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Coach US Soccer National "F" License


 Entry level course designed to introduce coaches to the rules of the game and basic training development. The F License (or its equivalent or better) is required to coach any team in San Francisco Youth Soccer.


The licensing course is in 2 parts:

  1. The US Soccer Online F Course and
  2. SFYS 3.5 hour Field Course


You must complete both parts to fulfill the SFYS requirement.


Step 1.

US Soccer Online Class: National F license (sign up and pay US Soccer)

The USSF Online F Course covers:

  • The Laws of the Game
  • ​The technical demands of the game​
  • Goal-setting and motivation for soccer
  • Teaching methods for player development and motor skills
  • Coping with stress and communicating strategies


Step 2.

SFYS-hosted Field Clinic. Click on the preferred class date, below to register and submit the online class certificate of completion.

 
Note that these are the ONLY dates SFYS will host field training sessions. Coaches who do not fulfill this requirement will NOT be able to coach. If these dates do not work for you, check CalNorth website for additional non-SF course options.)

For the above SFYS classes. Class check in is 6:45 pm.

Step 1 must have been completed as you will need to submit the certificate of completion.


REGISTER RIGHT HERE FOR STEP 2


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CalNorth: USSF National F Field Component 



REGISTRATION DETAILS

  • SFYS Fees: $50.00 by debit or credit card only. No checks. 

  • Important: No matter where you take the course, when registering for the course, make sure to use your legal name as stated on your driver's license or passport (ie, Robert not Bob, Margaret not Maggie).  

  • Note: All new coaches to CalNorth must get LiveScan (digital fingerprint) done specifically for CalNorth. For more information, please visit this page. ​​

SF Youth Soccer hosts U.S. Soccer certification courses multiple times throughout the year. If you cannot attend a course which we host, you are welcome to take the course at another location. Note: Classes fill up and are usually waitlisted. There are no refunds once you are confirmed for a course. Dropouts prior to confirmation incur a $25 charge.

The entry level F license (or its equivalent or better) is required to coach any Recreational team in San Francisco Youth Soccer. 

The E license (or its equivalent or better) is required for coaching any Competitive team in San Francisco Youth Soccer. 

Coach US Soccer National "E" License


US Soccer coaching license is an 18-hour course, with the following specific target outcomes:

  • Understand and effectively apply the principles of Long Term Athlete Development.
  • Demonstrate competency in planning an age-appropriate training session.
  • Demonstrate the essential competencies to execute a team training session that is focused on a technical function of the game.
  • Understand concepts and recognize the principles of attacking and defending in a small-sided game environment (3v3 to 9v9 adaptable to local competition structure) 


US Soccer: National E license
CalNorth: National E license


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REGISTRATION DETAILS


PREREQUISITE (New from US Soccer)

US Soccer National F Certificate


  • If you do not already have your US Soccer F license (CalNorth or CYSA F do not count), you must register and complete the online USSF “F” license course at the US Soccer Digital Coaching Center


  • Fees: $150.00 ($125 to Cal North and $25 to US Soccer). Available courses posted on US Soccer site. Choose course and click "Proceed to Registration" to enroll.

  • Important: No matter where you take the course, when registering for the course, make sure to use your legal name as stated on your driver's license or passport (ie, Robert not Bob). 

  • Remember: All new coaches to CalNorth must get LiveScan (digital fingerprint) done specifically for CalNorth.  (Coaches with a valid 2016/17 CalNorth Coaching pass have already fulfilled this requirement.)  For more information, click here.

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SFYS-HOSTED USSF TRAINING

COACH LICENSING