STYSA Licensing Level Recommendations

 

South Texas Youth Soccer Association

 

Age Group
USYS/US Soccer Course
NSCAA Course
Length
Ages 5-8
 
5 Hours
Ages 5-10
 
State Certificate
5 Hours

Ages 5-12

 
5 Days

Ages 5-12

 
Youth National Diploma
5 Days

Ages 9-12

 
6 Hours

Ages 9-12

 

18 Hours

Ages 11-18

 

Regional Diploma

13 Hours

Ages 11-18

 
Advanced Regional Diploma

21 Hours

Ages 13 & Up

 

36 Hours

Ages 13 & Up

 

8 Days

Ages 13 & Up

 

National Diploma*

50 Hours

Ages 16 & Up

B License

 

8 Days

Ages 16 & Up

 

Advanced National Diploma

50 Hours

Ages 16 & Up

A License

 

8 Days

Ages 16 & Up

 

Premier Diploma

50 Hours

 

* Coaches working with recreational players age 13 & up may take the U-10 / U-12 Module, E license, D License, Regional Diploma, or Advanced Regional course to satisfy the STYSA Coaching Education requirement.

 

Please feel free to email Neal Ellis, Director of Coaching, with questions or concerns at coach@stxsoccer.org