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Kansas State Youth Soccer Association (KSYSA) offers a comprehensive range of Coaching Education courses through the US Soccer Federation, the national soccer governing organization in the country.

  • USSF "Intro to Grassroots" License is an FREE 20 MINUTE ONLINE course.
  • USSF "In Person Grassroots License" (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11) is a SINGLE DAY (4 hours).
  • USSF "Online Grassroots License (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11) is an ONLINE course (2 hours).
  • USSF "Grassroots D" License is TWO SEPARATE WEEKENDS (approximately 38 hours).


You MUST ATTEND the ENTIRETY of the course in order to complete.  You will not be excused due to conflicts (please reschedule or get coverage before registering).


You will physically participate during the course.


Pre-Requisites are in place for:

  • USSF "In Person Grassroots and  Online Grassroots" - THERE ARE NO PREREQUISITES
  • USSF "Grassroots D" - MUST have successfully completed the USSF "E" License and the Intro to Grassroots course, OR successful completion of the Intro to Grassroots course, one (1) online course (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11 or previous F license), two (2) In Person Grassroots licenses (one must be the 11v11).

**There are NO WAIVERS allowed for the In Person or Grassroots D Licenses.  Only Waivers allowed are for the C or B Licenses and ONLY US Soccer will allow based on your application.** - Please DO NOT ASK for waivers if you do not meet the requirements.


Each participant is provided with coaching materials including a course manual and resources and upon completion an official KSYSA certificate recognized by US Soccer and each of the 55 youth state associations. 



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The USC Coaching Course Menu is designed with flexibility in mind for coaches to choose their desired level of entry based on previous experience. Development courses all offer unique material and can be taken in any order. We recommend reading each course description to determine the best fit for you; make sure to pay attention to any potential prerequisites. 


USC offers several courses online including their Level 1 to Level 6 courses that can be done at the pace at your choosing. USC also offers several commuter and residential courses for the novice, intermediate and advanced coach, along with specific courses geared towards goalkeepers, directors of coaching and special topics that may be of interest to those coaches who are looking for course offerings that are very specific and detailed in nature. 


Click below to review the different options that are available via online or at a physical location.


*Coaches should register for the course(s) that best suits the needs of their players as well as meeting their own educational goals*


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