Press Release
Cal South Announces LA84 "D" License Course for Female Coaches and Those Who Coach Female Athletes
enero 04, 2013

Cal South Announces LA84 "D" License Course for Female Coaches
and Those Who Coach Female Athletes
January 26-27 and April 13-14, 2013 | Santiago Canyon College, Orange, CA

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January 4, 2013 (Fullerton, CA) - The LA84 Foundation and Cal South will host a four-day "D" license coaching course over two weekends, on Saturday and Sunday of January 26-27 and April 13-14, 2013. The course will focus on female coaches and those who coach female athletes.

The location will be Santiago Canyon College at 8045 E. Chapman Avenue in Orange. The hours for the clinic on each of the four days will be 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Attendance of all four days of the course is required.

Thanks to the generosity of the LA84 Foundation, registration for the course is only $70 for Cal South Coaches Association members and $80 for non-members. The course is limited to the first 48 coaches.

This "D" course is currently open for registration to all interested coaches who have held a USSF "E" license for a minimum of six months. Register for this course here -

The "D" license is strongly recommended for all competitive coaches of players 15 years old and up. This 36-hour course is the most comprehensive course offered and is preparatory for National "C" licensing. Only a limited number of courses are offered each year and sign up for this course must be accomplished through the State Office.

Please note that all times are subject to change. If you have trouble registering for this "D" license course or need more information, contact Elliott Spruell, Cal South Coaching Education Coordinator, at 714.451.1553 or


Prerequisites: USSF "E" license


• Methods of coaching
• Team management
• Prevention and care of injuries
• Coaching technique
• Coaching tactics
• Systems of play
• Match analysis
• Principles of play

Course Length: 36 hours total - 12 hours in classroom and 24 hours of field sessions.
Any candidate that fails to attend the FULL 36-hour course will receive a "Not Ready" grade and must wait for a period of six months before re-testing.

All "D" license course candidates will receive their pre-course materials via email seven (7) days prior to the start of the course.***Be sure to verify your e-mail address at time of registration, as you will receive pre-course materials/information and final results via e-mail.***

Testing Results: Candidates will receive a Ready (National "D" license) or "Not Ready" grade. Candidates receiving a "Not Ready" grade will be allowed to re-test for a National "D" license for a $25 fee. However, they must wait for a period of six months before re-testing.

Course Times:

• January 26, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• January 27, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• April 13, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• April 14, 2013 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: TBD

Cost: $80.00 per candidate; $70.00 for members of the Cal South Coaches Association.

What to Bring:

• Notepad and pen/pencil for classroom session
• Properly inflated size 5 ball
• Appropriate soccer attire
• Water/snacks
• Sunscreen lotion (Optional)
• Portable chair (Optional)
• Lunch (Optional)-You will be allowed off campus for lunch if preferred.

All Candidates will receive a Cal South Lesson Planner and a Nike t-shirt, at a retail value of $45.

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About Cal South:
Cal South (The California State Soccer Association - South) is a 501c(3) California public benefit corporation and is the official youth and adult state soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer. Cal South represents over 280 Member Leagues and Clubs comprising our membership of more than 195,000 registered players, coaches, referees and league administrators. The organization, with a service area that extends from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, provides rewarding recreational and competitive opportunities for players of all ages, genders and skill levels. For more information about Cal South, visit

About the LA84 Foundation:
The LA84 Foundation was established to manage Southern California's share of the surplus from the highly successful 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The Foundation received $93 million at its inception and, since then, has invested $205 million in sports programs serving more than three million youth in the eight Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Its headquarters is located in the historic Britt House near downtown Los Angeles where it houses the world's premier sports library and meeting facilities. The Foundation convenes numerous forums for the exploration of the many of the most pressing issues in sport. For additional information, please visit