Register as a Volunteer Coach - this is done through your Storm account in your Region (same place you register your children to play for Storm). ALL Coaches and Assistant Coaches need to register and complete a Background Check.
Coach Registration Link
Background Checks - All Recreational Coaches and Assistants are required to submit a background check once per year through the Colorado Soccer Association.
If you submitted one in the Fall season, you do not need to submit one for the Spring season.
Background Check Link
Concussion Training - Concussion Training is Required for all U11 and older Coaches
Concussion Training Link
Minimum Coaching Education (U9 and U10 Coaches) - Must complete the USSF F License (see Coaching Education below) or the Storm 7v7 Certification (to be offered by Storm free of charge - Details TBA
Game Facilitator (U5-U8 teams) - Each U5-U8 team needs a Certified Game Facilitator for your HOME games. Typically a parent or older sibling of one of your players.
NSCAA Foundations of Coaching Online Diploma - highly recommended for all recreational coaches. Cost - $25 (FREE to NSCAA members)
USSF F License (online) - great course for U8 and younger. Coaches wishing to coach at the competitive level are recommended to take this course. Cost $25
Practice Guides for U6-8, U10, U12 - click here and scroll down