Virginia Metro-DC Coaching Education Program

VYSA State Office
5450 Southpoint Plaza Way
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Phone: 540 693 1430
Fax: 540 693 1440

Gordon Miller
Technical Director
EMail: vysatd@vysa.com

Julie Caramanica 
VYSA Administrator
EMail: julie@vysa.com 

Paul Shaw
Coaching Education Director
Email:  Paul@vysa.com

Jackie Burket
VYSA Program Administrator
EMail:  Jackie@vysa.com


VYSA Coaching Education Instructors

Each instructor of the VYSA Coaching Education Staff will hold either an US Soccer ’A’ or US Soccer ’B’ License, will be experienced in the practical application of the National Youth License and have successfully completed an apprentice program.

Change to the US Soccer "D" License

Beginning January 1, 2013, waivers into the D License Course will NO LONGER be accepted. Even if a coach has a previously-approved waiver, it will no longer be considered valid.

Holding the US Soccer “E” Certificate/License for a minimum of six months will be the only prerequisite for the “D” course. US Soccer is currently updating and making revisions to improve the “D” License course. Please check back frequently for updates.

Also beginning January 1, 2013, fees for the D Course will increase to $160 for members and  $210 for non-members.

New Fee Schedule beginning January 1, 2013

The 2010-2011 VYSA budget approved by the VYSA Membership this past June was approved with an increase in Coaching Education course fees.  In addition, VYSA subsidizes the cost of Coaching Education, which results in reduced course fees.  As a result, there is a greater fee for non VYSA members (those who are not members of a VYSA member organization, regardless of residence).

The cost of VYSA Coaching Education courses as of January 1, 2013, is as follows:


Coaching Education Course

Member fee

Non-member fee

F Certificate course (per module) 



E License course



D License course



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