January 9 - 11, 2015

  • The E License is held over the course of 3 days between the following times:

  • Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 - 6-9pm
  • Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 - 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 - 9am - 4pm

  • *** Pre-Course Candidate Assignments
  • E License candidates are required to complete pre-course assignments. Prior to the start date of the E License Course candidates must complete:
  1.     
  2.      1. Two (2) Laws of the Games assignments
  3.      (Part A: follow the link here) (Part B Instructions) (FIFA Rules of the Game)
  4.     
  5.      2. One (1) Concussion Awareness course (follow the link here) (PDF of Script) (PDF of Quiz)
  6.     
  7.      3. Two (2) team management assignments (Assignment instructions PDF)


To register for the E License Course please follow this link.


Course Descriptions

Course / Fee

Eligibility

Curriculum

E License

$125

 

Candidates must be at least 16 years of age

The E License is designed for the parent/coach who may or may not have any previous soccer playing or coaching experience. The curriculum focuses on the development of the player, both individually and as a part of the team. The emphasis will be to build on the player’s technical development by applying tactical concepts within game situations. The course is geared to those coaching 9-12 year olds.

D License

$200 – VSA Member Coach

$250 – Non Member Coach

 

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and hold an E License

The objectives of the D License are to prepare coaches working with players U13 and above by expanding their knowledge of the game and the developmental process necessary for players of these ages. It also provides an understanding of practical coaching methodology and the framework necessary to prepare players and a team for competition. Coaches must be at least 18 years old to attend.

2 hour Clinic

$20 – VSA Member Coach

$30 – Non Member Coach


 

Coaches will receive official US YOUTH SOCCER coaching materials which include information on the art of coaching, learning through game activites, age specific games, and many other topics related to coaching youth socer. The clinics are available for any recreation (in-town) or competitive club teams. The clinics are primarly targeted for the needs of the club. 

NSCAA Level 6

$150


 
 

This an excellent preparatory course for coaches going onto the National Diploma. One third of the course is dedicated to candidates presenting on assigned topics and enjoying feedback on their performance in both methods and content. Expanding upon the content of the Level 4 & 5 Diplomas this course includes a session on reading the game as well as coaching techniques and tactics with 4 vs. 4 and 6 vs. 6 models of play.