The Community Stream Workshops are designed for grassroots coaches wanting an introduction into the basics of coaching soccer.
- Community Stream workshops are designed for the age and stage of development a coach is coaching (i.e. if coaching U11 players, a coach completes the Learning to Train workshop).
- Coaches having completed the appropriate workshop are considered “In Training“.
- To be a “Trained” Community Stream coach, a coach must complete the Making Ethical Decisions (MED) online evaluation. To get more information about MED click here.
- All workshops are participatory in nature providing coaches with stage specific training.
- To coach at U13 Provincials a coach must be a Trained Learning to Train or Soccer for Life Coach.
- To coach at U15 Provincials or higher a coach must be a Trained Soccer for Life Coach.
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The Licensing Stream is a traditional vertical pathway designed for the aspiring coach able to achieve higher performance standards.
- Candidates must be 16 years of age.
- For coaches wanting a more in-depth understanding of coaching methodology and the game of soccer.
- Designed for active coaches of Learning to Train, Training to Train and Training to Compete players.
- No community stream workshops need to be completed to register for the Provincial C-License course.
- Alberta Soccer delivers the C License and B License (Part 1) courses.
- Canada Soccer delivers the B License (Part 2) and the National A-license.