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National C License

General Info



Course Description:

Coaches who register for this course can expect weekly learning opportunities that will feature a mixture of independent learning using online modules and live virtual meetings led by a licensed U.S. Soccer Instructor. Coaches will be asked to participate in discussions so each person should have access to the internet and a web-camera/live video capabilities. The virtual meetings will take place on agreed upon days and times based on the instructors for the course. Coaches may be asked to participate in the field component as either coaches or players, so please come prepared to actively learn. 


Candidates that register for this course are expected to attend all course meetings to be eligible to receive the license. 


Eligibility Requirements: 

In order to be considered for the U.S. Soccer C course, all candidates must meet the following prerequisites: 

·        At least 18 years of age

·        Have held a U.S. Soccer D license for at least 12 months OR meet the waiver guidelines 

·        Currently coaching


Waiver Requirements:

Applicants who hold certain foreign licenses or have a minimum amount of professional playing experience may be considered eligible without holding the U.S. Soccer D License.

Minimum pre-requisites:

• Certain foreign licenses (subject to review by U.S. Soccer) -OR-

• Applicant has two-(2) years playing experience with a Senior National Team and/or two-(2) years playing experience on a FIFA recognized “1st Division” outdoor professional team.


This information must be reflected on the coach’s LC profile. Official proof of playing and coaching experience must be provided via letter head from the affiliated clubs, leagues, or organization from the affiliated clubs, leagues, or organizations.

Interested candidates who wish to apply based on a waiver must apply directly to the KSYSA. Please email Paul Fabry at to receive your waiver application. Further instructions will be given on how to fill out and complete the waiver process. *Requesting and applying for a waiver DOES NOT guarantee acceptance to the course. Candidates must be approved by US Soccer prior to being accepted to the course*.


Course Structure:

The C course consists of Blended learning environment:

Start of Virtual Portion: Week of August 1st, 2022

In-Person Meeting: November 17-20, 2022

The total course duration is approximately 3-4 months.

All candidates must attend all meetings and cannot transfer between different national courses.  



For more course information and registration, please go to the US Soccer Learning Center:

For U.S. Soccer's Full course description:  CLICK HERE


Coaching Education Contact

Paul Fabry 
Director of Coaching