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Y Courses

Coaching Education Administrator
Julie Schmitt
414.328.9972, ext 100

The YI remains the minimum license level required to coach in Wisconsin. Participants of Youth Module Certificate Courses are provided with an entire season of lesson plans and activities to take directly to the field. Registered candidates are given access to a self-study manual to be completed before attending a 90 minute in-person field session. Preregistration is required. Both courses are complimentary for WYSA members.

YI Certificate
The YI Certificate is a 3-hour introductory course aimed at coaches working with children 8U and younger. The course exposes coaches to some of the essentials involved in coaching the youngest players. Typical characteristics are briefly discussed as well as a coaching checklist and loads of appropriate activities. It is free of charge with a current WYSA issued pass card.

YII Certificate
The YII Certificate is a 3-hour course. Content overlaps with YI material but emphasizes the 9U-10U recreational player.

YI & YII Eligibility
Participants must be at least 14 years of age.
You must attend the entire session to earn the certificate.
Participants should come dressed and prepared to participate

Current YI Courses
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Current YII Courses
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  1. Register as a Participant
  2. Season – Youth Module 2022-2023
  3. Choose desired location for the on-field session
  4. Complete registration
  5. A link to the manual is found in your registration confirmation
  6. Read the manual
  7. Attend the field session