Purpose: To prepare coaches to work with youth teams (U6 to U12) in a participation environment.
Nine weeks (Including summative assessment) with two in-person weekends.
Students who register for this course can expect weekly learning opportunities that will feature a mixture of independent learning using online modules, live virtual meetings, and in-person meetings led by a licensed U.S. Soccer Educator. Students should have access to the internet and a laptop/device with web camera/live video capabilities. The virtual meetings will take place on agreed-upon days and times. Students may be asked to participate in the in-person field component as either coaches or players, so please come prepared to actively learn.
Classroom sessions will be held at the Twin Cities Soccer Leagues offices in Bloomington and/or Augsburg University (Minneapolis).
Field sessions will be held at Augsburg University and/or Academy of Holy Angels (Richfield).
To register for the U.S. Soccer D course, all applicants must meet the following prerequisites.