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  • Jul 29
    U.S. Soccer National D-License Course - Shreveport
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    July 29, 2016 - July 31, 2016

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    Location: LSU-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA -LA


    The highest state license which combines thirty-six (36) hours of classroom and field sessions plus pre-course material. It is designed to develop the core coaching competencies necessary to effectively teach the 13-14 year old athlete and team. The course is split into two (2) weekends (Friday-Sunday) with a minimum of 60 days between each weekend. To receive the "D", one must attend the course in its entirety, complete/pass pre-course material, pass oral & practical exams.
     
  • Jul 30
    Youth Module 1 Coaching Course - Covington/Madisonville, LA.
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    July 30, 2016

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    Location: Coquille Sports Complex, Covington, LA -LA


    Youth Module 1 - U6/U8: A two (2) hour course of field sessions and one to two (1-2) hours of online education completed prior to the course. Designed for the parent/coach or novice coach with an emphasis on under 6 and under 8 players. Technique, psychology and FUN are introduced with an emphasis on player development. To receive the U6/U8 certificate a candidate must attend the course in its entirety as well as complete the online module.
     
  • Jul 30
    Youth Module 2 Coaching Course - Covington/Madisonville, LA.
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    July 30, 2016

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    Location: Coquille Sports Complex, Covington, LA -LA


    Youth Module 2 - U10/U12: A two (2) hour course of field sessions and one to two (1-2) hours of online education completed prior to the course. Designed for the parent/coach or novice coach with an emphasis on under 10 and under 12 players. This is a transitional age and a very important course for coaches moving from 6v6 to 8v8 soccer. To receive the U10/U12 certificate a candidate must attend the course in its entirety as well as complete the online module.
     

 

 

 

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Coaching Education

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Currently coaching education in Louisiana is available from US Soccer (USSF), US Youth Soccer (USYS) and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Below is a listing of all of the Coaching Education courses taught in Louisiana. Click a course title for a link to the corresponding page on the US Soccer, US Youth Soccer or NSCAA website.
 
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U.S. Soccer licenses are the officially sanctioned coaching courses of FIFA here in the United States.Over the past several years US Soccer has invested countless resources in developing coaching education curricula to help standardize how we teach our kids the game of soccer across the country. These efforts have culminated in a state-of-the-art on-line coaching education platform call the US Soccer Digital Coaching Center.

  • US Soccer National “F” License     This on-line course is focused on creating best practices in creating a fun, activity-centered and age-appropriate environment for 5-8 year old players. Please Note: The F-License course is a prerequisite for all higher level US Soccer courses.
                    Duration: 2 hours, but can be taken at the candidates own pace
                    Prerequisite: Candidates must be 16 years or older.
                    Cost: $25
                    Course Requirement: 15 Candidates are required to run a course
 
  • US Soccer National “E” License    This course is designed to develop the core coaching competencies necessary to effectively teach 9-12 year old players and teams and to teach the cognitive characteristics and needs of an athlete in the Basic Stage of our Athlete Development Model. Please Note: LSA Policy requires all individuals who wish to coach a team in the LCSL to obtain an E-License.
Duration: 18 hours plus pre-course material (emailed to the candidate at registration)
Prerequisites: Candidates must be 15 years or older and must hold a US Soccer "F" License. Candidates must also complete on-line Pre-course assignments.
Cost: $150.00
Course Requirement: 15 Candidates are needed to run a course
 
  • US Soccer National "D" License     This course is designed to develop the core coaching competencies necessary to effectively teach the 13 - 14 year old player and teams and to teach the cognitive characteristics and needs of an athlete in the Intermediate Stage of our Athlete Development Model.
Duration: 36 hours. The course is split into two (2) weekends (Friday-Sunday) with a minimum of 60 days between each weekend.
Prerequisites: Candidates must be 16 years or older and must hold a US Soccer “E” License for a minimum of 6 months. Candidates must also complete and pass pre-course material (emailed at course registration), pass an oral examination and practical examinations.
Cost: Instructional Phase - $150.00 & Performance Phase - $100.00 (Candidates have 12 Months to complete both weekends)
Course Requirement: 20 Candidates are needed to run a course
 
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US Youth Soccer's on line coaching education platform features read-at-your-own-pace pages, video and document downloads. US Youth Soccer have developed the Youth Modules Program for U6-U8 and U10-U12 both of which has an on line section and an on-field event. Both must be completed in order to fulfill the course requirements.
 
  • US Youth Soccer Youth Module 1     Designed for the inexperienced or novice coach coaching 5 – 8 year old players. Technique and the psychology of learning are introduced with an emphasis on fun and player development.
                    Duration:  1-2 hours on-line then 2 hours field sessions
                    Required minimum number of advance-registered candidates to conduct a course: 10
                    Prerequisite:  Candidates must be 14 years of age or older. No coaching experience is required
                    Cost: Free
 
  • US Youth Soccer Youth Module 2      Designed for the parent/coach or novice coach with an emphasis on U10 and U12 players. This is a transitional age and a critical course for coaches moving from a 6 v. 6 to an 8 v. 8 format.
                    Duration:  1-2 hours on-line then 2 hours field sessions
                    Required minimum number of advance-registered candidates to conduct a course: 10
                    Prerequisite:  Candidates must be 14 years of age or older. No coaching experience is required.
                    Cost: Free
 
  • US Youth Soccer National Youth License      This course focuses upon the nature of children and the adjustments adults must make to facilitate the physical, mental and emotional needs and capabilities of youth players. The curriculum covers the ages of 4-12 year olds. National Youth Licenses are coordinated through US Youth Soccer.
        Duration: Usually 6 days and sometimes held over two weekends.          
Prerequisite: Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must hold a US Soccer "E" License or have the approval of the LSA Technical Director
                     Cost: $675.00
 
  • TOPSoccer Coaching Course     The TOPSoccer Coaching Course guides both the novice and experienced soccer coach in providing a fun growth experience for soccer players with disabilities. The course presents information on player characteristics, the qualities of a good coach, how to utilize the TOPSoccer Buddy and modern coaching methods.
                    Required minimum number of advance-registered candidates to conduct a course:  10
                    Prerequisite: No coaching experience is required
                    Duration: 4 hours
                    Cost: Free
                    Course Requirement: 15 Coaches
 

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The NSCAA offers a comprehensive yet focused curriculum inclusive of all levels of the game. NSCAA courses are geared towards enhancing the development of the broadest cross-section possible of our membership. You may enroll in a course geared to the level of player you coach. We celebrate the immense knowledge current and former players bring to the craft of coaching, we embrace coaches new to the game and we honor the wisdom of veteran coaches. For coaching courses offered by the NSCAA, click the logo to the right.
 
 
 
 
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