The following table helps youth soccer organizations and coaches understand and navigate each course pathway. In general, courses can be broken down into the following broad categories.
The following table provides a detailed overview of all courses that are available as part of the U.S. coaching course landscape. The New York Red Bulls and New Jersey Youth Soccer Association's main focus is at the grassroots level, this includes offering Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced courses, along with Specialty Courses appropriate for coaches at any level. This table is meant to provide a coach with the coaching curriculum available to them to further their skills at any level.
*The U6/U8 and U10/U12 Youth Modules consist of an online and field component. The first step in taking either of these courses is to register for the online module, to do this coaches are required to set up an account at US Youth Soccer and register for the respective online module, to do this click here. After completing the online course, coaches can then attend a field session that is set up at various locations within the state. There is no cost to attend these courses.
**The NJYSA F License remains the basic requirement to coach a travel team that is playing under a club associated with New Jersey Youth Soccer Association. Coaches that take the NJYSA F License will also be awarded the NSCAA Level 3 Diploma along with a 12 month free NSCAA membership.
As part of the New York Red Bulls overall course offerings and support programs, the following online education courses are recommended and are available through the NSCAA and US Youth Soccer. Online workshops provide a great supplemental resource to field and classroom based courses.
If you are a youth soccer organization and wish to host a course or discuss your coach education program, please click here to contact us (Select 'coach education' in the drop down menu)
If you are a coach and want to view a list of available Local Coaching Courses, please click here.
To learn more about suggested Coaching Course Pathways, please click here.