NTSSA Coaching Education Program
We want everyone to have the best experience possible, so one of the ways that we are accomplishing that goal is to provide our coaches with as many tools as possible so that you feel comfortable in your role as a coach.
We want everyone to have the best experience possible, so one of the ways that we are accomplishing that goal is to provide our coaches with as many tools as possible so that you feel comfortable in your role as a coach. Click here to register for a course.
U.S. Soccer National “F” License
The National F License course is a two-hour course, conducted entirely online, intended for all parents and coaches of youth players. The focus of this grassroots course is to share U.S. Soccer’s best practices in creating a fun, activity-centered and age-appropriate environment for 5-8 year old players.
U.S. Soccer National “E” License
The National E License course is an 18-hour course which covers the elementary principles of coaching and prepares interested coaches for the National D License course. Must hold a National "F" License first.
U.S. Soccer National "D" License
The National D License course is a 36 to 40-hour course designed for the experienced coach who has already earned a National E License. The focus of this course is to improve a coach's ability to positively influence individual players and teams. Must hold a National "E" License.
U.S. Soccer National "C" License
The National "C" License course is designed to introduce concepts that are targeted toward coaching players ages 15-18. The course focus is on getting coaches to think about, discuss, and recognize the recurring concepts or themes that exist in soccer. Candidates will be challenged to find ways to offer constructive guidance to players while also allowing players to experience the game for themselves. Must hold a National "D" License.