Coaching Certification Information
New Hampshire Soccer Association
The new USSF coaching curriculum and Grassroots courses has given NHSA the opportunity to better structure the coaching certification requirements to match the needs of the volunteer coaches in NH. The current standards went into effect at the start of the 2018 season (September 2018).
The NHSA coaching certification standards are as follows:
Definition of ‘Competitive’ and ‘Travel/Recreational’ pathway categories:
|Competitive Level||Travel / Recreational Level|
|Professional and Volunteer Coaches||Volunteer Coaches|
|The teams participates in NHSL Division 1 or top division in another league.||The participates in NHSA Division 2 or 3, or is in a recreational league.|
Coach Jeffrey Cousineau, Director of Coaching Education, presented at the NHSA Annual General Meeting, on March 10, 2018. At the AGM, Coach Cousineau discussed the coaching certification requirements, grandfathered licenses and how the new Grassroots coaching curriculum from USSF fits into soccer in NH.
Click on the button below to download the memo distributed by Coach Cousineau at the 2018 NHSA AGM outlining the new coaching certification requirements.
Click on the button below to download a PDF copy of the coaching certification slide presentation given by Coach Cousineau at the 2018 NHSA AGM.
All registration for NHSA hosted USSF Coaching Courses is conducted through the USSF Learning Center. Coaches must first create a free profile in the USSF Learning Center and then complete a free 20-minute webinar, ‘Introduction to Grassroots Coaching’ before they can register for a course.
Click below to download a memo that details how to create a free profile in the U.S. Soccer Learning Center.
Coaches can now print their license through the U.S. Learning Center.
The New Hampshire Soccer Association (NHSA) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization established to promote, educate and advance the game of soccer in New Hampshire.
1600 Candia Road, Suite 3
Manchester, NH 03109
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