Who is eligible for this program?
Participants must be at least 16 years old and have completed U.S. Soccer’s Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module. The intro module is free and can be accessed here.
Do I have to be a GSA coach to be eligible?
Anyone that meets the basic eligibility requirements may take the course, but you must have coached in the Fall 2019 season, or be registered to coach in Spring 2020 for GSA to reimburse you for the cost of the program.
You mentioned reimbursement. Is there an upfront cost?
All participants must register and pay for their course(s) at the US Soccer Digital Coaching Center. The cost for each course is $45. Once you have completed your first course, GSA will reimburse you the cost.
Will you reimburse the cost of any course I want?
GSA will reimburse the cost of any one course that we host, once per year. If you would like to attend multiple courses this year, you would still get to take advantage of GSA's lower rate, but you would only be reimbursed for one of them. GSA will only reimburse the cost of courses that are hosted by GSA.
When are the deadlines to register?
Registration will close the day before the course, or when we reach capacity; whichever happens first. We do expect the classes to be full, so please register early if you are interested in participating.
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