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INFORMATION FOR COACHES


Fall 2019 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 24. These field sessions are MANDATORY FOR NEW 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

12U
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 24:

12U (Full Course)
8:30AM to 2:00PM at Highridge Park

Intermediate
PV AYSO (Region 10) and AYSO Area 1F will host an Intermediate Coaches session on August 23 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 23 at Hesse Park (Classroom Portion)
Saturday August 25 at Highridge Park (Fieldwork & Assessment)

Advanced
See the https://aysou.org website for Advanced Coach course offerings.

IMPORTANT
More Options/Dates for ALL courses at the https://aysou.org website!

This is your best resource for finding appropriate age-level classes that best meet your schedule.

NOTE
Online courses appear under the E-Commerce tab.

 


 

Playoff Participation Policy. - Coaches should be aware of the new policies put into place by PV AYSO that address how teams will qualify for end-of-season playoffs.

 


OTHER RESOURCES

Volunteer Information

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' Decisionsan 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)