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United Soccer Coaches Clinic

The Regional Diploma is a 6-hour, in-person course. The course has both field and classroom sessions focusing on 7v7 and 9v9 (U10/U12). Content highlights player development, principles of play, technique, and tactics with small-sided games.


Date: May 19th

Time: 12:30-6:30pm

Location: St. Luke's Event Center, Proctor, MN

Register Here

Meet your Instructor:

John Curtis holds his USSF “A” license, National Youth License, Talent Scout License, Coach Educator License, Director of Coaching License and has his United Soccer Coaches Premier Diploma. Curtis serves on the national staff for U.S. Soccer, US Youth Soccer and the United Soccer Coaches.


Coaching is the life blood of our organization.  Coaches volunteer countless hours to provide our athletes with valuable time playing, practicing, and having fun.  Our goal is to provide high quality coaching at all levels and have many resources available to facilitate that goal.  Below are links to coaching training, session plans, and other resources.

This is English Football Coaching at its best!  There are tons of resources from top youth development coaches.

This is the gold standard for coaching soccer in the United States, and includes many free videos and articles.  If you complete the appropriate level grassroots module online, you will be reimbursed the $25 course fee when you coach with us. (U6/U8 4v4, U10 7v7 or 9v9, U12 9v9, U13+ 11v11)

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For serious coaches, United Soccer Coaches offers valuable resources, training, and courses.  Membership is $150/year, but you can take individual courses without paying for a full membership.  If you complete the corresponding online module as listed above for US Soccer, you will be reimbursed $25 when you coach with us. (course fees may differ)


AYSA oversees all coaching requirements and provides additional resources for coaches. Requirements include:

  • Background Check (every year)

  • Child Safety Training (every year)

  • Concussion Training (every 3 years)


Other Resources

Additional Resources

6 Core Skills

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