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GET YOUR COACHING LICENSE

Coaching Certifications

If you want to get a start in coaching, the best place to start would be a youth team for a number of reasons. We rely on volunteers to coach youth recreational teams, but encourage our parents to take classes to earn higher coaching certificates and licenses.

The United States Soccer Association has created new introductory courses will provide a supportive approach to teaching and coaching players at 4v4, 7v7, 9v9 and 11v11. Whether you are the unfamiliar parent volunteer, the transitioning player or a veteran coach, these courses will provide your with more knowledge and a better understanding of how to effectively develop your players.

Become a Licensed Coach

Iowa Soccer’s coaching courses are open to members and non-members. Members are entitled to a discounted course fee. A member is any parent, coach, player or club volunteer/board member/administrator who in the current seasonal year (September through August) has participated within an Iowa Soccer member organization (namely, your club). Non-members are those who participate in a soccer club or league that is not a member of Iowa Soccer (YMCA or church league, for example). If you are unsure about your member status, visit our Member Directory page to see if your organization or club is listed. If so, then you’re a member!

Iowa Soccer’s coaching courses are open to members and non-members. Members are entitled to a discounted course fee. A member is any parent, coach, player or club volunteer/board member/administrator who in the current seasonal year (September through August) has participated within an Iowa Soccer member organization (namely, your club). Non-members are those who participate in a soccer club or league that is not a member of Iowa Soccer (YMCA or church league, for example). If you are unsure about your member status, visit our Member Directory page to see if your organization or club is listed. If so (in the current seasonal year) then you’re a member!

COACHES CENTER LINKS

  • Coaching Certifications
  • Coaching Curriculum
  • Field Reservations

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  • Coaches Center
  • Education Center
  • Team Central
  • Training Center
  • WDMSC Apparel