|***THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY FULL AND NO LONGER TAKING APPLICATIONS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION TO ESPRUELL@CALSOUTH.COM.
***YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 16 YEARS OF AGE TO ATTEND THIS COURSE***
The "E" License is MANDATORY for ALL competitive level coaches. This 18-hour course is the most comprehensive course offered in preparation for the USSF "D" licensing course. Only a limited number of courses are offered each year and sign up for this course must be accomplished through the State Office. This course will be limited to 45 candidates.
•Methods of coaching
•Team Management Assignment-Choose ONE of the three prompts (Pre-course written)
•CDC Concussion (Pre-course online module)
•Laws of the Game (Pre-course online module)
•Principles of attack and defense
•Technique (Pre-course videos)
Course Length: 18 hours total- 5 hours in classroom and 13 hours of field work.
Any candidate that fails to attend the FULL 18 hour course will be ineligible to receive their "E" license.
Saturday 7/6 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 7/7 8:00am - 6:00pm
Meeting Location: B2-111
Cost: $95.00 per candidate. $85.50 for Cal South Coaches Association members
•Completed pre-course work
•Notepad and pen/pencil for classroom session
•Properly inflated size 5 soccer ball
•Appropriate soccer attire and comfortable training shoes for field work
•Water/snacks, sunscreen lotion (optional), portable chair (optional)
•Lunch (optional, as you will be allowed off campus for lunch if preferred).
Cal South “E” Pre-Course Assignments:
The Essential FIFA & Modified SSG Rules. You must register and complete the “E” License Referee Assignment Part A which can be found:http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/Licenses/National-E/Laws-of-the-Game.aspx
Please print out the certificate at the end of "E" License Referee Assignment Part A.
Part B of Assignment #2:
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 If you are not currently part of a league, please see:
Assignment #2: A written "Team Management Assignment". You will choose and complete 1 of the 3 prompts listed in the "Team Management" section of US Soccer's National "E" License Information webpage.
The CDC "Concussion in Youth Sports Assignment, which can be found:
Watch and compile notes on the major technical points of each of the US Youth Soccer Skills School Videos below:
•In Step Drive
•Dribbling for Control
•Receiving Ground Balls
It is MANDATORY that you complete the pre course assignments and turn them into the course instructor prior to the start of the course. You are required to be in attendance for the full duration of the course and also successfully complete a practical field session.
If a Candidate receives a "Not Ready" Grade, it’s strongly recommended the candidate attend the full "E" course at zero cost before attending the “D” Course.
All pre-course work can be found at: http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/Licenses/National-E.aspx
YOU WILL BECOME A MEMBER OF CAL SOUTH WHEN REGISTERING FOR A COURSE.