skip navigation

Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma Level 1

2020 Course Dates

To Be Determined


This is a Diploma course produced by Ontario Soccer that combines theoretical and practical components of Soccer Fitness Training.

What do you learn?

Course components will touch upon of the following:

  • Strength training
  • Fitness assessments
  • Periodization
  • Monitoring and training male and female players
  • Aerobic energy system training
  • Anaerobic energy system training
  • Coordination

What are the course pre-requisites?

Prior to applying to the Soccer Fitness Trainers Diploma course, a coach  must provide proof of successfully taking the following:

  • One of Learn to Train; Soccer for Life; C Licence or B Licence Part 1 (or higher)
  • Make Ethical Decisions
  • Respect in Sport
  • Making Head Way in Soccer

Coaches must provide the required documentation in their Application that can be completed on Coach Centre. Once the coach’s application has been approved they will then be granted access to register for the course.

NEW - Structure of the Soccer Fitness Trainer Diploma Course

  • Online Learning Workshop #1: Introduction May 15 (12-2pm)
  • Online Learning Workshop#2:Periodization Training Theory June 26th (12-2pm) 
  • Online Learning Workshop #3:Special Considerations Theory     July 3rd (12-2pm) 
  • Live Weekend: Day 1: (Soccer Centre Vaughan, July 13th)       (9am-5pm)
    • Warm-Up and Motor Skills Theory
    • Fitness Assessment Theory
    • Fitness Assessment Practical
    • Lunch
    • Aerobic and Anaerobic Energy System Training Theory
    • Warm-Up and Motor Skills Theory
    • Aerobic and Anaerobic Energy System Training Practical
  • Live Weekend: Day 2: (Waterloo RIM Park, August 17th)           (9am-5pm)
    • Candidates’ Practical Sessions with Feedback
    • Lunch
    • Candidates’ Practical Sessions with Feedback
  • Video Feedback: to happen 4+ weeks following the Live Weekend

What is the cost?


How to apply?

Coaches create an account on Coach Centre if they do not already have an existing account. Applications will only be accepted via E2E Coach Centre. Coach Centre will send an automated email to the coach stating that the application has been submitted.

When does the next course begin?

To Be Determined.