PA West Soccer Association (our US Youth Soccer regional administrator) has mandated that coaches coaching younger age groups in US Youth Soccer programs obtain credentials. These are online courses that are free. For older age groups, licenses are being recommended that require a fee, online and on-site coursework.
Below is a download of a PA West generated document that explains the requirements and gives easy web access to course work via web links.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your age group commissioner.