Coaches Info

Coaches, keep this webpage in mind as a source of information, which is intended to provide helpful directions to current topics for coaching.

For coaches looking for more information about U.S. Youth Soccer, visit

Welcome to U.S. Soccer’s Digital Coaching Center (DCC), a state-of-the art online educational platform: The U.S. Soccer Digital Coaching Center (DCC), is a state-of-the art online educational platform. The DCC allows coaches to create a personal profile, register for courses, communicate with technical staff, take part in online courses, create session plans with an online graphics tool, access an archive of U.S. Soccer training sessions and much more.

Referee information:


Player Development Initiatives

Rules and Policies


Weather Guidelines

VSA policies


US Youth Soccer Player Development Model

Coaching Resources and Education from USYS

Link to: Coach/Youth training videos


Use this template to create PowerPoint for Team Meetings:

Template-Team-Meeting-2017 (Google docs)

Use this form to order equipment – Order for Soccer Supplies for AUSC

Use this form to schedule practices – Copy of 2017 Club Practice Fields

Fill out these forms and send to


Here is a link to the Vasta Performance Warm-up presentation.


Links and Forms for Coaches

quote Help your players establish and strive for stretch goals. Stretch goals are just beyond a player’s reach but can be achieved with effort over time. The best stretch goals are set by the players themselves. quote

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