Become a Soccer Coach

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world, so many communities like ours have soccer teams that need coaches. The majority of youth teams rely on volunteers for their coaches.  To volunteer to become a soccer coach for Crowley Independent Soccer Association, you will have to follow these steps BEFORE we establish the teams for the season.

STEP 1 - Sign up to coach for the season.  You have to do this every season you want to coach.  We use GotSoccer to process the applications for coaches.  You must have a GotSoccer account.  If you don't have an account, sign up for one.  If you do have one and can't remember your login credentials, contact bfarneti@crowleysoccer.com.  

STEP 2 - Undergo a Risk Management check.  All volunteers that will instruct our players (managers and coaches) must have a background check. 

NEW COACHES - CLICK HERE TO CREATE A NEW COACH ACCOUNT

  • Select Individual Users New Account
  • Select drop down and choose Coach
  • Enter you information and Select Create Account

* Got Soccer will send you an email with your login and password.

Once you have login/password, log into your GotSoccer account at https://www.gotsport.com/asp/coaches/:

  • In the gray bar, click on the link called 'Background Checks'
  • Click on the button called 'Submit New Report'
  • Enter your information and click 'Submit'

NEW TEAM MANAGERS - CLICK HERE TO CREATE A NEW TEAM MANAGER ACCOUNT

  •   Select Individual Users New Account
  •   Select drop down and choose Coach
  •   Enter you information and Select Create Account    


It will take a few hours for the report to come back with a result.  If you are approved, we can then put you in the coaching pool for a team.  If you are not approved, we cannot have you as a volunteer.  We are not made aware of why you weren't approved, just that you are not approved by the North Texas State Soccer Association.

STEP 3 - Sign up for a coaching education course.  Every season we try to offer locally a coaching course or clinic that will satisfy at least the minimum requirement for new coaches.  All coaches MUST have a coaching license or diploma in order to continue coaching.   Coaching education course links around the state can be found on the menu to your right.

STEP 4 - Fill out a team fact sheet. TEAM FACT SHEET is needed to give us a little more information about your team such as your team name, uniform colors, age group, assistant coaches, etc...  All Head Coaches must fill out a Team Fact Sheet.

STEP 5 - Attend the mandatory coaches meeting in August at the Crowley Recreational Center.  All head coaches will need to be present  to receive your roster and pick team colors, also you will be required to attend field day to help get the fields ready for opening day. We will have two days to choose from (TBD).

NTX Coaching Education 2019

U6 Lesson Plans

U8 Lesson Plans

U10 Lesson Plans

U12 Lesson Plans

GRASSROOTS - US SOCCER EDUCATION

The Grassroots courses focus on U.S. Soccer’s Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players in that specific game model (4v4, 7v7, 9v9, 11v11).

ELIGIBILITY

All you need to get started with our Grassroots courses is a profile on our Digital Coaching Center.

Once you create a profile, you can begin watching our Introduction to Grassroots Module immediately. Once that’s done, you’ll be eligible to take our online Grassroots courses and sign up for our in-person Grassroots courses.

To progress to the USSF D license, you need to watch our Introduction to Grassroots Module, complete one of the four online courses, and complete two of the four in-person courses (one must be 11v11).

COURSE STRUCTURE

Online courses are $25 and will take about 2 hours to complete.

In-person courses are 4 hours long and the prices are set by the members.

Click HERE for more info