U.S. Soccer Digital Coaching Center

9v9

PRESEASON FIELD TRAINING DATES

July 9th & 10th Official US Soccer Grassroots License for 9v9 Coaches
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July 10th for 7v7 Coaches

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J​uly 18th for 7v7 and 9v9 Coaches
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July 22nd for 7v7, 9v9 / 11v11 Coaches

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​More dates pending.
 


11v11

Requirements
To coach in spring 2018 - Take the SFYS 9v9 field training.
Once the online training is available, you are required to take that training and then you will be cleared to coach at the 9v9 level for SFYS.


Description
This class is relevant to coaches who are coaching a team that is playing the 9v9 game. Those teams are:

  • 4th Grade recreational
  • 5th Grade recreational
  • 6th Grade recreational
  • 7th Grade recreational
  • 8th Grade recreational
  • 11U Upper House / SF Comp
  • 12U Upper House / SF Comp


More information pending

* SFYS field training fulfills SFYS coaching requirements, but does not fulfill US Soccer course completion requirements at present. Any official US Soccer courses will be identified.
** Online courses were expected to be available from US Soccer early March 2018. We are still waiting. In the meantime, prospective coaches can complete the Introduction module.

Requirements
To coach in spring 2018 - Take the SFYS 7v7 field training.
Once the online training is available, you are required to take that training and then you will be cleared to coach at the 7v7 level for SFYS.


Description

This class is relevant to coaches who are coaching a team that is playing the 7v7 game. Those teams are:

  • 2nd Grade recreational
  • 3rd Grade recreational
  • 9U Upper House
  • 10U Upper House


The 7v7 In-Person Course is a four-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module. Specifically, candidates will learn more about U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players aged 9-10. The course will also ask each candidate to reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal growth.

Eligibility Requirements:
In order to register for the 7v7 In-Person Course, candidates must be at least 16 years old* and have completed U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module.

*Due to online privacy laws, individuals under the age of 16 cannot create DCC profiles, and thus are unable to take Grassroots Courses.


Requirements
To coach in spring 2018 - Take the SFYS 11v11 field training.
Once the online training is available, you are required to take that training and then you will be cleared to coach at the 11v11 level for SFYS.


Description

This class is relevant to coaches who are coaching a team that is playing the 11v11 game. Those teams are:

  • 13U Upper House / SF Comp
  • 14U Upper House / SF Comp
  • ​15U Upper House / SF Comp


More information pending

7v7

​​​SF Youth Soccer requires all coaches (head and assistant) to hold a relevant coaching license. 
​US Soccer has introduced a new Grassroots coach education program which will determine the coaching license you need to hold. Information and the process is outlined below:

  1. Register for the U.S. Soccer Digital Coaching Center (DCC) and create a profile.
    Complete the Introduction Module under the Available Courses tab.

  2. Determine - and, once available - complete the online Grassroots course level (7v7, 9v9, 11v11) required for your team(s) - Through the DCC. Not sure which to take? See below, or refer to this SF Youth Soccer Coaching document.**  

  3. Sign up and take the SFYS Field Training class*, relevant to the level of play for your team. Sign up here for the next field training class

  4. Once you've completed your course(s), submit your completion certificate to info@sfyouthsoccer.com, with your name, level and team/club in the title of the email. 

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