Coaching Resources

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
Inside Soccer
Kick TV