Resources & Links
Coaches, increase your exposure to player development resources, foot skills, and games that meet the needs of your players.
---our national soccer organization
Coaching Education “…designed to improve development of players in the organized player base in the United States, concentrating on creating more organized, age-appropriate training sessions, developing coaching practices and creating an environment that is fun for the players.
Best Practices “…designed to give youth and junior level soccer coaches in the United States a set of fundamental tools to help open up the game of soccer to young players in ways that celebrate the sport's spontaneous qualities.”
Licensure “…designed to meet needs of coaches ranging from the parent coach, who is usually inexperienced in soccer, to the former professional player desiring to become sufficiently proficient to coach in top-level amateur, pro and international competitions.”
---our national youth organization
“…US Youth Soccer provides a healthy activity through its recreational and small sided games programs. These programs emphasize FUN, and de-emphasize winning at all costs.”
Coaches grid that will lead you to small sided games, videos, etc…
---our state organization (Mobile Apple devices might not work)
“…creating training environments where the focus is on the development of our players, and not the short-term goal of winning a game or medal. “
Licenses: National (USSF) “E”, “D” and “C” licenses are scheduled through Washington Youth Soccer.
Age Appropriate Training Sessions: Videos and diagrams created 6 through 12 year old players.
Note: Other state soccer organizations offer “soccer session plans” on their websites.
They have recently established a relationship with Washington Youth Soccer, and provide education and licensing.
---our regional organization that organizes U-11 and older matches
Byte Size Soccer access is offered through SYSA
User Name: sysa Password: district1