Learn to Train Coaching Course


Learn to Train Coaching Course


Course Introduction


Learn to Train is a NCCP and Canada Soccer Coaching Course for coaches who are coaching soccer players aged 9 to 12 years old.

There are no pre-requisites required to complete this course.

Coaches are encouraged to completed the three (3) additional multi-sport courses when coaching the 9-12 age groups


Respect in Sport

Making Headway

Making Ethical Decisions 

Rule of Two in a Virtual Environment

Course Description 

The course is composed of nine (9) online modules and an 4-hour on-field workshop.

Each module has a short video for the coach to view. Then the coach is required to complete a “Check Your Knowledge” quiz.

The modules can be completed either all in one sitting or the coach can complete each module at their convenience.

Once the nine (9) modules and each respective quiz have been completed via Google Classroom, the coach is required to attend a 4-hour on-field workshop to complete the course and become certified.

Once Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association has received permission for soccer to resume, a schedule for the on-field workshops will be communicated.


  • Guide to Completing the Course
  • Introduction to the Course
  • Role of the grassroots Coach
  • The Practice Sessions (methodology)
  • The Practice Session (planning & principles)
  • Safety, Injuries and Liability
  • Game Management
  • Design and submit a practice coaching session
  • Goalkeeping, rules of the game and set play’s
  • 4 -hour on-field workshop

Registration Steps 

Learn to Train Coaching Course Registration Form

The course fee is $60.00 plus a $2.00 credit card fee.

Follow these steps to complete the registration:


  1. Within 24 hours, the coach will receive an invitation from Google Classroom.
  2. Accept this invite and set up a free Google Classroom account.
  3. Access the content and complete the modules, which are included on the coach’s personal Google Classroom page within the account.
  4. When notified of the on-field workshop, the coach must register by the link provided at that time.


Any questions, please contact Mark Marshall at mark.marshall@nlsa.ca.


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May. 12, 2021 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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