The NEP is committed to supporting our coaches with coach education and professional development opportunities. We believe that a coach can never stop learning and can always improve themselves in order to best support the players they are working with. Below is a list of our upcoming courses available to all of our NEP Member Club coaches!
USSF D License
Eligibility Requirements: In order to register for the grassroots modules, candidates must be at least 16 years old* and have completed the U.S. Soccer's Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module.
To best support our NEP coaches, team managers and clubs and families please take note of the following USSF Coach / Player support documents. These documents are part of the USSF Grassroots courses (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11 & D License). These are helpful guidelines for our coaches to utilize to ensure that they are supporting our developing players and maximizing our competitive seasonal play!
Understanding the pathways to further coach education and licensure can sometimes be challenging to understand due to the variety of coaching licenses, badges and diplomas both here in the United States but also abroad. Below are some helpful guides for our NEP coaches to follow!
To register for the U.S. Soccer D Course, candidates must meet the following prerequisites:
Here is U.S. Soccer's "License Pathway" that can be found online: https://learning.ussoccer.com/coach/courses/available/3/course-info