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Coaching Courses


Alabama Soccer Association, US Soccer, US Youth Soccer and NSCAA - Partners in Education

To request to host a US Soccer Course, please complete the Application to Host a Coaching Course and email to Technical Director Zac Crawford at

ASA SPECIAL TOPICS SYMPOSIUMS- by member club request. Topics can vary between Parent Education, Striking/Goalkeeping, Developmentally Appropriate Sessions, Specialized Coaching Education, Long Term Athlete Development, etc.

D License Schedule: click HERE for more info on the D License Course

D License Instructional Phase (1st Weekend)- Precourse Work is required.  Candidates must design and execute a session plan for each of the 3 topics listed in the Preparation Phase.  Click HERE for the list of topics. 
February~20-22, 2015: Huntsville, Alabama
CANCELLED due to low registration.  15 candidates must be registered 3 weeks in advance of course.
D License Instructional Phase (1st Weekend)- Precourse Work is required.  Candidates are encouraged to register at least 4 weeks in advance.  Candidates must design and execute a session plan for each of the 3 topics listed in the Preparation Phase.  Click HERE for the list of topics. 
March 13,14,15, 2015: Fairhope, Alabama
Click here to register.  Cost-$100 for ASA Members, $150 for Non Members
Minimum 15 candidates required
It is strongly suggested that candidates are currently coaching in the 12-14 year old range.
Fri-Daphne Recreation Department
Sat-Trione Fields
Sun-Founders Park
D License Performance Review Phase (2nd Weekend)- Birmingham, TBD May, 2015.
Future D License Instructional Phase are tentatively scheduled for either early June or late July around the Birmingham Metro Area.  The Performance Review Phase will be hosted in Birmingham in December 2015.

Typical Schedule- Fri 5:30pm-9:30 pm, Sat 8:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Various Dates Feb/March 2015 Birmingham Metro Area
Precourse Work is required, Use of Technology
Cost-$100 for ASA Members, $150 for Non Members

E License Non-Traditional Tentative Schedule

Friday Feb      20th        6-9 pm Classroom       CLASSROOM PART 1- -Intro,Methods I, II, & III   ASA office-Birmingham

Monday Feb    23rd       6:30-9 pm Field           FIELD PART 1-Instructor Model Sessions-Individual Att/Def, Functional Technique- Passing & Receiving

Wednesday Mar 4th       6:30-9 pm Field           FIELD PART 2-Instructor Model Sessions Goalkeeping/Finishing, Principles of Play (Attacking,Defending,Transition- 3v 3 to 9 v 9)

Friday Mar 20th             6-9 pm Classroom       CLASSROOM PART 2-Methods IV, Video Analysis- Technique/Tactics, Principles of Play, Candidate Presentation

Saturday Mar 21st          9 am – 4 pm Field       FIELD PARTS 1 &2-Instructor Model Sessions

Sunday March 22nd       1-6 pm Field                FIELD PART 3-Candidate Coaching

E License
February 27, 28, March 1, 2015 Montgomery YMCA : Montgomery, AL (Location 300 Brown Springs Road)
Precourse Work is required
Details Forthcoming Click HERE to REGISTER
Cost-$85 for ASA Members, $125 for Non Members
Future E License Courses are TBD based on community need per request.  ASA typically hosts 5-8 per year at various locations around the state.  A minimum of 15 candidates are required for a course to make.

Youth Module Schedule - Click here

Are you an ASA affiliated club?  If you have 100% registration with ASA and USYS, you can host the Youth Module to your ASA registered coaches as part of your membership. 10 coaches are required to participate. Contact Technical Director Zac Crawford

Youth Module 1- U6 and U8

Youth Module 2- U10 and U12


NSCAA Courses -

Click here to request to host a course.

NSCAA State Director- Jason Neumann E:

For a brief summary on each course, see Overview
For more on Licensing Standards, Click here

Cancel Policy

For all ASA Coach Education Courses

  • More than 21 days – full refund minus 3% credit card processing fee
  • 7 -21 days before start date of Coaching Education Course full refund minus 20 % of course fee
  • 3 to 7 days before start date of Coaching Education Course -50% of course fee will be refunded
  • 2 days or less before start date of Coaching Education Course-No Refunds. However, if a candidate can be moved to another course, we will apply 50% of the paid course fee to the new course.
  • Candidates will receive a full refund for a Coaching Education Course that is cancelled by ASA





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