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U.S. Soccer Director of Coaching Course

VPSL will be hosting US Club Soccer’s first-ever hybrid (virtual + in-person) U.S. Soccer Director of Coaching course starting this January 2023. VPSL Coaching will have priority registration until December 16.

This is a 15-week course with in-person days from February 20-24, in Richmond, Virginia.

The learning objectives of the U.S. Soccer DOC course are:

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in the club
  • Assess, improve, and align club player development philosophy with core values, mission of the club
  • Assess, improve, or develop a player centered development philosophy and implement
  • Identify a teaching methodology and guide its implementation
  • Develop a club coach profile aligned with values and beliefs of the club
  • Develop a plan for staff development (coaches)
  • Develop a plan to improve the performance environment
  • Develop a strategic narrative for the club (vision and future direction)
  • Develop a strategy to represent the club both internally and externally
  • Develop a personal development plan for continual growth

Eligibility, registration, and exact course dates can be found on the Learning Center

VPSL is proud to host official US Soccer Federation license courses via our national governing body, US Club Soccer.

Please note that to host a Grassroots 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, or 11v11 module, we request at least 1-month to process the paperwork, get the course approved with US Soccer, and advertise it.  For a D License, we suggest 2-months prior notice for planning purposes.



Contact Information

If your club is interested in hosting a Grassroots Module or D License course, please fill follow the LINK to HOST A COURSE.

For questions, please contact VPSL Director John Faircloth