Academy of Soccer Excellence (ASE) is a youth soccer club in Kennewick, Pasco and Richland, Washington. ASE provides the Tri-Cities (Tri Cities) soccer player high levels of competition and training.

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ASE Coaching Education

ASE coaches are on a journey of continuous improvement and the club is there to support them.  See below for various opportunities currently available.

Upcoming NSCAA Courses:


Course Details

This combined course for the next level of coaching is a nine hour in-person course focused on the 9-12 year old player. Content highlights player development, principles of play, technique, and tactics with small-sided games.

Time Commitment: 9 hours
Testing: No
Prerequisites: None

Dates & Locations:

  • Friday, July 28 & Saturday, July 29 - Issaquah, WA.  Member price: $85
  • Sunday, July 30 - Wenatchee, WA.  Member price $110
  • Saturday, August 19 - Pullman, WA.  Member price $85
  • Friday, August 25 & Saturday, August 26 - Ravensdale, WA.  Member price: $85


11v11 Diploma

Course Details

Moving up the continuum of age levels to the 13 and above player, this Diploma is designed for an intermediate coach. It is a 12 hour in-person course focused on the 11v11 game with topics including the modern numbering system, formations and systems of play, player competencies and defensive and offensive tactics.

Time Commitment: 12 hours
Testing: No
Prerequisites: None

Dates & Locations:

  • Friday, June 30 & Saturday, July 1- Wenatchee, WA.  Member price: $110
  • Friday, July 28 & Sunday, July 30 - Snoqualmie, WA.  Member price: $124


To register for a course sign up online at 

Upcoming Local USSF Course: - COURSE FULL

USSF "E" License course: June 23, 2017 - June 25, 2017.  Walla Walla, WA.  This local course is hosted by Walla Walla United Soccer Club in cooperation with Washington Youth Soccer and Walla Walla School District.  Prerequistite: completion of "F" license (online course, takes 2-3 hours to complete $25).  There is no required waiting time between earning the F and advancing to the E course.  Course cost is $185.  If you've taken the F within 6 months prior to the E, the cost is $160.00.  ASE will reimburse for all course costs upon successful completion.


Washington Youth Soccer (USSF) Course Schedule

USSF National Coaching Schools

NSCAA Master Course Schedule