Ontario Soccer, in consultation with Canada Soccer and governmental advisors, continues to monitor the most recent developments surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the resulting public health crisis.
Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce a new National C Licence course, to be delivered online, with an in-person date taking place at the Ontario Soccer Centre, at a date to be confirmed.
The course includes online and in-person education. For the in-person portion of the course, attendees will be required to observe regional public health and safety protocols, while properly socially distancing and wearing appropriate personal protection equipment.
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.
What do you learn?
The C Licence content involves theoretical and practical components focusing on holistic, effective coaching. The workshop modules covers content including:
Coaches who obtain a C Licence Certification will be able to be a Head Coach in some Regional Leagues, and an Assistant Coach in the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) or League1 Ontario.
What are the course pre-requisites?
Prior to registering for the C Licence course, coaches must complete the following:
Structure of the C Licence Course
The course will consist of eight (8) online Zoom sessions and one (1) on-field practical day.
Dates & Location
Evening Online Classes via Zoom – Starting Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
On-field Practical at the Ontario Soccer Centre (7601 Martin Grove Road - Vaughan, Ontario)
NOTE: 100% attendance and engagement is required for the duration of the course.
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.
How do I stay connected with Ontario Soccer?
If you have any questions, please contact Alex Di Noia, Coordinator, Coach Development.
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