Project Description


Over 150,000 coaches have attended Cal South licensing courses. The objective of the coaching licensing curriculum is to provide all soccer coaches, from the beginner to the advanced, with up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge, so that coaches in Southern California can help ensure that players develop towards their fullest potential.

Designed to meet the needs of today’s modern grassroots soccer coach, Cal South fully supports the new U.S Soccer Coaching Curriculum as they have established a comprehensive Coaching Education Program that offers our staff the opportunity to teach the U.S Soccer Federation (U.S Soccer)-approved curriculum for the 4v4, 7v7, 9v9 and 11v11 Age appropriate coaching game models and also the U.S Soccer National “D” License and National “C” Course.

Coaching Education Staff

Steve Hoffman
Technical Director & Coaching Education Director
805-331-1522 (C)
714-451-0725 (F)

Sean Roche
Assistant Director of Coaching Education
714-686-1355 (C)
714-441-0725 (F)

Hannah K Shepherd
Coaching Education & Program Development Coordinator
714-519-8411 (C)
714-451-0725 (F)



A Cal South Coaches Association membership is only $55 per year and comes with a long list of great benefits:

  • Access to
  • Discounts for and the LMA School of Football Management
  • Discounts on Selected Cal South Coaching Courses
  • Cal South Coaches Association Events Access
  • Personalized Cal South Coaches Association Membership Card