Westfield Soccer Association

Coach Courses

Coach Courses

Fall 2020 Coaching

U5-U9 Rec Soccer

Anyone interested in coaching U5-U9 rec needs to take the NJYSA Y Course. Again, this course satisfies the minimum requirements of the NJ Little League Law. It will also help every coach get a better understanding of what it means to be a youth soccer coach. More details can be found through the link below. There are courses available that you can do at home. The next available online course takes place on Tuesday 6/23 coming up.

NJ Youth Soccer - Y Course

Travel Soccer 

For those interested in coaching a travel soccer team (U9-U19) it is required you take part in a state coaching course. This is a requirement set by the local youth leagues. These courses are also available online. For more information on this, please check the link below. There is a course available that will start on Friday June 26th coming up. This course was originally scheduled to take place in Westfield, in person, but will now be done online!

NJ Youth Soccer - State Coaching Course

Anyone interested in coaching this coming Fall should take advantage of the opportunity now, with both courses offered online.  If you do have any questions about the above, please do not hesitate to reach out!

Ruben Vloedgraven
Director of Coaching - Westfield Soccer Association

Coaches Clinic

Please note that registration for the below courses is completed through either NJ Youth Soccer or US Soccer. Spots are limited, so if you want to take part in 1 or multiple courses, we recommend you complete registration as soon as possible. Note: State Coaching Courses is a necessity to coach in Travel. 


State Coaching Course #1: 6/26 & 6/27

***This is being offered online - see above article***


State Coaching Course #2: 7/31 & 8/1

Friday 7/31 – 6:30-9:30PM (Gumpert Field House)

Saturday 8/1 – 8:30-11:30AM ( Sid Fay)

State Coaching Course - Westfield SA 7/31 & 8/1

Note: The following Grassroots courses will not permit you to coach travel soccer but are very useful none the less. 


7 v 7 Grassroots Coaching Course

September 19th 130-530pm



9 v 9 Grassroots Coaching Course

September 19th 830pm-1230pm



Program Director


For Information on current and upcoming Coaching Courses and Clinics, contact WSA Director Of Coaching, Ruben Vloedgraven.

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