New York State West

New York State West Youth Soccer Association


*As of 2018, the United States Soccer Federation has made changes to the coaching curriculum structure to better advance Grass Roots coaching. NYSW will update all websites with the pertinent information when it becomes available.*
*If you are taking a coaching course in NYSW and not affliated to a NYSW club, you must have a  NYSW Risk Management pass. Risk Management passes take 2 to 4 weeks to receive. The cost for a non-affliated NYSW RM Pass is $25.00. If you are a NYSW member, please check with you club to see if your RM Pass is up to date.*
*For PA residents, please contact before applying*
Designed to meet the changing needs of today’s game, the national coaching program creates an environment that immerses coaches in the culture of the game. Coaching courses offered through NYSW emphasizes field instruction in the areas of technique, tactics, and fitness. The courses also offer instruction in methodology, team management, and sport psychology.
New York State West Youth Soccer has created a faculty of highly trained, knowledgeable and courteous instructors, all of which have completed the courses themselves. Instructional courses are held on a regular basis to keep our staff abreast of all current trends.
The US Soccer National Coaching School is recognized as the only licensing body in the USA by soccer’s international governing body - F.I.F.A.
Our objective is to provide all western New York coaches, from the beginner to the experienced, the up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge to ensure that players are provided the opportunity to reach their full potential.
The US Soccer, New York State West Coaches Education Program provides:
  1. Courses in which candidates can earn nationally certified credentials and take advantage of the recognition inherent in the attainment of various levels of coaching expertise.
  2. A proven curriculum, which improves the candidates’ knowledge of the game.
  3. Valuable information on current coaching trends and international developments in the game.

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