COACH EDUCATION All coaches are expected to continue their coaching education beyond the minimum requirements of WYSL 8-hr Coaching Course or AYSO U12+ Certification. Educational opportunities open to coaches include:
United States Soccer Federation WYSL Coaching Course is the first step for coaches wishing earn USSF (United States Soccer Federation) state and national coaching credentials (F-A licenses). FC Somers subsidizes the license programs. Participants may be required travel outside of Westchester. Upcoming courses. Contact Helen Brady for more information.
AYSO National Coaching Program, accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). Coaches obtaining U12 or higher certifications can lead a team to AYSO National Games, tournaments and league play. Certification programs are free and usually held locally. More information.
Other NSCAA – International Coaches Convention, etc.
|FCS Coaches Handbook||Got Soccer|
|FIFA Laws of the Game||WYSL|
|US Soccer Curriculum||ENYYSA|
|NY Red Bulls Skills Videos|
|US Youth Soccer||OTHER|
|US Soccer||Back of The Net|
|Positive Coaching Alliance|