Soccer Nova Scotia joins Canada Soccer in recognizing eleven Soccer Nova Scotia member clubs that have been granted Quality Soccer Provider designation. As part of the June 2024 Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program cohort. Thank you to all member clubs who have worked hard to reach the first stage of the Club Soccer License Program. These eleven clubs join the other twenty-eight Soccer NS member clubs to attain Canada Soccer’s Club licencing status. Out of forty-five youth member clubs, 39 have achieved Club Licensing Designation.

Canada Soccer’s Club Licensing is a standard-based support program designed to guide organizations toward the best principles for organizational development both on and off the pitch.

The following organizations have worked diligently to achieve the QSP designation and provide participants with a safe and welcoming environment. Soccer NS is proud to recognize the efforts of the following organizations in attaining a ‘Quality Soccer Provider License’:

Quality Soccer Providers |

Annapolis Royal FC 
Antigonish Celtics SC
Bridgetown Youth SC
Chester United*
Digby Area SA
Halifax Hotspurs SC
Mahone Bay Youth SA
Northern Nova United SC
Northside Storm SA
Riverview SC
Yarmouth Clippers

Soccer Nova Scotia will continue to provide year-round support and guidance to any organization working to meet the Canada Soccer Club license requirements. For more information, contact Soccer Nova Scotia’s Manager, Club Licensing , Marisa Colzie.

For the full Canada Soccer, June 15th announcement, please click here.


Canada Soccer Announcement 

Canada Soccer has announced June 2024 updates as 37 clubs have been accredited as part of its Club Licensing Program.

“We are very pleased to announce another group of clubs who have met the Standards for Quality Soccer. These organizations are making a commitment to providing safe, fun, accessible and inclusive, and developmentally appropriate programming, which are the principles that underpin the Canada Soccer National Youth Club Licensing Program. Canada Soccer would like to thank our Member Associations for their support in implementing the Club Licensing Program as well as the clubs for their hard work in raising the standards of soccer in Canada as well as the clubs for their hard work in raising the standards of soccer in Canada.”

– Dave Nutt, Canada Soccer’s Director of Development.

Starting in 2023, the Quality Soccer Provider designation was a requirement of membership to ensure that all member organization clubs meet the standards required to fulfill the requirements of Canada Soccer’s Safe Sport Roster which was unanimously adopted at the 2019 Canada Soccer Annual Meeting of the Members.