Upcoming Coaches’ Courses
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This 5 hour course is recommended for parents and recreational coaches working with children in the ages of U6, U8 & U10. All applicants must be 16 years of age or older to attend course. The course provides a better understanding of the specific age groups and how to place players in age appropriate activities. Developmental characteristics of the age group are covered. The course consists of 3 hours of practical field work and 2 hours of classroom theory.
Candidates who attend the course receive an official US Youth Soccer Coaching Manual, Kentucky Youth Soccer Lesson Plans, Coaching Articles, and a certificate upon completion of the course.
Minimum Coaching for Select level coaches went into complete effect on September 1, 2009. Kentucky Youth Soccer became the 29th US Youth Soccer State Association to mandate coaching education. The aim of this coaching plan will be to assist coaches in using concepts and theories for age-appropriate training.