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US Youth Soccer National Youth Coaching Course

NYL.Sam Snow

July 22-24, 30-31

Progin Park Fields

Lancaster, Massachusetts


The National Youth Coaching Course is designed to provide club directors of coaching, youth coaches, physical education teachers, and soccer administrators with the knowledge to successfully structure soccer environments for children aged 4-12.The role of the coach as a facilitator is explored; the physical, mental and emotional needs and capabilities of players from 4-12 are explored; the lessons from developmental psychology are explored; and the art of teaching is explored. Candidates are videotaped for analysis during live training sessions.

For more information, contact the Coaching Department at
Course Registration and Hotel Information
Cost: $675
Hotels: $70 per night (shared), $140 per night (single) 
Pre-Requisite: Candidates must hold a USSF National E License or or a written waiver from the hosting state association Technical Director.

Cancellation Policy
All candidate cancellations prior to May 20th are subject to a $175.00 non-refundable application fee. Course fees for cancellations made after May 20th are non-refundable. 
Cancellations for hotel rooms are refundable so long as Massachusetts Youth Soccer are notified at least 72 hours in advance of check-in.

Pre-Course assignments:
  1. Candidates must complete the on-line concussion course from the CDC (turn in the certificate at course check-in or electronically prior to the course): 
  2. Candidates must complete the Laws of the Game exam (turn in the exam at course check-in): 
  3. Candidates must complete the on-line Coaching Healthy Habits clinic (turn in the certificate at course check-in or electronically prior to the course): 
  4. Candidates must complete the on-line clinic on writing training session plans prior to the start of the course : How to write a training session plan