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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce registration is now open for two new Canada Soccer Coach C Licence courses, which will begin on September 22, 2021 and October 5, 2021 respectively.
These courses offer a theory component (delivered online) and an in-person practical component, which will take place at the Ontario Soccer Centre, under the Ontario Soccer Return to Play Guidelines.
The Canada Soccer Coach C Licence is the entry-level course for the Licensing Stream pathway and prepares the coach to progress to the Development Stream (Children or 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 modules covered throughout the workshop includes content on:
Coaches who obtain a C Licence Certification, upon successful completion of the evaluation component, will be able to act as a Head Coach in some Regional Leagues as well as hold an Assistant Coach role within the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL).
What are the course pre-requisites?
Prior to registering for the C Licence course, coaches must complete the following:
The completion of Learn to Train OR Soccer for Life is strongly recommended.
Dates & Location
Theory Component - Online sessions will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on the following dates:
The On-field Practical Session will be held at the Ontario Soccer Centre (7601 Martin Grove Road - Vaughan, Ontario) from 8:00am to 5:00pm on the following dates:
NOTE: 100% attendance and engagement is required for the duration of the course.
Structure & Cost of the C Licence Course
The course is currently structured using a blended learning approach consisting of eight online sessions, delivered through Zoom, and one in-person, on-field practical session at a total cost of $850.00 per coach. This fee includes the cost of a single evaluation attempt.
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.
If you have any questions, please contact Lyndon Hooper, Coordinator, Coach Education, Player Development & Club Licensing.