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U.S. Soccer Announces July National Coaching School Location and Spring “C” Retest Locations

Coaching Schools Provide Opportunity to Earn a Nationally Recognized License; Current CoachesNet Members Get Priority Registration Starting Today

CHICAGO (March 16, 2011) — U.S. Soccer’s Coaching Department will conduct National “A” and “B” Coaching Schools in July at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. Registration will open on Friday, March 18, after a pre-registration period for active members of CoachesNet, U.S. Soccer’s official coaches club. Current CoachesNet members will have the first opportunity to register for a summer course beginning today.

In addition, U.S. Soccer has finalized “C” license spring retest locations. Additional details and registration information can be found by visiting the Coaches section of

Participants at U.S. Soccer’s National Coaching Schools will have an opportunity to earn a nationally recognized license from U.S. Soccer, a member of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and the governing body of soccer in all its forms in the United States.

Coaches will interact with the nation’s top-level instructors, including current and former national team coaches, professional and international coaches. The licensing programs are focused on teaching soccer coaches up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge to provide coaches with the ability to improve the every day training environment for elite players and help them fulfill their potential as international, professional, collegiate or youth soccer players.

To learn more about what to expect at a U.S. Soccer course visit the Coaching Education section of

Registration opens on March 16 for CoachesNet members and March 18 for all eligible coaches. As always, space is limited for these select courses. More information on U.S. Soccer National Coaching Schools is available at

School                     Date             Location
National “A” License  July 23-31     University of Puget Sound; Tacoma, Wash.
National “B” License  July 23-31     University of Puget Sound; Tacoma, Wash.

For other coaching inquiries, please contact the Coaching Department at