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The USSF National 'D' License is the prerequisite for USSF National 'C' Course. There is a 12 month mandatory wait between these courses.
Candidates require a current Risk Management card.
'D' License Waivers are no longer offered or accepted.
Payment & Cancellation Policy:  Full tuition is required at the time of registration.

USSF National D Course Offerings Livonia, MI l 7/27-29/18

(Weekend 1) & 12/28-29/18 (Weekend 2) 

USSF National D License (Prerequisite: E License)

Tuition - MSYSA Member: $350.00 + US Soccer Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $375.00
Tuition - Non MSYSA Member: $375.00 + US Soccer Digital Coaching Center Cost $25.00 = $400.00The D License is a 36-40 hour course designed for the experienced coach who has already earned a National E License.  It consists of theoretical (classroom) and practical (field) instruction on teaching the four components of soccer; technique, tactics, fitness and psychology as they relate to U13-U14 players.  The course is broken down into four phases:  Preparation Phase, Instructional Phase, Deliberate Practice Phase and Performance Review Phase.  This course also includes an extensive "methods" component designed to improve the teaching skills of coaches in recognizing "coachable moments".  The minimum time is would take to receive a D License is 2-4 months.
Candidate Outcomes:

PASS = USSF 'D' License.
PROVISIONAL STATUS = MSYSA 'D' Certificate of Completion & eligible for a Performance Review (Re-Test) after 6 months.
FAIL = MSYSA 'D' Certificate of Completion.  To obtain the USSF 'D' License a candidate must retake the course in its entirety.

United States Soccer Federation Grassroots Courses

The Grassroots Licensing Courses will consist of four (4) in-person experiences and four (4) online experiences. Prospective coaches will have the option to engage in any of these new courses-in any sequence-after completing a free introductory module provided by US Soccer. These in-person experience are available by the formats of play (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11).

MSYSA In-Person Course Associated Costs:

4v4 = $45 (Does not include the US Soccer $25 surcharge)

7v7, 9v9, 11v11 = $70 (Does not include the US Soccer $25 surcharge)

Grassroots Online Offerings:

4v4 ($25) - 2 Hours, Self Paced