D License FAQ
What are the key components of the "D" license course?
What are the target outcomes for a “D” coaching candidate?
Is the “D” course a U.S. Soccer license course?
Who is permitted to host “D” courses?
How do I register for a course?
Is there a waiver process which permits a candidate to bypass the “E” license and begin with a “D” course?
After earning an “E” license, is there a waiting period between the “E” and “D” courses?
After earning a “D” license, is there a waiting period between the “D” and “C” courses?
"D" COURSE FORMAT
After July 1, 2013, State Associations and/or hosting organizations will need to comply with the following protocols:
"D" COURSE CONTENT
Will there be a “D” candidate manual?
Will there be a “D” instructor manual?
Will course materials be provided in Spanish?
"D" COURSE GRADING
What are the standard grading policies for earning a “D” License?
The instructor will explain the distinctions between the National “D” License, a “Provisional Status” and a “Fail” (F) Result
Scoring Scale (based on 100 point scale)
Download - D License Grading Rubric Document (PDF)
Provisional Status Grade:
(Note: candidates must attend the entire Performance Review Phase).
If a coach earned a Not Ready (NR) score prior to 2013 and wishes to earn a National “D” license they must meet the following minimum criteria:
Is it required that every “E” and “D” course instructor be certified by U.S. Soccer?
What are the standards to be a Regional instructor?
"D" ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
What are the requirements to enter the “D” license course?
Is there a waiver process which permits a candidate to bypass the “E” license level and begin with a “D” course?