The National E License Course will be held on March 17-19 at the College of St. Scholastica

Friday, March 17, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 18, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, March 19, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


The National E course is an 18-hour course, held over one weekend, which covers the elementary principles of coaching and prepares interested coaches for the National D course. The course consists of a series of lectures and field sessions, and attendance is mandatory for the full duration of all course meetings.

Target Outcomes of the E License Course:

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

  • Understand the characteristics and needs of an athlete in the Basic Stage of U.S. Soccer’s Long Term Athlete Development Model.

  • Demonstrate competency in planning an age-appropriate training session.

  • Understand concepts and recognize the principles of attacking and defending in a small-sided game environment.


Here are the steps to sign up for the E License Course:

1. First you must complete the F License Course. This course is a 2-hour online course. The fee for this course is $25.

Click here to register for the F License Course (registration link is near the bottom of the page).



2. You can then register for the E License Course. The fee for this course is $200

(There may be opportunities for partial reimbursement for coaches. Please stay tuned for more information.)

Remember, in order to register for the E course, coaches must first complete the online F license training. No exceptions.

There is also some online work prior to starting the first day of the E license course so register early!

Click here for more information on the E License Course (registration link is at the bottom of the page).


*If there is not enough interest in the E license course, it may be cancelled.



If you have questions about the courses above, please call or email the AYSA office:

(218)624-1713 or info@arrowheadsoccer.com