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USSF National F License = $25.00
The “F” license is a 2-hour course, conducted entirely online, intended for all parents and coaches of youth players. The focus of this grassroots course is to share U.S. Soccer’s best practices in creating a fun, activity-centered and age-appropriate environment for 5-8 year old players.

To register for the F License please visit US Soccer's Digital Coaching Center:
 US Soccer Digital Coaching Center

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USSF National E License  (Prerequisite: F License)

  • Tuition - MSYSA Member: $150.00 + US Soccer Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $175.00
  • Tuition - Non-MSYSA Member: $175.00 + US Soccer Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $200.00

    The USSF National E License Course is an 18 hour course.  The curriculum will focus on age appropriate player development activities for ages U9-U12.  It will provide a basic understanding of coaching methodology and introduce the four pillars of soccer, stressing the technical side of the player as paramount at this stage and prepares interested coaches for the D License Course.

Candidate Outcomes:

  • PASS = USSF 'E' License.
  • Not Ready = MSYSA 'E' Certificate of Completion.  To obtain the USSF 'E' License a candidate must retake the course in its entirety.

NOTE:

  • USSF National 'E' License is the prerequisite for USSF National 'D' Course. There is a 6 month mandatory wait between these courses.
  • Candidates require a current Risk Management card.
  • E License Waivers are no longer offered or accepted.
  • Payment & Cancellation Policy:  Full tuition is required at the time of registration. 

 USSF National E Course Offerings

  Course    

Course
Location

Course Dates

     Course Times     

Registration

Grand Haven  TBD August 27-28, 2016 Saturday: 8am-7pm
Sunday: 8am-7pm
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Traverse City Keystone Soccer
Complex
Nov 11-13, 2016 Friday: 5pm-10pm
Saturday: 8am-6pm
Sunday: 8am-6pm
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USSF National D License (Prerequisite: E License)
  • Tuition - MSYSA Member: $350.00 + US Soccer Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $375.00
  • Tuition - Non MSYSA Member: $375.00 + US Soccer Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $400.00
The D License is a 36-40 hour course designed for the experienced coach who has already earned a National E License.  It consists of theoretical (classroom) and practical (field) instruction on teaching the four components of soccer; technique, tactics, fitness and psychology as they relate to U13-U14 players.  The course is broken down into four phases:  Preparation Phase, Instructional Phase, Deliberate Practice Phase and Performance Review Phase.  This course also includes an extensive "methods" component designed to improve the teaching skills of coaches in recognizing "coachable moments".  The minimum time is would take to receive a D License is 2-4 months.

Candidate Outcomes:
  • PASS = USSF 'D' License.
  • PROVISIONAL STATUS = MSYSA 'D' Certificate of Completion & eligible for a Performance Review (Re-Test) after 6 months.
  • FAIL = MSYSA 'D' Certificate of Completion.  To obtain the USSF 'D' License a candidate must retake the course in its entirety.

NOTE:

  • The USSF National 'D' License is the prerequisite for USSF National 'C' Course. There is a 12 month mandatory wait between these courses.
  • Candidates require a current Risk Management card.
  • 'D' License Waivers are no longer offered or accepted.
  • Payment & Cancellation Policy:  Full tuition is required at the time of registration.

USSF National D Course Offerings

Course National D - TBD
(Both Weekends)
National D - TBD
(Both Weekends)
Location TBD
(Classroom, Field Sessions & Performance Review)
TBD
(Classroom, Field Sessions & Performance Review)
Dates Instructional Phase: TBD
Performance Review: TBD
Instructional Phase: TBD
Performance Review:  TBD
Instructional Phase Times Friday:  TBD
Saturday:  TBD
Sunday:  TBD
 Friday: TBD
Saturday:  TBD
Sunday: TBD

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USSF National 'D' License - Phase 4 - Performance Review (Testing)
First Time Candidates Cost $75.00 + Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $100.00.  Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phase 1-3
Retest Candidates Cost $125.00 + Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $150.00.  Prerequisite: Provisional Status OR State 'D'License awarded June 2013 and after.
Retesting candidates must consult with Paul Thomas, MSYSA Director of Coaching, prior to course registration for approval.  
  • If you are looking to upgrade from a State 'D' to a National 'D' and took the 'D' Course prior to March 2013 you must register for and retake the new USSF National 'D' Course in its entirety.  If you took the 'D' Course after March 2013 and received a State Pass you can register for Phase 4 - Performance Review (Testing) Course to re-test for a National Pass.
  • 'D' License Waivers are no longer offered or accepted.
  • A 'D' License is required to apply for the 'C' License Course.  Mandatory wait between these courses is 12 months.

USSF National D License Course - Phase 4 - Performance Review Offerings

Course  "D" Performance Review
 First Attempt
 Provisional and State D Retest
"D" License Performance Review
First Attempt
Provisional and State D Retest
Location MVP Fieldhouse Grand Rapids Legacy Center Brighton 
Dates Nov 4-6, 2016 Dec 27-28, 2016 
Times Friday:  5pm-10pm
Saturday: 8am-6pm
Sunday: 8am-6pm
TBD


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