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Coaching Education presented by Utah Youth Soccer

Thousands of coaches have attended and successfully completed a coaching course offered through UYSA. Regardless of the level of certification or license attempted, the prime objective of the coaching education program is to provide all coaches from the beginner to the most advanced with up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge.


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Youth Modules
Course Dates & Registration
National Youth Course

**Coming Soon**
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Grassroots License
4 hour course $75 plus $25 DCC
Block courses $100 plus $25 for each license in DCC

Digital Coaching Center
Course Dates & Registration

National D License
36-40 hour course $225
Course Dates & Registration

UNited Soccer Coaches

Beginner & Intermediate Courses
                  Development                         Course Dates & Registration
Goalkeeping Courses
Level 1-3 NEW
High School Courses
NFHS Fundamental of Coaching
High School Diploma
Advanced Courses
National Diploma Course
Advanced National Diploma Course
Director of Coaching Diploma Course


Coaching Course Overviews

  • Introduction to Grassroots Coaching- This free introductory module, which represents the first step in the newly revised coaching license pathway, is now the general starting point of the pathway and is the required prerequisite to undergo any of U.S. Soccer's Grassroots Licensing Courses. Coaches who complete the module will also be provided with four complimentary Play-Practice-Play training sessions.
  • The Grassroots 4v4, 7v7, 9v9 & 11v11 in-person courses will be offered through out the State. It is encouraged candidates take courses in blocks of two. 11v11 in person course will be required along with the choice of 7v7 or 9v9 in-person course. 

       UYSA Gaming League Requirements:

       State Gaming Leagues 

      Grassroots License - allows an applicant to be rostered as a coach or assistant coach on one Competitive team.               (U13-U19), and allows a person to be rostered as a coach or assistant coach on multiple X League (U9-U12) teams.
       D License - allows an applicant to be rostered as a coach or assistant coach on multiple Competitive/X League teams.             (U9-U19)
        *Pending UYSA BOD approval on 3/15/18
  • Interested coaches may begin with any in-person grassroots course of their choosing following the completion of the free Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module, which is offered in U.S. Soccer's Digital Coaching Center All candidates must be registered in the Affinity system before they will be accepted in the DCC. Enrollment in these courses will be open to all interested coaches who have completed the established course pre-requisites and registration guidelines.  
  • All licenses are non-expiring and are awarded following the completion of both the courses. Candidates wishing to attend a U.S. Soccer National Coaching School to take the "C" License course must have earned and held a National "D" License for a minimum of 12 months.


 Coaching License Waiver Information
Click HERE for License Waiver Application 
To pay your 'E' and 'D' waiver fee, click HERE
waiver fee must be paid online & course taken before submitting waiver and certificate to:
 To pay your Extension on 'D' waiver fee, click HERE.

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