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U.S. SOCCER WINTER NATIONAL COACHING SCHOOLS TO TAKE PLACE IN JANUARY ACROSS THE UNITED STATES

November 01, 2010

From the U.S. Soccer Communications Center:

U.S. Soccer Winter National Coaching Schools to Take Place in January Across the United States
Coaching Schools Provide Opportunity to Earn a Nationally Recognized License
Courses to Be Held in California, Arizona and Floride (schedule below)

CHICAGO (Nov. 1, 2010) - U.S. Soccer's Coaching Department will conduct National Coaching Schools for "A", "B", "C" and Goalkeeping License Courses in Arizona, California and Florida. Registration for each course opened on Friday, Oct. 29, after a pre-registration period for active members of CoachesNet, U.S. Soccer's official coaches club. Current CoachesNet members had the the first opportunity to register for the winter courses beginning on Oct. 27. Register Now for CoachesNet

Participants at U.S. Soccer's National Coaching Schools will have an opportunity to earn a nationally recognized license from U.S. Soccer, one of the most prestigious credentials a coach can hold in this country.

The National "A" License course will take place from Jan. 2-10, 2011, at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Fla., and The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. During the same time, the National "B" and "C" License courses will be offered at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., and Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz. The National Goalkeeping License course will run Jan. 23-30, 2011 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

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U.S. Soccer will also run two "A" Audit specific courses from Jan. 2-8 for current "A" license coaches looking to renew their license. Coaches can register to take the course at The Home Depot Center or at IMG Academies. The "A" Audit course is separate from the "A" License course and focuses on the latest trends in soccer through guest lecturers and incorporating U.S. National Teams.

Participants at U.S. Soccer's National Coaching Schools will have a chance to learn from some of the nation's top-level instructors, including current and former national team, 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, please visit http://www.ussoccer.com/Coaches/FAQ.aspx

Registration opened on Oct. 27 for CoachesNet members and on Oct. 29 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 ussoccer.com.

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School Date Location
National "A" Audit Course* Jan. 2-8, 2011 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
National "B" License Jan. 2-10, 2011 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
National "C" License Jan. 2-10, 2011 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
National "A" Audit Course* Jan. 2-8, 2011 The Home Depot Center (Carson, Calif.)
National "A" License Jan. 2-10, 2011 The Home Depot Center (Carson, Calif.)
National "A" License Jan. 2-10, 2011 University of Tampa (Tampa, Fla.)
National "B" License Jan. 2-10, 2011 Grande Sports World (Casa Grande, Ariz.)
National "C" License Jan. 2-10, 2011 Grande Sports World (Casa Grande, Ariz.)
National "GK" Course Jan. 23-30, 2011 The Home Depot Center (Carson, Calif.)
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* Audit course separate from "A" License Course.

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For other coaching inquiries, please contact the Coaching Department at coaches@ussoccer.org.

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