Mavis Derflinger Coaching Education

WAGS supports women and girls, 16 years and older, who would like to get certified in coaching. 

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WAGS All Female C License kicks off March 18th, 2024 with 24 female coaches looking to advance their license.

Grassroots Coaching Course 9 v 9 and 11 v 11 – July 2023

In 2022 WAGS sponsored 38 female coaches C Licenses.

September 2022 –WAGS sponsored National C License in conjunction with New Jersey Youth Soccer. We sponsored 22 female coaches who are now all C Licensed coaches.

April 2022  – WAGS sponsored All Female National C License with support from Virginia Youth Soccer. We sponsored 16 Female Coaches, who are all now C License Coaches. 

August 14th 2021 – WAGS and VYSA sponsored in conjunction with a grant from US Soccer. 

All Female Grassroots Coaching Courses 7 v 7 in the AM and 11 v 11 in the Afternoon.  Hosted by Lee Mount Vernon Soccer Club at Edison High School in Alexandria, VA.


March 2020 Grassroots coaching courses Sponsored by WAGS and hosted at Horizons Edge in Harrisonburg, VA

WAGS was very excited to offer a Female Only International Coaching Education Trip to 16 Female Coaches. The coaches embarked on a first of its kind, groundbreaking International Coaching Education Trip to France June 14th – June 22nd, 2019 to include three World Cup Matches. We are proud to have partnered with WorldStrides for this trip. 

We are proud and honored to have had the following female coaches travel with us to France. These coaches have vast resumes in soccer and exemplify leading by example:

Susan Barr from PA, Karin Victorio From MD, Beth Muzik from FL, Karen Billingslea from VA, Marie Schweitzer From VA, Lula Bauer From VA, Lisa Cole From VA, Nicole Schweitzer from VA, Sue Ryan From NY, Lyndse Hoakansonn From MD, Jane Dawber from VA, Nora Maguire White From VA, Skye Eddy From VA, Corey Holton From NY, Nina Duron From VA, Sue Vodicka from TX.

Who are they? See below!!

WAGS All Female International Coach Education Trip Paris Coach Bio’s with pictures

On February 9th-11th, 2018 WAGS hosted the “1st All Female D License Course Weekend” in the United States. 17 women collaborated and learned the new US Soccer D license curriculum led by Instructors Karen Kelser and Nora Maguire-White from VYSA, all sponsored by WAGS. This groundbreaking course was empowering for these coaches and all those that will follow in their footsteps.

On August 17th-19th, 2018. WAGS hosted the Part 2 of the “1st All Female D License Course”. We had 11 of our group return to finish their process towards full D License, with Karen and Nora as our instructors. The candidate’s who were not able to be with us were invited to join Nora Maguire-White in December.