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New Online C License Course announced

By Staff, 06/09/20, 2:15PM EDT


The afternoon classes begin on July 6 and will have an on field component once Return to Play is confirmed

Play. Inspire. Unite. 

Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce a new National C License course, to be delivered online, with an in-person date taking place at the Ontario Soccer Centre, once Return to Play is confirmed.

The National C Licence is the entry level course for the Licensing Stream pathway and prepares the coach to progress to the Development Stream (Children), Development Stream (Youth) or Performance Stream (Senior). The C Licence involves the facilitation of learning opportunities for the coach to develop an understanding of the coaching process.

The C Licence content involves theoretical and practical components focusing on holistic, effective coaching. The workshop covers content including:

  • Vision, Mission, Values;
  • Understanding the Person, the Practice & the Play;
  • Mental Health and well-being in coaching;
  • Safe Sport;
  • The Coaching Process;
  • Designing and delivering a training session;
  • Introduction to the Principles of Play;
  • Developing the individual player;
  • Introduction to presentation skills;
  • Introduction to the use of technology in coaching.

Coaches who obtain a C Licence Certification will be able to be a Head Coach in some Regional Leagues, the OASL, and an Assistant Coach in the OPDL.

What are the pre-requisites?

Prior to registering for the C Licence course, coaches must complete the following:

Structure of the C Licence Course

The course will be held online, and details of all the dates can be found by clicking from the C License page.


  • Afternoon Online Classes – Starting Monday July 6, 2020 at 12pm to 2pm (32 spots)

NOTE: 100% attendance and engagement is required for the duration of the course.


  • While the course will be held online, coaches must be available to attend the in-person date of the course at Ontario Soccer Centre, on Friday November 6, 2020, to complete their C License Training. (7601 Martin Grove Road - Vaughan, Ontario)

What is the cost?


Application and Registration

Coaches are required to apply for the course via Coach Centre, providing proof of their completion of the pre-requisites. Upon being approved, coaches are then able to register for the course they are interested in.

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If you have any questions, please contact Alex Di Noia, Coordinator, Coach Development.