BC Soccer is pleased to provide coaches with C-Licence theory on-line

Candidates will be able to complete the theory portion at home, and then participate in the on-field component once restrictions are eased.   

January 26th 2021 - Vancouver BC

BC Soccer has opened registration for its 2021 C Licence program. Since the coronavirus pandemic, BC Soccer has offered the Community Stream theory component online for coaches across the province and now we are pleased to make the C Licence “Theory” available in this e-learning format as well.

“Providing coaches with flexible learning is key for ongoing development especially during this pandemic,” said Rob Csabai, BC Soccer’s Manager of Coaching Development. “Our aim is to continue serving the needs of coaches, clubs and its players through this coach education platform.”

Since the introduction of the C Licence program in 2016, BC soccer has trained nearly 300 coaches at this level which is the gateway to Canada Soccer’s Licencing Stream Pathway. Coaches who complete the C Licence online theory component (part 1) will be eligible to register for on-field component (part 2) once Covid restrictions have been lifted and it is safe to return to in-person workshops (TBC).

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For more information on BC Soccer’s Coach Education Program, and to register for a course in 2021 please visit C Licence registration details can be found under the Licencing Stream tab.

About BC Soccer

Established in 1907, BC Soccer is the largest provincial sports organization (PSO) in BC and the third largest soccer-specific PSO in Canada with over 150,000 participants, consisting of registered players, coaches, referees, administrators and soccer leaders. As a professional not-for-profit society and a member of Canada Soccer, BC Soccer is committed to providing the widest opportunities for existing and potential participants, as well as provide support in the most effective and appropriate way for current players, parents, volunteers, member clubs, leagues, and districts.

Safe Sport Statement

BC Soccer believes that everyone involved in soccer has the right to participate in safe and inclusive environments free of abuse, harassment, discrimination, and to enjoy the sport at whatever level or capacity they participate in.

The welfare of everyone involved in soccer is the foremost consideration and in particular, the protection of children in the sport is the responsibility of everyone involved.