Clinic and License Descriptions

Washington State Youth Soccer offers the following courses.

U6 Coaching Certificate
This online course will educate coaches on how to develop self-awareness in U6 players, as well as presenting the types of movement-education and simple-to-perform tasks that are appropriate to their development.
(Manual available) Price: $29.95 Register

U8 Coaching Certificate

The online U8 coaching certificate is designed to provide coaches of U8 players with age-specific activities and games that maximize the development of the player's early sense of the relationship between time and space. (Manual available) Price: $29.95 Register

U10 Coaching Certificate
In the online U10 coaching certificate, coaches learn more about the specific psychomotor, cognitive and psychosocial needs of the U10 player, and are instructed on tasks and drills that emphasize and encourage their fundamental tactics and skills.
(Manual available) Price: $29.95 Register

U12 Coaching Certificate Take the online U12 certificate course to learn more about dealing with players at the U12 age group as there are many biological and psychological changes that are occurring at this age group. Develop more knowledge on how to keep U12 players interested and committed to the game and how best to assist them with their development. Price: $29.95 Register

State "E" Certificate (Also available in Spanish)

The State "E" Certificate is an introduction to the methodology of coaching and the four components of coaching soccer - Technique, Tactics, Fitness and Psychology. Field sessions concentrate on developing technique within small-sided games that also present problems for players to solve within the game.
(Manual available)
Length: 18 hours
Prerequisite: see registration page for pre-class work and reading that needs to be done. Start early!

For all National A, B, C, D, E, Licenses plus specialized licenses visit the websites below

for Washington State Youth Soccer - click here
for Oregon State Youth Soccer - click here

For complete Schedule of Washington State clinics Learn More

Resources:National Soccer Coaches Association of America Online Resource Page
NSCAA Coaching Courses (not all courses offered locally but online courses are offered also)
National Federation of High School Associations has some free courses

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Posted Jul 24, 2013

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