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Technical Director Diploma

2019 Course Dates

Date Location
In Person Dates: November 21, 22, Dec 4, 16, Jan 24, Feb 12, 26, May 15, June 5 Ontario Soccer Centre (Woodbridge)
Online Classroom Dates: November 28, March 13, March 27, April 22

Overview

The Technical Director Diploma course is currently undergoing improvements and an update for the delivery of the course from 2019 and beyond will be provided later this year. 

What do you learn?

The course focuses on defining the Technical Director’s role and providing them with the necessary tools required to meet the demands of the position. The course addresses topics such as Match Officials Development, Program Development, Player Development through the Talented Pathway, Management and Leadership styles, Business Skills, Strategic Planning, Mentorship, and more.

The course is delivered through a mix of online and in-person modules. 100% attendance for all modules is required. Candidates will be required to complete pre-course tasks and post-course assignments, to receive their diploma.

What are the pre-requisites?

Prior to registering for the Technical Director Diploma course, you must complete the following:

B Licence Part 1 "Certified" (or higher/equivalent), OR Canada Soccer Children's Licence, OR Canada Soccer Youth Licence

Make Ethical Decisions Course

Respect in Sport Online Module

Making Headway in Soccer Online Module

Keeping Girls In Sport Online Module

What is the cost?

$795

How long is the course?

The course is delivered over the course of the year, through a mix of online and in-person modules scheduled at different points. 100% attendance for all modules is required. Candidates will be required to complete pre-course tasks and post-course assignments, to receive their diploma.

Application and Registration

Please click for a link to Coach Centre. Coaches are required to apply for the course, 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.

In order to complete registration the coach must then select which course they wish to attend. Coaches are required to make a payment for the course. Please note if a payment is not made within 24 hrs, the system will remove the candidate from the class list and the candidate would then run the risk of losing their spot on the course.

Certification:
Coaches will be mailed their Technical Director Diploma Certificate if they have successfully completed their post course work and had 100% attendance on the course.