C Diploma Workshop

C Diploma

Concacaf-Canada Soccer C Diploma


The C Diploma develops the student coach's capacity to meet the demands of coaching grassroots soccer and is the entry to licence stream pathway.

Target Coach:

The C Diploma was designed for those coaching grassroots players and competing in Canada Soccer National Championships



Course Duration:

75 hours

Learning Environment:

  • 6 days, in-person (classroom & field)
  • Independent Online Learning (asynchronous)
  • Collaborative Online Learning (synchronous)

Licence Validity:

Upon successful completion of the C Diploma, the coach will receive a coaching licence valid for three (3) years. The licence may be maintained by following the Canada Soccer Maintenance and Renewal Process.

Admission Process:

Registrations will be received on a first come, first served basis. 24 coaches maximum per workshop (minimum 12).

The application window is now open. It will remain open until 26 July 2024. To apply for the C Diploma, click here.

No payment will be required at the time of application. Once the application window is closed, successful candidates will be notified and payment will be required then.

Course Fee:


Course fees include: mentor support throughout the course, access to all content delivered during the course, in-person classroom and field rentals, tools used to deliver the in-person, online asynchronous, and online synchronous sessions, and participant coaching book.

Coaches will be required to cover the costs of travel, accommodation, and meals (if needed). Any costs associated with video recording of practical coaching sessions will be at the coach's expense.

Please Note:

100% attendance and engagement is required for the duration of the course. Coaches must be in a workspace that allows them to actively participate in the course online with their cameras on.

2024 Workshop Proposed Dates:

Workshop #1

  • Phase 1 - Online
    • August 22, 29, Sept 5
  • Phase 2 - In-Person
    • Sept 14 & 15
    • Oct 12 & 13
    • Nov 16 & 17
  • Phase 3 - Development Period
    • Sept 16 - Nov 15

Workshop #2 (Female-only, courtesy of the Canada Soccer AccelerateHER Program)

  • Dates TBD (late 2024/early 2025)



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