Coaching License Level: "F" License


US Soccer National "F" License Coaching Course Instructions
A Step-by-Step Guide

US Soccer National "F" License

During two hours of online instruction, coaches are taught the proper techniques for these age groups.
Course Curriculum:

  • Kick-off
    • Introduction
    • Philosophy
    • Characteristics
  • 1st Half
    • Teaching
    • Designing an Activity
    • Designing a Lesson Plan
  • Halftime
    • Laws of the Game
    • Prevention and Care
    • Physical
    • Sleep
    • Nutrition and Hydration
  • 2nd Half
    • Technique
    • Small Sided Games
    • Facilitator Games
    • U6 Activities
    • U8 Activites
  • Closing


  • Minimum age - 16 years old

Course Length: 2 hours total (Online) - REGISTER HERE


  • Following each webinar, candidates are required to complete a series of multiple-choice questions. To successfully complete each webinar, all checks for understanding must be answered correctly. To maximize comprehension and facilitate learning, candidates will have multiple attempts to correctly answer all questions.


  • $25 -- To be paid upon registration on the US Soccer website

It is mandatory that a recreational coach hold a US Soccer National "F" License to coach in Cal South.

Step 1

 To register for the US Soccer National "F" License Coaching Course, first visit

 Under the "Coaches" tab on the homepage, select "Coaching Clinic Schedule".

 On the "Calendar Event" page, select "Coaching Education Course" in the "Event Type" drop-down menu. Then click "Search".

Step 2

  From the list of courses, select "US Soccer National "F" License" and scroll to the bottom of the page to click the "Register" button.

Step 3

 Upon completing your registration on the Cal South website, you will receive an email with a link to the US Soccer website.

 To complete the online course, click the link.

Step 4

 Once you enter the US Soccer website, you will first need to register as a new user, as it is a different platform from the Cal South site.

 Click on the "Sign Up" link on the upper right-hand side or located on the center of the page to start the process.

Step 5

 A pop-up window will appear with registration instructions. Please make sure to fill in all spaces provided.

 Click on "Sign Up Now" to continue.

Step 6

 Click on "Complete Now" to add your phone number and street address.

NOTE: This information is required before registering for the F License.

Step 7

 Complete all fields in the "Contact Details" pop-up.

 Click on the red "Save Changes" button to continue. 

Step 8

 On the navigation bar at the top of the page, you will see a "Courses" icon button. Please click on the icon.

Step 9

 Click the blue "Proceed to Registration" button at the bottom of the National "F" License Course page.

Step 10

Click the checkbox to accept the Terms and Conditions.

 Click on the blue "Proceed to Payment" button to continue to enter payment window.

Step 11

 Once your payment has been submitted, click on the blue "Go To E-Learning" button to view the F License webinars. 

Step 12

Click the blue "Start Webinar" in the "Kickoff Module: Introduction" to begin your F License. 

For US Soccer assistance, call (313) 808-1300 or e-mail

To see a list of available Cal South coaching courses, click here.

To go back to the Cal South Coaching Education Program Overview page, click here.

For Assistance registering with Cal South, contact (714)451-1513, or email