Coach Training

The West United Soccer League is looking to expand it’s youth play with quality coaches. If you are interested in coaching see the options below. A coach doesn’t have to licensed for recreation level play; however, they do need to be licensed for competition level play. It is encourage to provide quality coaches and quality experiences for the players and fans. To become an National “E” licensed coach, click here to see coaching registrations. Or click here for “E” License course dates and registration. To read the US Youth Soccer coaching manual, click here.

Are you a candidate for the “E” License? Review the “E” License for coaching.

Recreation

The West United Soccer League is looking to expand it’s youth play with teams and coaches. If you are interested in coaching. A coach doesn’t have to licensed, but we highly encourage it to provide quality coaches and experiences for the players and fans. To be an National “E” licensed coach, click here to see coaching registrations. Or click here for “E” License course dates and registration.

Competition

The WestSide Soccer Club is looking to expand it’s youth play with teams and coaches. If you are interested in coaching. A coach must be National “E” licensed to coach competition.

Coaching Links and Resources

We ask the coaches in our league to complete the following courses according to the age group being coached. General coaching education can be found hereThe Youth Modules are critical to start with, then advance to “E” Licensing (contact Greg Wright for more on the “E” License).

Reading material are as follows:
Required Reading and Online Courses
Highly Suggested
Coaching booklets that provide coaching philosophies, lessons, and laws of the game for each group.
  • UYSA U6/U8 Parent Coach Activities (pdf), A must read for a coach to learn the following:
    1. coaching techniques and instructions
    2. game and practice duration and frequencies
    3. practice activities/lessons
    4. laws and rules of the game at this age (U6-U8)
  • UYSA U10/U11 Parent Coach Activities (pdf), A must read for a coach to learn the following:
    1. coaching techniques and instructions
    2. game and practice duration and frequencies
    3. practice activities/lessons
    4. laws and rules of the game at this age (U10)
  • UYSA U12 Parent Coach Activities (pdf), A must read for a coach to learn the following:
    1. coaching techniques and instructions
    2. practice activities/lessons
    3. laws and rules of the game at this age (U12)
  • Why Small Sided Games? (pdf)
The first link is a large list of practice lessons. But we have compiled a large list of the best articles.
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