U.S. Soccer Grassroots Pathway

INTRODUCTION TO GRASSROOTS COACHING

This free introductory module, which represents the first step in the US Soccer Grassroots coaching license pathway, is the starting point of the pathway and is the required prerequisite to take any of U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Licensing Courses. Coaches who complete the module will also be provided with four complimentary Play-Practice-Play training sessions.

Prerequisite: Must complete the Introduction to Grassroots Coaching

U.S. Soccer offers four different courses: 11 v 11, 9 v 9, 7 v 7, 4 v 4. Each format offers both an in-person (2 hour classroom & 2 hour on-field) and an online (2 hours) option.

Goals for Grassroots Courses

  • To understand the basic needs of grassroots players
  • To understand the basic structure of the game
  • To understand the basic structure of a training session
  • To understand the basic tasks of a grassroots coach


To Register for a Course:

  • 11 v 11
  • 9 v 9
  • 7 v 7
  • 4 v 4

Prerequisite: Must complete the Introduction to Grassroots Coaching

U.S. Soccer offers four different courses: 11 v 11, 9 v 9, 7 v 7, 4 v 4. Each format offers both an in-person (2 hour classroom & 2 hour on-field) and an online (2 hours) option.

Goals for Grassroots Courses

  • To understand the basic needs of grassroots players
  • To understand the basic structure of the game
  • To understand the basic structure of a training session
  • To understand the basic tasks of a grassroots coach


To Register for a Course:

  • 11 v 11
  • 9 v 9
  • 7 v 7
  • 4 v 4