Toronto Soccer Association

Course overview

FUNdamentals is a follow-up to the Active Start course.. You'll learn:

·         How to develop the ABCs of movement: Agility, Balance, Coordination and speed.

·         How to run a practice session that is fun, safe and keeps children actively engaged.

·         How to explain the FUNdamentals of a game in a way that children can understand.

·         How to communicate to this specific age group.

·         You will be provided with effective practice plans that will make preparing for the season easier and will help you make a difference with your team.


Course Detail

The FUNdamentals course will consist of 2 stages of learning. Stage 1 is an "Online Theory Component" followed by a Stage 2 mandatory "In Person Practical".

Participants must complete the online course work AND the practical session in full in order to be certified.

The practical sessions offered by the TSA are for TSA Member coaches only.

Should any places on the course remain available 14 days prior to the in person practical, these places will be made available on Coach Centre.

Stage 1- Online Theory Component

All participants must purchase an access key ($30) via the "Canada Soccer Coach Education Store"

The online component MUST be completed a minimum of 1 week prior to your practical session.

Stage 2- In Person Practical Component

Any remaining spots will go on general sale at noon on April 2nd.

        Formal registration and payment

  • Participant will go to www.coachcentre.ca and formally register for the practical session
  • Participant will then have 5 business days to make payment

Course Completion

 In order to be viewed as a certified coach, eligible to coach in the age range of the course, you must attend the practical session in full.

Failure to attend the entire session will mean you are not certified and your coaches book will not be stamped

 Course Fee Reimbursement

 The TSA is delighted to announce that, via access to funding from the OCGA and the City of Toronto, we will reimburse the full cost of the practical session to all TSA Member coaches who participate in our practical sessions!

 This reimbursement will be processed when the following actions have been completed:

1. Individual takes part in full in one of the practical sessions listed below.

2. The individuals team official book is submitted to, and approved by the TSA for the purpose of coaching a TSA Member team/s within the age range of the course (U8)

Course Name
Practical Date
May 6, 2023
Northern Secondary9.00am- 4.00pm