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Upcoming West Virginia Soccer Association Coaching Courses:

“E” License Course – Elkins, WV

July 8-10, 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)



  • 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 3:00 pm @ Davis & Elkins College.
  • Interested coached can contact Jessie Roberts at senecasoccer@gmail.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:




The link below is for your to pay for your coaching course, BUT YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE COURSE ABOVE BEFORE YOU PAY FOR IT.

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