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Coaching Development

Ontario Soccer is committed to coaching development for all. Whether you're a parent wanting to volunteer, a player exploring other opportunities to be involved in the game, or a soccer professional wanting to advance your career, we have courses and resources for you. All course registration is done online.

In addition to coaching courses, Ontario Soccer puts on the annual Ontario Soccer Summit, expanded from the yearly Coaching Conference, to bring the best minds from across the world to Ontario.

Clubs can register to host courses online.

Ontario Soccer offers the following courses:

Canada Soccer Grassroots Coach Education Program

  • Active Start
  • FUNdamentals
  • Learn to Train
  • Soccer for Life

*Make Ethical Decisions, Making Headway in Soccer, and Respect in Soccer are required for these courses.

Canada Soccer Advanced Coach Education Program

The Canada Soccer Advanced Coach Education Program encompasses the Canada Soccer C Licence Program through the Canada Soccer Executive Leadership Program.

Each program culminates in the granting of a Canada Soccer Coach Education Licence.

For more information about the C Licence Program, please click here.

For information about other courses within the Canada Soccer Advanced Coach Education Program please click here.

Coaching Licensing Courses and Ontario Soccer Specific Coach Education**

  • Canada Soccer C License Course
  • Ontario Soccer Goalkeeper Coach Certificate and Diploma Course
  • Ontario Soccer Technical Directors' Diploma Course
  • Ontario Soccer Fitness Coach Diploma Level 1 and 2

*Make Ethical Decisions, Making Headway, and Respect in Soccer are required for these courses.