Coaches Courses

Coach Development Sessions

Referee Clinic: Monday, August 25th from 6:30-8:30 at the Marsh Grammar School – Auditorium
We invite coaches to attend the Referee Clinic to view the training that our Referees receive, as well as to get a better understanding of the rules of the game. You will be invited to ask questions, if you would like further explanations of rules or the proper steps on how to work with the referees.

Coach Orientation & Training: Tuesday, August 26th from 6-9 at the CGS – Auditorium & Gym
We will have a Coach Training Session with our partner, Challenger Sports. Please come dressed in athletic appropriate gear and bring water & a ball. This session has a lot of great perks, in addition to the valuable training it will provide. We will also be providing MYSA Coaching Handbooks that outline all rules and guidelines per division, as well as our policies and procedures.

Online Training Courses: FREE – Highly Recommended for all Coaches!

Concussion Certificate Course (CDC):
http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/index.html
Nutrition Module Online Course (MAYSA):
https://www.massyouthcoachingcourse.org/

Methuen Soccer invites all our currently registered Methuen Youth Soccer Coaches to get their G-License (the first Soccer Coaching License of the series) online from the comfort of your own home!

G License Online Registration:
http://www.mayouthsoccer.org/online_programs/g.aspx

About the G Online Course: It is a course designed to assist the coach to become a better “Activity Leader,” specifically when working with children from 5 to 8 years old. Also included is a nutritional module to help your players develop healthy nutrition and hydration habits in order to perform at their maximum potential. The Course cost is $40.00. Once you have completed the course, you can submit a copy of your newly acquired G License and the Receipt of Payment to:
MYSA
c/o Coach License Reimbursement
PO Box 1034
Methuen, MA 01844

The F-Course is the next step in your Soccer Coaching Licensing Career! This one has some pre-online course work and then you can sign up for the course through MA Youth Soccer’s Website down below.

Please complete the pre-course work prior to attending the F Live at: http://www.massyouthcoachingcourse.org
Complete both: Nutrition – Coaching Healthy Habits and The Pre-F Course — these are mandatory to earn your F License at the end of the F Live program and are free to take online.

F Live Registration:
http://www.mayouthsoccer.org/coaching.aspx

About the F-Course: The Massachusetts Youth Soccer F License Coaching Course is designed for the novice Coach who has some experience coaching players from U8 to U12. It is intended for those who coach or who intend to coach U10 and U12 teams. While there is no waiting period between the G License and the F License, in order to obtain an F License, a coach must first have obtained his or her G License. A candidate must also be 16 years of age or older. The F License Course is an 8 HOUR course that involves both classroom and field work. Bring your soccer ball, a notebook and pen, water and snacks and dress ready to play! The Course cost is $70.00. Once you have completed the course, you can submit a copy of your newly acquired F License and the Receipt of Payment to:
MYSA
c/o Coach License Reimbursement
PO Box 1034
Methuen, MA 01844

Please contact Cheri Reina-Thunstrom, MYSA Development Director with any other questions about the program.

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