Coach Development Pathway

There is a clear coaching pathway set out by Canada Soccer and BC Soccer. To develop the best coaches at Bays United, we highly recommend that all coaches follow the coaching pathway as described below.

As per BC Soccer, all head coaches in U13 to U18 MUST have their Soccer for Life certification. Coaches for U6-U12 must strive to complete their development.

The pathway and course reimbursement are set out below.

Read course details and register at BC Soccer.
Course Target Age Group Prerequisite Reimbursement
Active Start U5-U6 none covered by LISA
FUNdamentals U6 to U9 none covered by LISA
Learn to Train U10 to U12 none covered by LISA
Soccer for Life U13 to U18 none covered by LISA
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