CYSA District 2 has changed their soccer coaching credential policy, and coaches are now able to enroll and complete both CYSA and NSCAA courses. You can find available CYSA D2 Coaching Courses listed on the CYSA website, and NSCAA Coaching Courses on their website.
This policy pertains to ALL District 2 coaches for Division 1 (Class 1) and Division 3 (Class 3) teams.
This policy commences June 9, 2009, and for the purposes of the requirements outlined below, a playing season is considered to run from Sept. 1st through Aug. 31st of the following year.
Head coaches of U8 through U10 teams must hold a minimum of the CYSA F license or NSCAA State diploma or NSCAA Youth diploma.
Head coaches of U11 through U12 teams must hold a minimum of the CYSA E license, the NSCAA Regional diploma or NSCAA Advanced Youth diploma, USSF "E" or FIFA Regional "E" license, or AYSO Advanced license.
Head coaches of U13 through U15 teams must hold a minimum of the CYSA E/D license or NSCAA Advanced Regional diploma.
Head coaches of U16 through U19 Division 3 (Class 3) teams must hold a minimum of the CYSA E/D license or NSCAA Advanced Regional diploma.
Head coaches of U16 through U19 Division 1 (Class 1) teams must hold a minimum of the CYSA State D license or NSCAA National Youth diploma.
The NSCAA Premier diploma will be recognized as equivalent to the USSF "A", FIFA Regional "A", or UEFA "A" license.
The NSCAA Advanced National diploma will be recognized as equivalent to the
USSF "B" or FIFA Regional B license.
The NSCAA National diploma will be recognized as equivalent to the USSF "C"
or FIFA Regional `C" license.
No coach shall be rostered as head coach on more than three (3) teams.
All coaches shall be required to hold the applicable license or diploma prior to the start of a new playing season.
All "new" coaches entering District 2 shall meet coaching requirements -- i.e. a CYSA coach who is new to the coaching of a U13 team in District 2 must hold a CYSA E/D license or NSCAA Advanced Regional diploma.
All assistant coaches must hold a minimum of a CYSA F license.
Coaches who do not currently possess the proper license will be given one (1) playing season to comply.
Recreational/Division 4 (Class 4) head coaches should obtain a minimum of a CYSA Pre-F license.
All foreign coaching licenses shall be reviewed by the District 2 coaching director for acceptance.
If any coaches have questions, please contact Steve Roberston, SCYSL Coaching Director at firstname.lastname@example.org