Long Island Junior Soccer League

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