US Soccer Learning Center Coaching Courses
The Grassroots Courses focus on U.S. Soccer's Coaching Education Philosophy, Play- Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, & the characteristics of players in the specific game model (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11).
All you need to get started with our Grassroots Courses is a profile on the U.S. Soccer Learning Center
Once you create a profile, you can begin watching our Introduction to Grassroots Module immediately. Once that's done, you'll be eligible to take our online Grassroots courses and sign up for our in-person Grassroots Courses.
To progress to the USSF D License, you need to watch our Introduction to Grassroots Module, complete one of the four online courses & complete two of the four in-person courses. One of the in-person courses must be 11v11.
Online courses are $25 and take about 2 hours to complete.
In-Person Courses are 4 hours long and prices are set by the State Associations.
The D Course facilitates the improvement of the candidates in the Six Tasks of a Coach across all four game models (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11) with an emphasis on Coaching Training Sessions.
National d license
In order to register for the U.S. Soccer D Course, all candidates must meet the follow prerequisites:
Introduction to Grassroots Module
Two-In Person Courses (One must be 11v11)
One online Grassroots Course across any of the four levels
OR If you previously earned a USSF F License , USSF E License or both:
USSF F + Introduction to Grassroots Module + 11v11 Grassroots In-Person Course + one other Grassroots in-person course of your choice.
USSF E + Introduction to Grassroots Module
USSF E + USSF F + Introduction to Grassroots Module
Course Meeting 1
Three Days Onsite with full group
Development Meeting 2
6-8 weeks in home environment with assignments and mentoring
Course Meeting 2
Two days onsite with full group