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Nov, 2019

Blue Ridge United To Host US Soccer Grassroots Courses

Winchester, VA - In an effort to develop and support Recreation and Travel Coaches, Blue Ridge United is pleased to announce that the Club will be hosting two US Soccer Grassroots courses in February and March of 2020.  These courses are scheduled as follows:

US Soccer Grassroots 7v7 License
Date: February 22, 2020
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Location: Blue Ridge United Office @ The Winchester Sportsplex

US Soccer Grassroots 11v11 License
Date: March 7, 2020
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Location: Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School

"Educating and supporting our coaches is the best way to improve the experience for our players," said Blue Ridge United Executive Director, Dustin Butcher.  "I, as well as many of our coaches, have experienced the benefits of the US Soccer Coaching Education pathway firsthand.  We are very proud to do our part as a Club to make it accessible to our Recreation and Travel coaches here in Winchester."

These courses specifically target the age-appropriate needs of players at the 7v7 and 11v11 levels.  In-person courses include both field and classroom sessions.  Coaches must take the Introduction to Grassroots Coaching module prior to registering for a Grassroots course. The intro course is free online through your US Soccer Learning Center profile.  If you do not have a Learning Center profile, you may sign up for one at  Registration for these courses will also be completed through your Learning Center profile. 

To learn more about US Soccer's Coaching Education pathway, visit 


Blue Ridge United
PO Box 2865 
Winchester, Virginia 22604

Phone: 540-662-6380
Email: [email protected]

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