Fall 2018 Coaching Clinics - AYSO now requires age appropriate certification for all coaches and assistant coaches.
For new coaches and assistant coaches looking to learn coaching techniques or returning coaches and assistant coaches looking to get certified at the correct age level, Palos Verdes AYSO (Region 10), in coordination with surrounding AYSO regions, will be offering age appropriate classes at Highridge Park. Details of these class offerings are below:
6U, 8U, 10U
Required training classes for the 6U to 10U age groups are held online at AYSO's online training resource at https://aysou.org under the "E-Commerce" tab. You will need to use the login you created when registering yourself as a volunteer on https://ayso.bluesombrero.com/region10.
In addition, PV AYSO will be holding Field Sessions for the 6U to 10U age groups on Saturday, August 25. Although these field sessions are optional, they are highly recommended for both new and experienced coaches:
6U & 8U (Field Session Only)
8:30AM to 10:30AM at Highridge Park
10U (Field Session Only)
8:30AM to 11:00AM at Highridge Park
To become certified at the 12U and above levels, coaches must complete a course in person (online courses will not be acceptable to become certified at the 12U and above levels). These courses require pre-registration at https://aysou.org. You can search for the appropriate course by date or location within the https://aysou.org website.
PV AYSO will offer the 12U course on Saturday August 25:
12U (Full Course)
8:30AM to 2:00PM at Highridge Park
PV AYSO (Region 10) and AYSO Area 1F will host an Intermediate Coaches session on August 24 and 25. This course requires pre-registration at https://aysou.org. Specific times and addresses can be found during registration:
Intermediate Coach Course
Friday, August 24 at McMasters Park in Torrance (Classroom Portion)
Saturday August 25 at Highridge Park (Fieldwork & Assessment)
AYSO Area 1D will sponsor the Advanced Coaches course for 2018. The class is tentatively scheduled for the weekend of August 10. Pre-registration on https://aysou.org is required. Details on the locations and times will be posted on the https://aysou.org website when they are finalized.
Please note that if you cannot attend the classes listed above, many other courses are being offered in the surrounding area, including courses in Fountain Valley on the weekend of August 4-5. The https://aysou.org website is your best resource for finding appropriate age-level classes that best meet your schedule.
Concussion Awareness - coaches, parents, players, and referees are encouraged to take this online training to recognize the signs and respond to possible head injuries
Parents' Guide to Referees' Decisions - an excellent guide from AYSO Area 2C that describes in layperson's terms why referees make (or don't make) certain calls on the field.
Area 01 Coaching Guidelines
UK Int’l Curriculum
AYSO Rules, Policies and Guidelines
(on the AYSO national site)