Coaches Corner

KESA recognizes that different ages of players and level of play will require different coach training.  The KESA coach pathway will help to clarify what training is available to you as a soccer coach as you move through soccer program with the players.

KESA Coach pathway

Canada soccer minimum requirements for coaches


If you are interested in coaching please apply under the staff/coaching tab on the registration system for the program you are interested in coaching/managing.

All Managers are required to take safe sport training


Coaching Course Registration

All courses are online and are required of all rep/dev coaches:

making ethical decisions(MED)

respect in sport * required for house coaches

NCCP Making Headway 

NCCP emergency action planning

NCCP Rule of two

Canada soccer coaching courses 


 In 2024 KESA will be hosting the following coaching courses:

Fundamentals-geared towards our house coaches of younger teams

Active Start-geared towards our house coaches of 8/9/10

Learn to train-geared towards our development coaches and older ages for the house program

KESA will refund coaches the cost of the program once they provide proof of completion.  Here are the instructions on how to register and take the course.  Please pay attention to the deadlines as they are very important!!

IMPORTANT! It will take up to 7-10 days to apply the online theory pre-requisite credit to their Coach Centre account. If coaches don’t follow these steps, they won’t be able to register for your workshop.

  1. Create a Coach Centre account by clicking here. If you already have one, please proceed to step 2.
  2. Then register for the online theory (PART 1) by clicking here. You must* use the same Coach Centre full name and email address when you register for the online course.
  3. It will take 7-10 days* from when you complete the online theory course for the credit to be applied to your Coach Centre account and only then can you register for the on-field practical workshop (PART 2) to complete your full certification level by clicking here. So please do this well in advance!

On field dates are April 20th for both fundamentals and learn to train courses.  On field date for the active start course is April 21.  You must have completed the online theory component before April 10th to give the system enough time to transfer the online course information to BC Soccer.  You can do this asap!

Please see the list of coaching courses and links to complete the courses above.  REP/DEV coaches you must complete all of these courses with the exception of the Fundamentals course.  House coaches you are only required to do the Fundamentals course and the respect in sport course.  All fees will be refunded by KESA once certificates of completion are emailed into



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