Club Hosting Dates & Registration:

We are hosting the (on-field) Practical Component required to complete your Fundamentals course. Coaches MUST have completed their Theory Component at least one week before participation in any Practical Component. See the column to the right for more info on Ontario Soccer requirements for Fundamentals coaches.

All courses run 10AM-2PM unless otherwise stated. Registrants should expect to participate & dress accordingly, with shin pads and Indoor or Turf Soccer shoes. 

Locations within London, ON, will be confirmed by email before the course.

Expected 2024 Dates:

Other dates may be added if courses fill.


Transfers to other potential course dates do not carry admin fees. Transfers will only be considered if the requested new date is a course hosted by NorWest Soccer, is within the calendar year (or a club credit will be offered), if space is available, and if the request is not less than two weeks before the course date.

Refunds will be subject to a 10% administration fee unless provided by club credit & will not be offered less than two weeks before the course date - unless an eligible coach from a waitlist can be placed.

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Coaching U6-U8 Female/U6-U9 Male


FUNdamentals is an NCCP-approved Canada Soccer Grassroots Coach Education Workshop.

Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce that the Grassroots Coach Education workshops are now available online.

To ensure that the Grassroots Coach Education workshops are more accessible and to allow greater flexibility on when these courses can be delivered, the coaches will be able to work at their own pace to complete the course material.

In addition to the online theory component of the course, there will also be an in-person, on-field practical session to conclude the workshop, which each Club or Academy will host. The duration of this session will be 4 hours.

What do you learn?

Who is this course for?

The FUNdamentals course is designed for individuals who will be coaching U6-U8 Females and U6-U9 Males.

What requirements do I need to complete to become "FUNdamentals Trained"?

Coaches must complete:

How to register?

Online Theory Component

To access the online theory component of the course, coaches can:

Once the key has been acquired, it can be redeemed at the Canada Soccer Academy webpage.

On-field Practical Component

To register for the in-person, on-field component of the course, coaches can:

Coaches must have completed the online theory component of the course in order to have their registration approved for the in-person, on-field component of the course.

What is the cost?

Quick Resource:

Ontario Soccer has created a series of brochures in the form of mini-pamphlets that walk coaches through four of the key physical literacy stages of Long-Term Player Development (LTPD). Each of these resources provides very basic but helpful information through Active Start, FUNdamentals, Learn to Train and Soccer for Life for volunteer coaches. Please click here for these resources.