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Coaching Education/License

NYSA Rules for Coach Licensing

COACHING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: 6.02

U5-U12 recreational coaches have one (1) year to complete the age-appropriate NYSA Youth Module. U11 and up coaches have one (1) year to obtain the NYSA ‘E’ license. U11 and up competitive coaches have one (1) year to obtain the NYSA State/National ‘D’ license. 

Every coach must have completed, prior to the start of the next seasonal year, an age-appropriate Youth Module/License. Age appropriate is defined as:

A. U5- U8                                       MINIMUM U6/U8 Youth Module
B. U9- U12                                     MINIMUM U10/U12 Youth Module
C. U11 and above                           MINIMUM State 'E' License
D. U11 and above - competitive       MINIMUM State/National 'D' License

The head coach of each U10 and below team traveling outside of NYSA jurisdiction must have an State ‘E’ license and must be present at each match/event. The head coach of each U11 and above team traveling outside of NYSA jurisdiction must have a State/National ‘D’ license and must be present at each match/event.