Coaching License Mandate

Beginning September 1, 2015:
All Coaches and Assistant Coaches listed on Travel teams MUST have at least the F license. We no longer take any other licenses except for the F license and higher!  

The New Online F license has two parts - the online course and the field module.  You have one year from the time you take the first part to do the second part.  You can do them in whatever order you prefer.  
The online course is open all of the time and you can take this at your convenience.  The field module will be scheduled and announcements will be sent out when they become available.  You can also check our website and/or ENYYSA website for field modules and dates and locations.
The online course can be taken at this link US SOCCER DIGITAL COACHING CENTER  
If you have taken the online portion and forgot to download the license, just sign back into the system and you can retrieve. Go into your profile section of the DCC page and that is where the link is so you can retrieve your PDF certificate.
There is an F License Add on Module being offered on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Flying Changes Bed and Breakfast Soccer Facilities located at 357 County Highway 9, Oneonta, NY, at 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm.  You must register for this course as walk-ons are not allowed.  To register and for more information in regards to this course, please click this link ~ Add On Module Course Information and Registrations.
There is an USSF E License course being offered on Saturday, April 29, 2017 through April 30, 2017 at the Sportsplex of Halfmoon, 1 Corporate Drive, Clifton Park, NY. This is a two day course which combines field and classroom instruction in intermediate coaching and teaching methodology.  This course is a preparatory course geared toward those candidates that plan on taking the "D" licenses and want to obtain a National D license status.  Candidates have a chance to receive invaluable feedback from the instructor.  Please upload a passport size photo when registering for this course.  The cost is $200.  It is important to dress for physical activity and bring a soccer ball and water.  You just have at least the USSF F license as a prerequisite and you must be a at least 18 years old.  For more information and to register, please click this link ~ E LICENSE COURSE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION.

**F License Add-on Field Module Information: (please read)

F license Course - Currently in the Capital District Youth Soccer League (CDYSL) and Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) all coaches and assistants starting in September 2015 must have a coaching license to coach a competitive travel team.  
There are 2 parts to the course.  One part is the on-line module that is produced by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).  This on-line part costs $25 and when you sign up to take the course you also register on the Digital Coaching Center (DCC). This part takes about 2 hours to complete and is very professionally done.  The second part is a practice part that is about 1hour & 30minutes.  Currently, this part is free and is sponsored by the ENYYSA identified above.  Both parts must be completed within a year of each other.  
The practical part for the last 1.5 years has been free.  However, starting in July there will be a charge for the practical part as well as the normal charge for the on-line part.  The charge for the practical part will be announced soon.  If any club wants to sponsor a F add-on license before the additional charge kicks in then you can contact ENYYSA at 888-536-9972 and ask for Joanne Roth or contact Roy Pfeil at 331-3935 or email him  All courses must have between 22 and 26 candidates.  Once a course is set up there will be a broadcast to the CDYSL database announcing the course and a registration process set up on the ENYYSA website.



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