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[Updated: 9/18/2014]

MYSA Recreation Coach Mentor Program

Tuition: $40  Register with MYSA

The MYSA Recreation Coach Mentor Program has been created to assist new recreation coaches by pairing them with mentors who will act as a resource and provide guidance. By offering this program, we are better able to support all of our clubs, coaches and players that are part of MYSA.

MYSA Youth "Y" Module - 4 hours per module (no prerequisite)

Tuition: (register with host club)

Three modules - U6/U8, U8/U10 and U10/U12 - designed primarily for that age group coach. The course is designed to introduce developmentally appropriate and age appropriate activities. The course takes the approach that the “game within each child” is at the center of all belief, decisions and actions taken by the child, coach and organization. Course content will include coaching philosophy and methodology, characteristics of players, and team administration/risk management.

Recommended reading for MYSA “Y” Module:
The Official US Youth Soccer Coaching Manual [105 pp - 4.6 MB]

Online Youth Module Supplement:
This online supplement is free for all member associations of US Youth Soccer and state associations.
Use Coupon Code: 846.

Online Youth Module Supplement: http://coaching.indianayouthsoccer.org/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx

Coaches can register for the course by setting up their own user name and password. If there are any questions please contact Andy Coutts or John Curtis at the MYSA office (952-933-2384 or 800-366-6972).

National "E" License - 18 hour course (no prerequisite)

Tuition: $200 - Register with MYSA

National “E” License Resources and Pre-Course Assignments:

National "D" License - 36 hour course ("E" prerequisite)

Tuition: $350 - Register with MYSA

In 2013, U.S. Soccer made significant changes to the "D" License Course format, explained here:
National "D" License Course Format.

Pre-Course Assignments: "D" Candidate Packet

Session Plan Assistance: “D” Content Detail Guide

Upgrading from a State "D" or "D" Certificate to a National "D".

[Coach Mentor Program Overview]

National Youth License

The National Youth License, a U.S. Soccer course administered by US Youth Soccer, focuses upon the nature of children and then adjustments adults must make to coach them. The course curriculum covers the ages of 4–12 years old.

Eligibility: Candidates must be 18 years old and hold a National “D” License or have the approval of the State Director of Coaching.

For an overview, calendar of courses and required reading, please visit: