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New Jersey Youth Soccer

A Youth Coaching Course

The A-Youth Course focuses on the development of elite youth players as a part of the pathway to becoming a professional player.

Eligibility

To be considered for the U.S. Soccer A-Youth course, all applicants must meet the following pre-requisites:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have held a U.S. Soccer B license for at least 6 months
  • Have 4 or more years of coaching experience (any level)
  • Currently coaching
  • Currently working in appropriate soccer environment for the course content
  • -OR- can work with a team of the appropriate level for the course content to complete the assignments (internship, etc.)

The A-Youth Course requires a comprehensive application from all interested candidates. The application must be submitted through the Digital Learning Center.

Environment

For the U.S. Soccer A-Youth course, candidates will be expected to complete their assignments while working with a team of elite youth players in a high-performance environment.

Course Structure

The A-Youth course consists of four course meetings separated by three development periods. The total course duration is approximately 5-6 months. The final assessment will be conducted in each candidate’s home environment.

  • Course Meeting 1: Five days onsite with full group
  • Development Period 1: 6-8 weeks in home environment with assignments and mentoring
  • Course Meeting 2: Five days onsite with full group
  • Development Period 2: 6-8 weeks in home environment with assignments and mentoring
  • Course Meeting 3: Five days onsite with the full group
  • Development Period 3: 6-8 weeks in home environment with assignments and mentoring
  • Assessment Meeting: Individual assessment in candidate’s home environment

Price: $4,000

Waiver Guidelines

Applicants who hold certain foreign licenses may be considered eligible without holding the U.S. Soccer B License.

Minimum pre-requisites:

  • UEFA Pro or UEFA 'A' (or similar)
Course Registration

Please visit the US Soccer Learning Center for information on upcoming A-Youth courses.

Contact Us

New Jersey Youth Soccer

569 Abbington Dr, Suite 5
East Windsor, New Jersey 08520

Phone: 609-490-0725
Email: [email protected]

New Jersey Youth Soccer

569 Abbington Dr, Suite 5
East Windsor, New Jersey 08520

Phone: 609-490-0725
Email: [email protected]
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