It is the mission of the LYSL to develop, deploy, and maintain a comprehensive program for the development and promotion of the game of soccer for the youth of Lincoln Township, and surrounding areas. This League has been established as a non-profit and e

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NOTE: Coaches can take the 4 v 4 module by US Soccer and LSYL will reimburse coaches the $25 cost upon proof of 2 hour course completion.

National Grassroots Course 


Taking the Course:

  • In order to register for the course, candidates will first be required to sign up for a user account in the U.S. Soccer Digital Coaching Center- a state of the art online educational platform
  • The course takes approximately 2 hours to complete. However, candidates can stop,rewind, or restart the webinars as often as needed
  • After registering for the course, candidates are granted access to the course content for 12 months. The course may be successfully completed at any time during this period


The E course is broken into four key modules:

4 v 4 :The 4v4 Online Course is a two-hour course that builds on the principles covered in U.S. Soccer's Introduction to Grassroots Coaching Module. Specifically, candidates will learn more about U.S. Soccer's Grassroots Coaching Education Philosophy, Play-Practice-Play Methodology, the Six Tasks of a Coach, and the characteristics of players aged 6-8. The course will also ask each candidate to reflect on their experiences to develop action steps for personal growth.

7 v 7: Coming soon

9 v 9: Coming soon

9 v 9: Coming soon

Following each webinar, candidates are required to complete a series of multiple-choice questions. To successfully complete each webinar, all checks for understanding must be answered correctly. To maximize comprehension and facilitate learning, candidates will have multiple attempts to correctly answer all questions. To register for the Grassroot courses, click here to access the Digital Coaching Center.