Canada Soccer Youth Licence

From Canada Soccer:

Coaching Stream:
Youth Development Stream

Course Duration:
15  in-person workshops days divided into 4 or 5 blocks over a period of 12 – 18 months.  Includes: online modules, classroom, field and online course work; in situ demonstrations of competency recorded and submitted via video

Course Objectives:
The Youth Licence is the Development Stream pathway for coaches working with players between the ages of 13-18. The Licence  continues the facilitation of learning opportunities for the coach to work effectively with youth players in the Development Stream.

Target Candidate:
Those coaches working actively working with players aged 13-18.

Admission Criteria:
Successful candidates are required to have the following certifications:

  • Canada Soccer ‘C’ Licence (or higher certification)
  • Current coaching role
  • Previous coaching experience
  • Endorsement of Provincial/Territorial Member Association and current club/academy
  • Candidates may be required to complete an interview process

Course Fee:

Cost includes:
Access to online learning management system; Canada Soccer branded Nike kit (not including boots and trainers); access to Canada Soccer session planning software (1-year subscription); all course components and equipment, including notebooks and course material; lunch on each day of the in-person workshops.

To apply:
Complete the Canada Soccer Coach Education Application

For more information on the Canada Soccer Youth Licence, click here