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Upcoming Coaching Courses

U.S. Soccer Grassroots Coaching License Courses

Fee: $25.00

These 4 separate and distinct courses offer to coaches of grassroots players a variety of education entry points based upon ages and corresponding game models specified by the U.S. Soccer Player Development Initiative that include 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, and 11v11. Building blocks for learning include the Profile of the Grassroots Coach that outlines the 6 Tasks of a Coach, the Attacking and Defending Roadmaps that serves as an observational tool, the Coach’s Toolkit for managing teaching actions, and the Training Session Manual that guides the Play-Practice-Play Methodology for a holistic approach to creating reality-based, experiential learning opportunities for grassroots players.

Coaches will:

  • Learn more about U.S. Soccer's Coaching Education philosophy.
  • Learn about how to develop a player-centered approach to coaching.
  • Have access to both classroom and field-based sessions.
  • Learn Play-Practice-Play Methodology.
  • Learn the Six Tasks of a Grassroots Coach among other topics.

11v11 In-Person Course

Aug 19, 2023
8:00AM - 12:00PM

4v4 In-Person Course

Aug 19, 2023
1:00PM - 5:00PM
Classroom and field sessions will be held at Service High School, 5577 Abbott Rd, Anchorage.

U.S. Soccer D License Course

To take the D course you’ll need at least two grassroots in-person courses, one of which must be the 11v11, and an online license.

The course is being hosted December 2022 through April 2023. There will be a combination of individual work and group Zoom meetings. The course will culminate with a final day of testing on the field. Candidates are required to attend all meetings. Individual and group assignments will also be assigned during this period and done in addition to the meetings.

Additional D License courses will be hosted at a later date. When details are available, this page will be updated.