Question: View How do I go about becoming a coach?
Question: View What types of coaching education are available?
Question: View Are there minimum standards for coaching with an MYSA club?
Question: View How can I find out if clubs have coaching openings?
How do I go about becoming a coach?
Response: If you are one of the many people each year looking to coach youth soccer within MYSA, helpful hints on how to get connected and involved are located at Coaches/Manager > Resources > Become a Coach.
What types of coaching education are available?
Response: MYSA offers numerous coaching courses for coaching various age groups and for a variety of coach experience levels, training sessions, articles and sports medicine tips, and Coaches Corner, a free monthly e-newsletter.
US Youth Soccer offers a Coaches’ Connection website and monthly newsletter.
Are there minimum standards for coaching with an MYSA club?
Response: MYSA requires coaches to complete an annual background check through their clubs, and encourages but does not mandate a coaching certification or license. Be aware that some clubs do have minimum standards for their coaches so you should check with each club for its policy. MYSA encourages all coaches to seek at least some coaching education and training through their own club offerings, MYSA coaching clinics and courses, MYSA’s Annual Winter Symposium and PACT training seminars.
How can I find out if clubs have coaching openings??
Response: MYSA offers an online Coaches Exchange where clubs and coaches can connect with each other. You can also find individual club contact information through the MYSA Affiliate Club Directory.