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PA West Coaching Requirement for Fall 2018
Effective September 1, 2018


Inhouse and Travel Coaches-

Please closely read the below coaching license requirements for Fall 2018 and forward — these requirements are effective September 1, 2018.

Volunteers not holding the required licenses this Fall and forward will not be able to coach. MASA will reimburse the $60 in person course (you pay and submit receipt to Basel)

MASA requested to host 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11 in person classes this summer in Moon. At the bottom of this page are dates, locations, and links to the currently scheduled courses at USC, Graham Park, and CV

The free online intro to grassroots coaching is a required prerequisite for all courses
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/16/details/1546


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Coaching Requirement for Fall 2018 – Effective September 1st.

Hello Club Presidents, Registrars, DOCs, Administrators, Team Managers, Coaches, etc.

As you may know the F and E Courses have been discontinued by US Soccer Federation. In their place are the following Grassroots courses – 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, and 11v11.

Per PA West Soccer policy, effective September 1st each coach will need to complete the below:


All coaches must complete the 20 minute Free Introductory course in DCC

If you currently have the D License (State/Cert. or Natl) --------You can coach all age groups, all levels.

If you currently have the E License-------- You can coach U19 and younger (Travel/Rec.)

If you already have the U6/8 modules – you can coach U6/U8 players (In-house/Rec/Classic)

If you already have the U10/12 modules------ you can coach U12 & younger (Travel/Rec)

If you already have the F License

  • And coach U6/U8 ------ you would need only 4v4 In-person

  • And coach U9/U10----- you would need only 7v7 In-person

  • And coach U11/U12 (Travel/Classic) ----- you would need only 9v9 In-person

  • And coach U13 & Older (Travel) -------- you would need only 11v11 In-person

  • And coach U13 & Older (Classic) ------- you would need the National D course. The prerequisite for taking the National D include: two (2) in-person courses, one of which has to be 11v11, and one On-line course of your choice.


And if you do not have any previous licenses, here is the new policy:

  • If you coach U6 and U8 players (In-house/Rec) ----------- you would need 4v4 In-person course
  • If you coach U9/U10 (In-house/Rec/Travel)------ you would need 7v7 in-person course
  • If you coach U9/U10 (Classic)----------------------- you would need 7v7 On-line & In-person course
  • If you coach U11/U12 (Travel/Classic) ---------- you would need 9v9 On-line & In-person course
  • If you coach U13 & older (Travel)-----------------you would need 11v11 On-line & In-person course
  • If you coach U13 & older (Classic)----------------- you would need National D course
  • If you are an Academy Director ----------------- you would need National C course



Introduction to Grassroots Coaching (Free, Required Pre-Requisite for all courses)
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/16/details/1546


4 v 4 In-Person - $60
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Aug 12, 2018 - Graham Park in Cranberry Twp
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/22/details/2398


7 v 7 In-Person - $60
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Aug 12, 2018 - Graham Park, Cranberry Twp, PA
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/21/details/2399

Aug 19, 2018 - Upper St. Clair Community & Recreation Center
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/21/details/2370


9 v 9 In Person - $60
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Aug 25, 2018 - Central Valley High School
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/20/details/2388

Aug 12, 2018 - Graham Park, Cranberry Twp, PA
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/20/details/2400

Jul 22, 2018 - Upper St. Clair Community & Recreation Center
https://dcc.ussoccer.com/courses/available/20/details/2368