Long Island Junior Soccer League
The LIJSL Office will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day and will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28

Course Information

The Long Island Junior Soccer League Coaching Academy, in conjunction with the United Soccer Coaches, has developed a progressive series of courses that aim to guide coaches from beginner level (players age 4-8) through U19 competition. See below for an explanation of each course.

Foundations Of Coaching Level 2 Diploma – This course meets the mandatory coaching license requirements for U9 and U10 travel coaches.

The LIJSL/United Soccer Coaches Foundations of Coaching Level 2 Diploma is a four-hour, in-person course. Foundations of Coaching Level 2 Diploma focuses on the two “S’s of development” – skills and soccer. Coaches will learn the fundamental difference between a drill and player-centered activity. There will also be age-appropriate activities that relate to a player’s physical, cognitive, and mental development. The course then leads into how to develop activities to foster skill development and discussion on the principles of play, tactics, and strategy. 

Click Here to see a listing of current Foundations Of Coaching courses.

Course Price: $65

For more information please contact the league office at (631) 648-9020, or LIJSL Director of Coaching Education John Fitzgerald