Each Recreational Under 9 - 14 team must have a parent volunteer referee on the sidelines to assist the center referee in calling the ball out of bounds. More than one adult may sign up per team. More information about being a VAR can be found here.
Training is free and offered on two Saturday afternoons. Tentative Dates:
July 20 - Sunset Rec (28th and Lawton)
Aug 24 - Sunset Rec (28th and Lawton)
Click Here to reserve a spot. (To pay for and reserve your spot in our training courses, you will be asked to log in to our registration system. Click the Register link on the Login page.)
Entry level clinic, perfect for youths ages 12 - adults.
Upon successful completion of this United States Soccer Federation Grade 9 Referee Clinic, the student will become certified as a USSF Grade 9 Referee. The USSF Grade 9 Referee may officiate games as either a Referee or Assistant Referee on recreational youth games for under-14 and younger.
Training will consist of one three hour evening with the Referee Assignor (to help referees learn the administrative ropes of the different websites you'll be using to submit requests for games, receive assignments and how to report your scores (so you may be paid)) and one 8 hour training day which includes Saturday field practical. There will be an exam at the end of the day. [ IN PROGRESS : REG LINK WILL BE ACTIVATED WHEN CLINIC DETAILS FINALIZED ]
Evening Administrative training : Classroom Training : Time 6pm to 9pm
Vikings Office, 2521 Judah Street between 30 and 31st.
Meet on [date] [location]
Bring bag lunch and water, pen and paper to Saturday class. The referee assignor will meet with you, distribute your training material and help you through the signup process for the various websites you will need to get your assignments and report scores so you may be paid.
On [date], meet at 12:00 pm for training at Vikings Office - 2521 Judah Street between 30th and 31st. During the day, you'll walk over to Sunset Rec (28th and Lawton) for practical training and back to the Vikings office to resume class training and final testing. Conclude at 4:00 pm.
Click Here to reserve a spot. (This link takes you to CNRA> I f you becomming a referee, you wil crfeate a user name and password with gameofficials.net, and then sign up and pay CNRA for your registration.You will also create a log in and password with Vikings. This will enable you to report your scores and get paid)
successful completion of this Clinic, the student will become certified
as a USSF Grade 8 Referee. The USSF Grade 8 Referee may officiate
games as either a Referee or Assistant Referee on recreational youth
games for under-14 and younger. They may also officiate older
ages, Competitive division youth matches, or adult matches.
The clinic will consist
of 4 three-hour classes plus 1 three-hour (field practical) follwed by one- all day class. (There will be an exam and for those that pass, a short final meeting to cover administrative details (creating a Vikings login to report your scores so you can get paid, registering on the PENSRA site, reserving games, etc.)).
is an entry level clinic for kids and adults ages 12 and up. Attendance
is limited to District 1 (San Francisco, SSF and San Bruno residents
Prerequisite : Age 12 and above
When: May 7 and May 8 and May 9 Classroom Training :6:00 - 9:00pm and
May 10 Field Training : 6:30 - 9:30 pm at Crocker Amazon pitch #3 and
May 11 Classroom Training (Final Testing) : 8:00 am - 2pm
Bring a bag lunch to May 11th class.
Bring pen and paper and water to all sessions.
All classroom training is at Vikings office located at 2521 Judah X 30th.
Go to CNRA.net and create your account (login) and secure clinic spot throug their online signup through Gameofficials.net
Fees payable to Gameofficals (by visa/mastercard or check information)
Please note, as of 4/1/2013, CYSA has changed coach requirements for team risk managment, any requests for form 1628 and has replaced it with new form 1650. Make certain you fill out that form first, save the CalNorth pop up confirmation number as a JPG or PDF. You'll need it when you get digitally fingerprinted (Live Scan) and to forward to your team manger for Vikings team registration.
Entry level clinic starts with the F clinic, then E, followed by USSF D.
F License Coaching Clinics - 2013
Classes fill up quickly. Vikings League coaches are strongly encouraged to secure training early, these classes will fill up.
The first day in the series is a classroom session and the next are field sessions.
March 13, 14 & 15
April 3, 4 & 5
May 1, 2 & 3 FULL CLOSED
May 29, 30 & 31 FULL CLOSED
Summer Coach classes in the works: Tentative: July 23, 24 & 25
Click Here to reserve a spot. (To pay for and reserve your spot in our training courses, you will be asked to log in to our new registration system. Click the Register link on the Login page.)
Basic and required coaching license to be a Vikings League coach. The7-hour clinic (1.5 hours classroom plus 5 hours field training) teaches coaches how to train young players skills and tactics (U6 to U10). The Viking League will be hosting F Level Coaching Clinics 2013.
Who may sign up:
Clinics are open to CalNorth District One coaches (Vikings, PAL, Mission, SSF Leagues) Fees for clinic are member rates and subsidized by the league.
Micro soccer coaches of under 7 teams moving up to league play are included in the above group.
Coaches from outside District One may sign up and pay to be wait listed for spot should space become available.We generally will not know until a few days before class starts if we can let you attend. Additional Non-member fees are assessed by CalNorth. To sign up for the wait list, register in the Vikings system and submit payment information. Then, submit additonal fees payment:.
Prerequisite: All coaches must file a Team Risk Management Disclosure Form and provide their six digit confirmation number as part of the sign up process.
CYSA has made some changes to the coaching curriculum. The E/D license course has been eliminated as new USSF curriculum has been put in place. If you have taken the E or E/D course prior to March 2012, it is strongly recommended to take the new USSF "E" to be better prepared for the USSF "D" course.
E clinic - New USSF curriculum [ IN PROGRESS : REG LINK WILL BE ACTIVATED WHEN CLINIC DETAILS FINALIZED ]
The 18-hour (6 hours in class plus 12 hours field training) clinic focuses on team tactics.
State-level license recommended for competitive coaches of player 15 years and older. Four days classroom and field, oral exams and quizzes. Pass/fail format.
the CYSA CalNorth Web site for State D-Level clinics.
GK License USSF Coaching Clinics - 2013
9 hour course (3 hours in class plus 6 hours field training) focused on goal keeping. Visit
the CYSA CalNorth Web site for GoalKeeper Course Clinics.