The E License Course designed to:
Develop the core coaching competencies necessary to effectively teach the 9-12 year old athlete and team.
Understand the characteristics and needs of an ahtlete in the Basic Stage of US Soccer's Long-Term Athlete Development Model.
Establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in order to proceed through the sequence of coaching development courses.
What are the specific target outcomes of the course?
To understand and effectively apply the principles of Long-Term Athlete Development.
To demonstrate competency in planning an age-appropriate training session.
To demonstrate the essential competencies to execute a team training session that is focused on a technical function of the game.
To understand concepts and recognize the principles of attacking and defending in a small-sided game environment. (3v3 to 9v9 adaptable to local competition structure)
The E License is an 18 hour course.
The Coach will have four Pre-Course Assignments to complete: Team Management, Laws of the Game , Heads Up Concussion Course, and Prevention and Care.
Fees for the E License course (effective Sept. 1, 2015) are:
If you have any questions, please contact:
Virginia Youth Soccer Association
5450 Southpoint Plaza Way
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Phone (540) 693-1430