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"E" License FAQ's

GENERAL

Who is permitted to host “E” courses?

  • The appropriate State Association (youth, adult, or joint) shall conduct “D” and “E” courses through their state coaching programs, with oversight by the U.S. Soccer Federation Coaching Education Department. The Federation may also conduct these courses.

Is there a waiting period between the “E” and “D”?

  • Yes, applicants must show they have been “actively coaching” for a minimum of six (6) months.

"E" COURSE CONTENT

Will there be an “E” candidate manual?

  • At this time there will not be a separate manual for the “E” course. Power point content will be available online. In addition, the new curriculum will serve as a resource guide book.

Will all course materials be provided in Spanish?

  • "E" license course materials will be available in Spanish.

"E" COURSE GRADING

What are the minimum competencies for earning an “E” License?

  • Completion of the CDC Online Concussion Training assignment.
  • Completion of the Laws of the Game assignment.
  • Completion of the Team Management assignment.
  • Completion of the Risk Management assignment.
  • Submit a practice training session and receive a satisfactory score.
  • Receive a satisfactory score for the on-field coaching assignment.

How will the minimum competencies for the “E” License be measured?

  • Satisfactory completion of the competencies listed above.

Can a candidate fail the “E” course?

  • Candidates are graded either "pass" or "incomplete" for all written, oral and field components of the course and must receive passing scores in all test areas in order to earn the "E" License.
  • If a candidate receives an incomplete score, he/she has the option to “retest” that subject at a future “E” course.
  • There is no “waiting period” or set time period for the candidate to retest.
  • Retest fees and registration process is at the discretion of the hosting organization.

Who will issue the “E” License to the candidate?

  • The hosting organization will issue the “E” License certificate.

"E" LICENSE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

What are the requirements to enter the “E”?

  • Applicants are recommended to be a minimum of 16 years old.
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