In NJ Youth Soccer’s Coaching
Healthy Habits course, learn the three simple things you can do to
help your players stay healthy and perform their best: encourage players to
Drink Right, Move More and Snack Smart. In this FREE six minute online training
developed by US Youth Soccer and Healthy Kids Out of School, you’ll learn about
basic nutrition and physical activity for young athletes and find practical
tips to implement these healthy principles at your training's and matches.
Part of the mission of New Jersey Youth Soccer is to provide coaching education to those involved in the game. To accomplish this mission, NJYS offers a complete coaching schools program. You can also find material on line to help you become a better coach.
Coaching Schools Program: The New Jersey Youth Soccer Coaching Schools program is designed to address the needs of the American youth player and coach. The NJYS State "F" Course, National "E", and National "D" License Courses are taught by the New Jersey Youth Soccer Coaching Schools Instructors. Note: US Soccer requires the National "E" License as a prerequisite for the National "D" License course. NJYS will also host on an annual basis the 5 day National Youth License.
NJYS Coaching Schools also offers other informal clinics specially designed for the novice Recreational Level Coach in the form of the 3 hour "Y" Clinic, AND can also tailor informal 2-3 hour on field and/or in classroom specialty clinics to suit your needs. For more information on the Licenses and clinics mentioned above contact the NJYS Director of Coaching.
US Soccer Federation National License Courses: US Soccer conducts 9 day residential courses the National "C", and National "B" Licenses leading all the way to the National "A" License. You may also find out about other US National E and National D licenses scheduled by US Soccer through their online coaching education platform called the digital coaching center www.dcc.ussoccer.com. Note: When possible NJYS will attempt to host the National "C" License Course (see above). For a list of available National "C" License courses in Region I click here.
Additional Online Resources: The Internet provides a wealth of coaching education resources. US Youth Soccer online coaching education platform enhances the experience and opportunities for the US Youth Soccer players, coaches and parents. The platform features read at your own pace pages, video and document downloads. click here