Return to Play Updates
This course will be rescheduled to a future date.
US Club Soccer Press Release: Click Here
About the Course:

LaLiga Formation Methodology courses outline the philosophy and methods used across LaLiga to train, develop and form some of the world’s top players. The 2½-day level 3 course includes theory and practical sessions both on and off the field.

Topics include:

  • Methodological Foundations of Training
  • Structure of Training
  • Development of the Training Model
  • Training Tactical Concept
  • Training Technique
  • System Development and Strategy
  • Training Physical Elements

Friday, August 9: 5 p.m. –9 p.m.
Saturday, August 10: 8:30 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Sunday, August 11: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Subject to change. All times referenced are local time zone.


Classroom and field sessions will be held at the National Sports Center at 1700 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449

IMPORTANT: To protect the rights of LaLiga and the clinicians, attendees are prohibited from taking videos of any of the presentations throughout the course.


Registration will be offered at a future date once TCSL solidifies a new date for the course.


Individual – TCSL Coach = $325

Individual- Non-TCSL Coach = $400

Multiple/Club Coach Registration (up to 5 coaches) – If you register 4 coaches, the club receives an additional registration for free.
*Additional free registration is reflected in the pricing (club receives 5 registrations for the cost of 4).

Multiple/Club Coach Registration (up to 10 coaches)- If you register 8 coaches, the club receives 2 additional registrations for free.
*2 additional free registrations are reflected in the pricing (club receives 10 registrations for the cost of 8).

Registration will be accepted until August 5th at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Refund/cancellation policy:  A coach seeking to withdraw from the course must do so in writing to Ashley Lehr at [email protected]. If a coach cancels more than three weeks prior to the first day of the course, a $25 admin fee will be charged, and the remaining fee will be refunded. If a candidate does not show up for the course, only attends a portion, or fails to cancel at least three weeks prior to the course, there will not be any refunds issued. 

Felipe Vega-Arango, current Technical Director of the first LaLiga Academy in the US (Miami). Former head coach and Technical Head of the Salomon Islands National Team, Felipe is a UEFA-PRO Licensed coach with more than twenty years of experience in Spanish and American grassroots development. From the coach’s development perspective and beyond his mission in Spain, Felipe is one of the FIFA Technical Experts, training more than 500 coaches around the world during the past two years.


Rafa Gil is a UEFA-PRO Licensed coach with a master’s degree in football team management and training. He is the director of the Málaga CF Academy and is a professor and speaker of methodology at the Spanish school of coaches. Previously, he worked as a Director and coach of the LaLiga High Performance Center in the UAE and coach of the U17 Saudi National Team. Gil has over 15 years of of coaching experience in all divisions of Spanish football.