New Jersey Youth Soccer


Coaching Education

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  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.  We have been informed of the following National C License Courses are being held at the following locations:

Eastern New York   Orangeburg, NY  July 28-August 4, 2017 (Part 1) and November 17-19, 2017 (Part 2)

Eastern Pennsylvania  Manheim, PA  July 23-30, 2017 (Part 1) and October 13-15, 2017 (Part 2)

Maryland YSA   Ellicott City, MD  July 29-August 6, 2017 (Part 1) and December 1-4, 2017 (Part 2)

For more information on times, location and where to register 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  

Coach of the Year Applications
Recreation and Travel Coaches

The 2016 Bob McNulty NJYS Travel Coach of the Year is awarded to a competitive coach 

for either a boy's team or a girl's team for his or her coaching activities, sportsmanship, 

player development, personal coaching development and citizenship. The Bob McNulty Travel 

Coach of the Year is recognized at the New Jersey Youth Soccer Awards Banquet each January.  

The State winner will be submitted for regional and national consideration. The national 

Competitive Coach of the Year is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, as a part 

of the US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention each January.   

Nomination Form

The 2016 NJYS Recreation Coach of the Year is awarded to a recreational level coach 

for either a boy's team or a girl's team for his or her coaching activities, sportsmanship, player 

development, personal coaching development and citizenship. The Recreation Coach of the Year 

is recognized at the New Jersey Youth Soccer Awards Banquet each January.  

The State winner will be submitted for regional and national consideration.

The national Recreation Coach of the Year is announced at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, 

as a part of the US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention each January.      

For a list of current coaching courses please click on the link in the blue boxes above.


2016-2017 Non-Volunteer Registration Procedures

Registration open for the 2016-2017 season Non Volunteer pass.

New Non Volunteer

Returning Non Volunteer (you held a non volunteer pass for the 2015-2016 seasonal year starting with NV16) Please use the same account used when you obtained your NV16 pass.  You must complete a new background check.