2016 E Course Dates and Course Content for "E" Certificate Course

  • Develop the core coaching competencies necessary to effectively teach the 9-12 year old athlete and team.
    ·       Help coaches understand the characteristics and needs of an athlete in the Basic Stage of our Long Term Athlete Development Model.
    ·       Establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in order to proceed through the sequence of coaching development courses.
Curriculum (18 hours):  
  • The curriculum is designed to improve development of players in the organized player base in the United States, concentrating on  creating more organized, age-appropriate training sessions, developing coaching practices and creating an environment that is fun for the players.
    - See more at: http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/Coaching-Education/Coaching-Home.aspx#sthash.sI5pZ1ng.dpuf
Pre-Course Assignments: 

Candidates are required to complete pre-course assignments. Candidates must complete two (2) Laws of the Game assignments and a Concussion Awareness course. In addition, candidates must choose to complete two team management assignments and a Prevention and Care webinar.
Each assignment must be submitted during the opening lecture.

1. Laws of the Game
Part A – Complete the "E" License Referee Assignment by watching the U.S. Soccer Referee module ("E" License candidates are required to complete modules 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17)

Candidates are not required to print a completion certificate. Your exam results will be automatically shared with your State Soccer Association host and U.S. Soccer.

Part B - Research and write a brief report on the rationale of modified small-sided games rules.
Contact your local League or soccer organization to locate the modified rules of play for the team that you coach. Read and review the modifications for the following FIFA Rules:
1 Field, 2 Ball, 3 Players, 5 Referee, 6 Assistant Referee, and 7 Duration of Game.


2. Team Management - English (.pdf)
3. Risk Management Assignment
- Concussion Awareness - English (online)
* Candidates are required to print a completion certificate and submit during the opening lecture.

If you are experiencing difficulties accessing the online concussion assignment, you may request a CD-ROM version of the course from the CDC at no cost. If you would like to order a copy of the course on CD-ROM, visit the CDC publication order form.

You may also contact ncipcdirinfo@cdc.gov or print and use the written test below.

- See more at: http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/Licenses/National-E.aspx#sthash.2MnTuUzB.dpuf


Prevention and Care Webinar: Watch
Candidates must complete a webinar on Prevention and Care. This must be completed in order to be eligible for an E License.


Dates: August 5-7 

  • August 5 - 7:00pm- 10:00pm   Classroom / Theory - Location: SYA office, 5950 Centreville Crest Lane, Centreville, VA  20121
  • August 6 - 8:30am -5:15pm FIELD WORK- Location: SYA Sports Park: 6626 Bull Run Post Office Rd, Centreville, VA                  
  • August 7  - 8:30am - 5:15pm      FIELD WORK - Location:  SYA Sports Park:  6626 Bull Run Post Office Rd, Centreville, VA,  
TO REGISTER:  If you are a current SYA coach, please email Beth Bogemann at admin@syasoccer.org to get a payment code before registering for the course.  Registration is now handled through VYSA.  Use this link to register on VYSA website:  https://www.youthleaguesusa.com/vysa/school/cgi-bin/course.cgi
Questions?  Email Beth Bogemann at admin@syasoccer.org.