Coaching Certification

Coaching Certifications and Requirements

Lakewood Soccer requires all coaches to be certified and have the proper certification for whatever level of soccer they are coaching.

All Lakewood Soccer Coaches require the following:

  • Valid and recent (within 2 years) Criminal Record Check (CPIC)
  • Valid and recent (within 5 years) Respect in Sport (RIS)
  • Making Ethical Decisions (MED)

The above courses are available online or in-person.

As well, depending on the which level coaching, coaches will require the following:

  • Active Start - U7 Development
  • FUNdamentals - U9 Development
  • Learn To Train (L2T) - U11
  • Soccer For Life (S4L) - U13+

The above courses are offered at the beginning of each season usually through SYSI and require registration. 

If coaches wish to further their Coaching Education, we also encourage the following:

  • Provincial C-License
  • Provincial B-License
  • National Child License
  • National Youth License

The above courses are offered annually and through SSA and require registration and pre-requisites as well.

For more information on any of the above requirements or when the courses are bring offered please email


Other programs which are optional but required if you plan on continuing your Coaching Education:

Respect in Sport - Keeping Girls in Sport


Use the pre-registration code: SSAKGIS-U9N3U9M (this code is intended for SSA Members only - registrants will be required to declare their member organization upon registration.


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