The G License Course
Massachusetts Youth Soccer is known internationally as an innovator in Coaching Education. The foundation of all of our coaching education programs and courses is our G License Course. While the "G" is designed to guide Coaches of players 6 to 8 years of age, it also introduces coaches to principles and methodologies that will prove invaluable in coaching youth soccer players at all ages and levels of competition. We believe your players deserve the best coaching they can receive and it all begins with the "G"....
The G is a beginning course for coaches....it is not just a course for beginning coaches. Every coach will benefit from The G. The content covered by The G ....
• Coaching organization and theory
• How to become a resourceful and creative "Activity Leader". How to shape your kids' soccer environment.
• Ideas and suggestions about organizing practices and game days
• Practical activities and stimulating games for practices
• Teaching and correcting dribbling, passing, and shooting techniques
• Ideas on parent education and learning theory
• Characteristics of U6 and U8 players age appropriate coaching methodology
All Coaches MUST complete the G License Course before taking any other license course.
Candidates must be 14 years of age or older.
Massachusetts Youth Soccer offers 2 different formats in which to take The G.
THE G LIVE !
Massachusetts Youth Soccer operates a number of G License Course throughout the year at various sites across the state. The G LIVE ! is a 4 HOUR course conducted by one of our full-time State Coaches or a member of our Instructional Staff under the direction of Ian Mulliner, Mass Youth Soccer's Technical Director. The G LIVE ! brings coaches together to learn in both a classroom and a field environment. The ability to interact with the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Staff Coaches as well as other coaches taking the G LIVE ! is an invaluable experience. The course is a dynamic opportunity for coaches to learn from each other and share ideas and experiences.
Come ready to learn and play. Bring your notebook and pen, bring some water and come dressed to PLAY!
To register for a G Live ! Course CLICK HERE
THE G ON LINE!
In understanding the busy life-style we all lead today, Massachusetts Youth Soccer developed the G ON LINE ! It is the first and most in-depth and innovative on-line coaching course offered in the country! While coaches forfeit the benefit of interacting with other coaches, the G ON LINE ! is just as comprehensive and exciting as the G LIVE ! Imagine learning and improving as a coach without leaving the comfort of your own home! The course manual can be downloaded at course enrollment and your course diploma will be available to you online once the course is completed.
To take the G ON LINE ! at your home or office CLICK HERE
The G License Course costs just $35.00 per candidate.
THE G LIVE ! CAN COME TO YOUR TOWN TOO.
The only requirements for hosting a G LIVE ! Course in your community are ...
.. .registering at least TEN (10) Coaches
... securing a suitable site, and
... paying a deposit of $350.00
Before requesting to host a G Live ! Course in your community, please review the Site Coordinator's Checklist by CLICKING HERE
To request a G LIVE ! Course to be held in your community CLICK HERE
To check the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Calendar for a G Live ! Course near you please CLICK HERE
For more information please contact Tara Petricca,
Mass Youth Soccer's Program Manager at