Coaching License

Long story short -

PlayOn! U6/U7/U8- Minimum: Intro to Grassroots in DCC, plus 4v4 Online in DCC.

Academy U7/U8 - Minimum: Intro to Grassroots in DCC, plus 4v4 Online in DCC.

X - League U9-U12 - USSF E, USSF D, National A-D or the NEW Intro to Grassroots in DCC, plus 11v11/7v7 or 11v11/9v9 in-person. Usually the in-person classes are grouped as 11v11/7v7 or 11v11/9v9 when you register. Either of those combos work.

U13 - U19 - USSF E, USSF D, National A-D or NEW Intro to Grassroots in DCC, plus 11v11/7v7 or 11v11/9v9 in-person.

U14-U19 Premier Head Coaches must have a USSF D, National D or higher. Premier Asst Coaches must have at a minimum the New Grassroots combos or USSF E. Only the Head Coach of a premier team U14 and older must have a D License or higher.

The chart below lists all possible Coaching License, but not all of them qualify you to coach. For questions concerning coaching license, please contact Jenni at the UYSA State Office 801.307.5150 or via email at jbreckenridge@utahyouthsoccer.net

If you don’t have a license, you can register/pay for a course and get a seasonal waiver for free until the course starts. This might help those that need to coach in a tournament or meet the requirements to create a team before the class actually takes place.

Seasonal Waiver*

If you can’t get into a class, you can apply for a one time only seasonal waiver. To receive a waiver the following 3 steps must be completed.

1.  Complete the Introduction to Grassroots in U.S Soccer's Digital Coach Center

2.  To pay your 'Grassroots' fee $25, click HERE

3.  Click HERE for License Waiver Application 

Email receipt of payment and completed waiver application to jbreckenridge@utahyouthsoccer.net (waiver fee must be paid) A copy of Grassroots Introduction does NOT need to be sent in, I will confirm completion in the DCC.

* A seasonal waiver is not a coaching license, the required coaching course must be completed to receive a license.

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** Only certain license allow coaches to coach in the State/Premier Gaming Leagues. EX. A Coach with a 9v9 License online, will show in affinity but coach will be red lined on a State/Premier roster as this course does not qualify them to coach in State Competition.

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