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Upcoming U.S. Soccer Grassroots Courses

Upcoming U.S. Soccer D Courses

  • In planning for Fall and/or Winter once curriculum is posted for a blended virtual/in-person D Course.

Upcoming U.S. Soccer C Course

  • Rescheduled to Winter 2020/21
    • Dates TBD
    • Will be a virtual classroom with in-person field sessions in Spring 2021
    • Expanded to 36 Coaches
  • OYSA will apply to host a C Course every summer in the metro area.

Upcoming Special Topics Courses

Online Courses

Talking Tactics

    • Talking Tactics is free of charge to any OYSA coach.  We do ask that if you register but cannot attend that you notify us.

Contact the office if there is any continuing education that you would like to see OYSA offer.

Click here for upcoming free clinics.

Grassroots Course Details

Eligibility

All you need to get started with our Grassroots courses is a Profile in the Learning Center.

Once you create a profile, you can begin watching our Introduction to Grassroots Module immediately. Once that’s done, you’ll be eligible to take our online Grassroots courses and sign up for our in-person Grassroots courses.

To progress to the USSF D Course, complete one of the four online Grassroots Courses, and complete two of the four in-person Grassroots  Courses (one must be 11v11).

Course Structure

  • Online courses are $25 and will take about 2 hours to complete.
  • In-Person Grassroots Courses are 4 hours long, 2 hours in the classroom and 2 hours on the field.

D License Eligibility

In order to register for the U.S. Soccer D Course, all candidates must meet the following pre-requisites:

  • Two in-person Grassroots Courses (one must be 11v11 and the other one can be 4v4, 7v7 or 9v9)
  • One online Grassroots Course across any of the four levels (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11)

OR, if you previously earned a USSF F, USSF E, or both:

  • USSF F + Introduction to Grassroots Module + 11v11 Grassroots in-person course + one other Grassroots in-person course of your choice
  • USSF E + Introduction to Grassroots Module
  • USSF E + USSF F + Introduction to Grassroots Module

Course Structure

  • Course Meeting 1
    Three days onsite with full group (starts Friday evening)
  • Development Period 1
    6-8 weeks in home environment with assignments and mentoring
  • Course Meeting 2
    Three days onsite with full group (starts Friday evening)

The D Course facilitates the improvement of the candidates in the Six Tasks of a Coach across all four game models (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11) with an emphasis on Coaching Training Sessions.

U.S. Soccer Licenses

All USSF courses are listed in the Learning Center. OYSA offers Grassroots, D & C Courses in Oregon.

C License Eligibility

In order to register for the U.S. Soccer C Course, all candidates must meet the following pre-requisites:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have held a U.S. Soccer D license for at least 12 months
  • -OR- meet the waiver guidelines
  • Currently coaching

Interested candidates who wish to apply based on a waiver must submit an application directly to the hosting organization.

Course Structure

The C course consists of two course meetings separated by a development period. The total course duration is approximately 2-3 months.

  • Course Meeting 1
    Five days onsite with full group
  • Development Period 1
    6-8 weeks in home environment with assignments and mentoring
  • Course Meeting 2
    Five days onsite with full group

COACHES!!

OYSA’s goal is that all coaches receive training every year.

OYSA recommends that recreational coaches use Play Practice Play as their training methodology.

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