Upcoming 4v4 Grassroots Coaching Course



2 Spots Left for 4v4 Grassroots coaching certification course 

There will be a 4v4 Grassroots coaching certification course on Saturday, December 11 from 12:30pm - 4:30pm.  This course will satisfy the licensing certification requirement necessary for all coaches in the Capital District Youth Soccer League (CDYSL) and the Eastern N.Y. Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA).  The course will be held at the Schenectady Armory, located at 125 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305.  The fee for the course is $125. The $125 covers the cost to have access to the U.S.Soccer Learning Center (SLC).  

This course will be 4-hours in length.  The class will start promptly at 12:30pm with 2 hours in the class room, followed by 2 hours on the field.  The course will focus on Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach and characteristics of players for specific age groups.  To be eligible for the course you must be at least 16 years of age.

    In order to take a course, you must sign up on the U.S. Soccer Learning Center (SLC).  If this is your first grassroots course you will have to take the free 20-minute introductory online course before you can sign up.  The free introductory course is also on the SLC.  The SLC is loaded with lots of lesson plans and very useful information for coaches.   When you take the course there will be two assignments that will be explained by the instructor and that will have to be completed on the assignment tab of the SLC for the instructor to review.  The assignments are due no later than 2 weeks after the completion of the course.

Only 12 candidates will be allowed in each course.  All courses will fill up on a first come, first serve, basis.  WALK-ONS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED!!!    

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If you have any questions you can email Roy Pfeil at rpfeil1@hotmail.com