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Illinois Youth Soccer National Youth License


Illinois Youth Soccer, along with US Youth Soccer, is pleased to offer the National Youth 
License course this summer. The coaching curriculum of the course is based on physical, mental and emotional needs and capabilities of players from ages 4-12. 
Club coaching directors, youth coaches, physical education teachers, and soccer administrators for children’s soccer should attend the course if have the D license. *This course is also good for CEU’s with US Soccer. A total of 8 CEU’s are given upon successful completion of the course.
Dates: July 23-27, 2013 with check in and introductions on July 23th at 6:00 p.m... The 
candidate must attend all dates in order to complete this course.
Location: Southwestern Illinois College (Belleville Campus) 2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, IL 
Accommodations: Candidates arrange for their own lodging and meals and Host Hotel is 
Holiday Inn with link on website with reasonable room rates and breakfast. The first night will 
be at the host hotel location in their meeting room. If you are looking to room with someone let 
us know so that we can coordinate. 
Registration Link:
Contact for Illinois Youth Soccer is Coaching Education Coordinator Ivan Rico at 847-290-1577 


Go to IL Youth Soccer Courses Page 

Session Plan Presentation from MN Youth Soccer

Below is a link to a presentation produced by Andy Coutts, Director of Education Minnesota Youth Soccer. The presentation walks "E" License candidates through how to properly prepare a good session plan.  
For More Info From Minnesota Youth Soccer Visit their Coaching Resources Page
For More Info about Coaching in Region II See the links below to each state's Coaching Page 


Kansas Youth Soccer National C License

USSF National "C" License Course at Ottawa University from July 27-August 4, 2013. Coaches are expected to be in attendance for the entire duration of the course in order to complete - NO EXCEPTIONS! Registration options are:

1. Residential ($1,150) - includes course registration plus lodging (two to a room; 4 in a suite) and all meals for the duration of the course.

2. Commuter ($900) - includes course registration plus lunch and dinner for each day of the course.

*Registered AND COMPLETED applications will be notified of acceptance within four weeks from the start of the course.

Find out more information on the Kansas Youth Soccer Coaching Page


Minnesota Youth Soccer US Soccer National "C" License

Minnesota is excited to announce they will be hosting the US Soccer National "C" Licnese and NSCAA Advanced National Goal Keeping Diploma this year.

  • National C | August 3rd - August 11, 2013 | St. Catherine's University-St. Paul, MN

Links to State Coaching Course Calendars:


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