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C license





This is a US Soccer National-C License course hosted by the Ohio North Youth Soccer Association and conducted under the schedule and standards of US Soccer. Successful completion of the course will qualify candidates for a National C License. 


The C Course focuses on the core concepts of coaching.



In order to register for the U.S. Soccer C course, all candidates must meet the following pre-requisites:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have held a U.S. Soccer D license for at least 12 months
  • -OR- meet the waiver guidelines
  • Currently coaching


The C course consists of two course meetings separated by a development period. The total course duration is approximately 2-3 months. All candidates must attend both meetings and cannot transfer between different national courses.  


  • Coaching Training Sessions
  • Coaching Games
  • Leading Players
  • Leading the Team
  • Managing a Performance Environment
  • Leadership


The U.S. Soccer Digital Coaching Center (DCC), is a state-of-the art online educational platform. The DCC allows coaches to create a personal profile, register for courses, communicate with technical staff, take part in online courses, create session plans with an online graphics tool, access an archive of U.S. Soccer training sessions and much more.

The DCC will be used for applications, registration, payment, assignments, communication and collaboration throughout the course.

Other frequently asked questions and answers can be found here.

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