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These courses specifically target the age-appropriate needs of players at the 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, and 11v11 levels. Eight courses, (four online and four in-person/on field) address the new game formats. In-person courses include both field and classroom sessions.

You must take the Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module prior to registering for a Grassroots or D course. The intro course is free online through your Learning Center profile.

If you do not have a Learning Center profile, you may sign up for one at

Host a Course

If you are interested in hosting a US Soccer Coaching License course please email [email protected]  with the dates, times, and location of the course. Each course has a 2 hour lecture session and a 2 hour field session. 

As soon as an instructor is assigned, your course will be posted on the VYSA website and in the DLC. The course instructor will contact you regarding the schedule, time, location specifics and more. 

Questions? Please contact Kristen Osteen at [email protected]

Grassroots Course Schedule

If you have not created a profile in the Learning Center (formerly the
Digital Coaching Center), go to  to set it up.
You must then complete the free, online Introduction to Grassroots
Coaching Module (accessed through your Learning Center profile) before registering for any of the courses below.

Please click below for full course list.

*For all rescheduled and upcoming courses, please check the links below for the US Soccer learning center*

4v4 Courses

7v7 Courses

9v9 Courses

11v11 Courses

Grassroots D License

All coaches MUST take the Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module, (free, accessed through your Digital Leaning Center profile), before registering for a D Course.

You are eligible to register for a D course if:
A) You hold a valid E License
B) You hold a valid F License AND have taken the 11v11 in-person Grassroots course AND any other in-person Grassroots course.
C) You have taken two in-person Grassroots courses, (one of which MUST be the 11v11), AND any one online Grassroots course.


Stafford D
*Registration open April 18
Course Start: May 28
First In-Person Weekend: June 24-25
Second In-Person Weekend: July 22-23

+++You must attend BOTH weekends.
Cost of course $360 VYSA members
$380 non-VYSA members

Register for all courses through your Learning Center profile at


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Email: [email protected]

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