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Register For Our Upstate C Courses

By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer US_Soccer_logo_for_WebAssociation
May 1, 2023-Soccer coaches will be delighted to receive a “C” when the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) hosts the “C” Coaching Course.
“This is a great course that is a vital stepping stone for those that wish to move onto the B and A courses,” commented Tim Bradbury, Director of Coaching for Eastern New York. “The C is the foundation of all high-level licenses and is full of vital teaching strategies and game concepts.“

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, be currently coaching and have held a National “D” License for a minimum of one year or meet the waiver guidelines:

This “C” course and first-class curriculum is designed for coaches working with players ages 14 and up. The course encompasses the various tasks of the coach, including training sessions, coaching games, leading players, leading the teams and managing a performance environment plus vital theory sessions on periodization and principles of play with field sessions. There is both an instruction/development period and an assessment period.
The fee for each course is $1,650. The meeting dates are:
Herkimer Community College, 100 Reservoir Road, Herkimer, NY 13350
Course opening webinar: July 10, 7:30 to 9:00 pm
In-person meetings, a mix of field and classroom sessions: August 11 to 14
Course closing, 1 on 1 meetings: October 28
Afrim’s Sports Park, 969 Watervilet-Shaker Road, Colonie, NY 12205
Course opening webinar: August 14, 7:30 to 9:00 pm
In-person meetings, a mix of field and classroom sessions: September 18 to 21
Course closing webinar: November 27, 7:30 to 9:00 pm
Registration needs to be through the US Soccer Digital Learning Center. 
Any questions can be directed to Eastern New York’s Director of Coaching Tim Bradbury (
With approximately 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with 10 leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Children With Special Needs. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. ENYYSA is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer. For more information, please log on to