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Blended National C License

Candidates that register for this course are expected to attend all course meetings to be eligible to receive the license. 

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for the U.S. Soccer C course, all candidates must meet the following prerequisites: 

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have held a U.S. Soccer D license for at least 12 months OR meet the waiver guidelines
  • Currently coaching

Waiver Guidelines

Applicants who hold certain foreign licenses or have a minimum amount of professional playing experience may be considered eligible without holding the U.S. Soccer D License.

Minimum pre-requisites:

  • Certain foreign licenses (subject to review by U.S. Soccer) -OR-
  • Applicant has two-(2) years playing experience with a Senior National Team and/or two-(2) years playing experience on a FIFA recognized “1st Division” outdoor professional team.

This information must be reflected on the coach’s LC profile. Official proof of playing and coaching experience must be provided via letter head from the affiliated clubs, leagues, or organization from the affiliated clubs, leagues, or organizations.

Interested candidates who wish to apply based on a waiver must contact Rick Meana at [email protected] 

Course Structure:
This is a 20 week course comprised of virtual classroom meetings, online learning experiences and in person field sessions. 19 weeks of virtual classroom meetings. Averaging 3 hours per week of candidate engagement in large group, small groups, instructor groups and individual meetings with an assigned instructor.  The in person session consists of (2) 4 day weeks, 2 full days and 2 half days of small group activities and individual field work.  

Cost:  $1900.00  (approximately) Fee does not include hotel and meals

Dates for 2021-2022 to be announced.

The National C License Retest-Performance Center

A retest is an additional opportunity to earn a passing grade (green light) on the Final Training Session assignment and Assessment.

The retest is scheduled between 8 am-5 pm, the exact time will be determined based on the number of candidates

Once a candidate who received a Provisional Status register for a retest:

  • The candidate will update their original final training session plan (the candidate will be reassessed on their original Final Training Session topic) and submit it into the Learning Center one week prior to a pre-assigned instructor.
  • The instructor will provide feedback on the training session plan for the candidate to consider before the retest.
  • The candidate will execute the Orientation and Learning Stages (up to 20 minutes) of their training session with players/teams 13 and older at a scheduled retest site.

The same criteria followed at the original course will be used for the (retest) assessment.

If the candidate receives a red light on the retest, or if the 12-month period expires, the candidate would be required to retake the entire course.

  • When can a candidate attend a retest? There is no waiting period from the time a candidate receives provisional status.
  • The candidate has a maximum of 12 months to attempt a retest, from the last date of the original course.
  • Eligible candidates can attend any retest location.
  • Candidates are provided one (1) retest attempt.

Note: A no-show by a candidate, who registers for a Retest, will count as an official retest opportunity.

Cost: $175.00

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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