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Upcoming Courses

Upcoming West Virginia Soccer Association Coaching Courses:


WVSA E Coaching License

At: Musselman High School

When: February 19-21, 2016

The “E” license coaching course is designed to:

• Develop the core coaching competencies necessary to effectively teach the 9-12 year old athlete and team.

• Help coaches understand the characteristics and needs of an athlete in the basic stage of our long term athlete development model.

• Establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in order to proceed through the sequence of coaching development courses. What are the specific target outcomes of the course?

• To understand and effectively apply the principles of Long Term Athlete Development.

• To demonstrate competency in planning an age-appropriate training session.

• To demonstrate the essential competencies to execute a team training session that is focused on a technical function of the game.

• To understand concepts and recognize the principles of attacking and defending in a small-sided game environment. (3v3 to 9 v 9 adaptable to local competition structure)

Pre-Course Assignments

US Soccer "E" Manual Information

• The course will last 18 hours and will be held on Friday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm @ Musselman High School in Inwood.

• Interested coached can contact Gino Marchese at (540) 686-6802 or ginom@aol.com

• Coaches must attend all sessions to obtain certificate.

• Coaches must pre-register at http://www.wvsoccer.net/coaching_courses/


Please contact Kristi in the WV Soccer office at (304) 252-9872, ext 301 with any questions.

Interested coaches can click here to read about the “E” license:


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