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United Soccer Coaches Courses


Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Mo., United Soccer Coaches has grown into the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization that serves members at every level of the game. They work hard every day to inspire coaches and ignite their passion for the game so they pass it on to players and others in the soccer community. 
United Soccer Coaches courses are designed to give coaches flexibility to choose their desired level of entry based on previous experience and at what level they are coaching. Development courses all offer unique material and can be taken in any order. 
USC and LSA National Diploma Course


United Soccer Coaches’ advanced diplomas have long been regarded as an excellent way to expand your coaching knowledge, advance your career, and improve your players’ development. And now, with our newest blended format, coaches with ever-demanding schedules can earn their diploma in the most time-friendly way possible while maintaining the integrity of these highly regarded courses.

The National Diploma's overall objective is to acquaint the coach with the technical, tactical, psychological, and physical needs of soccer players and provide an organized and progressive methodology of coaching those needs. The application of technical and tactical knowledge on the field is the central theme of the course. The course includes sessions on the teaching process, principles of play, the importance of leading, physical and psychological application to develop the player and team.


Time Commitment: 40 hours of directed learning

15 Online Learning Modules and Journal Assignments

Dates of Webinar/ Virtual Classrooms:

Tuesdays: June 8, 22, 29, July 6, July 13


Diversity & Inclusion, Sports Performance, Performance Analysis, Ethics, Feedback & Reflection


In-Person Dates July 23- 25

Tentative schedule:

Friday, July 23- 6-9 pm

Saturday, July 24, 9-6 pm

Sunday, July 25, 9-6 pm 



Classroom: Mandeville SC, 790 Florida St, Mandeville, LA 70448


Fields: Pelican Park, 63350 Pelican Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448



USC Online Grassroots Coaching Courses

United Soccer Coaches has met the challenges of COVID-19 head-on in its coaching education opportunities.  United Soccer Coaches Coaching Development Courses, can, for the present time, be enjoyed and completed exclusively online.
Each online course contain the following:
• An interactive lecture presentation 
• A full color PDF course manual
• A 64-page full color activity guide
• Access to 2 50-minute videos from the United Soccer Coaches Convention
To find out more about or register for a course just click the Course Title below 

4v4 Online Course

This course is designed for coaches with players ages 8 and under. The curriculum is packed with age-appropriate training activities around a 4v4 game structure. $20.00

7v7/9v9 Online Course

This combined course for the next level of coaching is a nine hour in-person course focused on the 9-12 year old player. Content highlights player development, principles of play, technique, and tactics with small-sided games. $20.00

11v11/Pre-National Diploma Course

Moving up the continuum of age levels to the 13 and above player, this Diploma is designed for an intermediate coach. It is focused on the 11v11 game with topics including the modern numbering system, formations and systems of play, player competencies and defensive and offensive tactics. $20.00

To register:

  • ​On the shopping cart screen, click on CHECKOUT.
  • On the right side, under Order Total, please enter LYSA2021 in the discount code box and then click APPLY.
  • On the left side of the page, enter your username and password and then click on LOGIN.
  • Enter your payment information and then click PROCESS PAYMENT.
  • After the payment has been processed you will get a receipt on the screen. There is a link at the bottom of that page to ACCESS YOUR ONLINE CONTENT. You will also receive an e-mail with the same link.
  • Click on the ACCESS YOUR ONLINE CONTENT button to go to our LMS page. Your course materials will be found in the COURSES section.
  • Should you need to login to your course without the links, visit
  •  and login to your account. You will use the same information setup when creating your account. The course will be listed under the COURSES tab once logged in.