Coaches Clipboard

Here you will find resources for our AYSO coaches in alignment with our team parents.   Online Training AYSO Coach Training Equivalency Policy Practice Evaluation Form 14U & Above Evaluation Form Incident Report Form Player General Release Form Participation Release ...

Concussion Safety

AYSO has partnered with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to use the “Heads Up” Concussion training tools in support of the following guidelines in order to ensure the safety of all our participants: The AYSO/CDC Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet should be used to inform parents and players about the potential risks associated with concussions. When required by state law, ...

Dehydration Safety

Heat Illnesses Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are all serious (in some cases fatal) heat-induced conditions. It is imperative for the safety of your players and volunteers that you and your coaches know how to identify and treat them. Heat Cramps When a body loses too much water and salt through sweat, muscles tend to cramp (particularly in the abdomen and ...

Goal Safety

You have nothing to fear from a quiet, unassuming portable soccer goal, right? Its importance as the focus of a child’s goal-kicking effort outweighs any possible danger, right? WRONG! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reported 26 deaths and hundreds of injuries since 1979 resulting from soccer goal accidents. Most of these injuries occur when children climb on top ...

Incident Report Form

The purpose of the AYSO Incident Report Form is to capture all pertinent facts and contact information, while the information is readily available, whenever there is a serious incident involving AYSO participants, activities, facilities or property. Please click the link below. Click here for the AYSO Incident Report Form.  The Regional Safety Director is responsible for educating Regional staff, ...

Lineup Cards

Check out the ‘Lineup Cards’ available to AYSO Coaches! Click here for the AYSO Lineup Cards. ...

Practice Evaluation Form

Check out the ‘Practice Evaluation Form’ available to AYSO Coaches! Click here for the AYSO Practice Evaluation Form. ...

Silent Saturdays

Silent Saturday is used in AYSO Regions throughout the country. Its main purpose is to allow kids to just play and have fun. Silent Saturday is a throwback to the old schoolyard days when kids would congregate after school and on weekends just to play all day, without regard to who was winning and repercussions for poor play and decision-making. ...

Small-sided Games

This document sets out the recommended dimension of fields, the length of the halves, and the playing rules for small-sided games  for 6U, 8U, 10U, and 12U, including 4 v 4, 7 v 7, and 9 v 9. Information about the build-out line is also included here. Small-sided games ...