Coaching Certification Process

To show you how everything breaks down, here is a chart featuring the accepted progression of license levels in coaching education: 

Youth Tract

 

Professional Tract

Beginner

Intermediate

Advanced

 

 

 

US Soccer Course Offerings

 

 

 

 

 A – License

National Youth License 

 

 

B - License

 

 

C - License

NYSWYSA Course Offerings

 

 

 

 

D – License (36 hours)

 

 

E – License (18 hours)

  F- License (2 hours)

F-License (2 hours)

 

 State Intermediate Certificate (6 hours) 

 

 

State Goalkeeper Certificate (6 hours)

 

Youth Module Course (4 hours)

 

 

 

   *Coaching 100/Special Topics Series (1.5 hours)   

 

  Coaching Youth Soccer 101 (1.5 hours) 

 

 

*Special Topics Series content can be modified for beginner, intermediate and/or advanced level audiences.

All courses are taught by NYSW State Staff Coaches who hold a National Coaching License. "D" course instructors hold either a USSF "A" or "B" National Coaching License. Youth Module instructors hold a National Youth License.

To see a list of currently available New York State West coaching courses, click here.


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