January 11 - 13, 2024
Virtual (classroom) + Lakeville, Minn. (field)

U.S. Soccer Grassroots: 9v9

(1/4/2024 deadline)

This course serves as a pre-requisite to the ‘D’ License!


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9v9 Course Overview

The 9v9 Grassroots Course is a four-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module.

  • U.S. Soccer’s Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy
  • Play-Practice-Play Methodology
  • The Six Tasks of a Coach
  • Characteristics of players aged 11-12
9v9 Course Format
  • Two-hour “Classroom” (held virtually): Content geared towards the coaches participating in the course with the methodology within the course title (i.e. 9v9); an introduction to the Play-Practice- Play model
  • Two-hour field session: Content geared towards the player-centered Play- Practice-Play model: where you the candidate will work with age appropriate players and receive feedback/reflection.

January 11, 2024: 6pm-8pm (virtual classroom)

January 13, 2024: 11am-1pm (Field) at Lakeville North Dome

Candidates must have completed prior to registering:

  • U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module (online)