Soccer Coaches Corner

Links and Resources

Become a Referee 
Official FIFA Rules
WYS Medical Release Form

Certificate of Participation (printable)

Practice field locations

First Time Coaches
Game Day Management  “Did you have fun? Thank you for playing today.  See you at practice.”
US Youth Soccer Director of Coaching – Documents
US Youth Soccer training videos
US Youth Soccer Player Development Initiatives

Incident Report Accident, Incident or Injury Report

Washington Youth Soccer         SYSA is a member association of the WYS

Respect Campaign Initiative to improve the playing environment of youth players
Risk Management and Safety creating the safest possible environment for the players
WYS Code of Conduct  copy of the WYS Coach Code of Conduct
KidSafe Program provides each player a culture of safety
Guidelines to Moveable Soccer Goal Safety secure goals and never allow players to climb on the goals
Handling Bloodborne Pathogens take precautions to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases
Lightning Safety Tips 30-30 rule
Identity Theft safely shred personal player information
SafeSport Information to understand misconduct and how to report it
Concussion & Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Recognize signs and symptoms

Age Appropriate Practice Sessions

US Youth Soccer Lesson Plans

Finishing and Striking Drills and Games 

U6 Sessions (2013s)
4v4/5v5 Curriculum
U6 Sessions

U8 Sessions (2012s and 2011s)
 4v4/5v5 Curriculum
7v7 Curriculum part 1
7v7 Curriculum part 2
7v7 Curriculum part 3
7v7 Curriculum part 4
U8 Sessions

U10 Sessions (2010s and 2009s)
7v7 Curriculum part 1
7v7 Curriculum part 2
7v7 Curriculum part 3
7v7 Curriculum part 4
U10 Sessions

U12 Sessions (2008-2007s)
U12 Sessions

U14 Sessions (2006-2005s)
U14 Sessions