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 ...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

States are in enacting legislation  requiring Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) education and training for individuals who work with children. AYSO Regions in these states will need to comply with these requirements immediately. As states adopt legislation, the Matrix below will be updated to reflect any requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR AYSO PARENTS AND COACHES Click on the information box for your role (Parent/Child or ...

The Coaching Manual: AYSO’s Official Online Coaching Tools Platform

As the Official Online Coaching Tools Platform of AYSO, The Coaching Manual has developed a unique and exclusive education membership program for our AYSO and AYSO United members that will include drills, practice sessions, videos and professional tips tailored specifically to our AYSO ...

The Regional Referee Administrator (RRA)

The Regional Referee Administrator (RRA) – is one of the 7 required Regional Board positions as specified in the National Bylaws and Standard Regional Policies and Protocols. The RRA position is intended to implement, monitor, and maintain the AYSO National Referee Program including program delivery, staff development, communication, and coordination at the regional level. The primary responsibilities of the Regional Referee Administrator (RRA) ...

Weather Safety

Check out some of the resources available about weather safety policy and guidelines. AYSO Severe Weather Play Policy and Guidelines ...

AYSO-U Training

For Coaching, Referee, Management, AYSO Safe Haven, and CDC: Concussion Course Training, please see aysou.org. ...

AYSO Safe Haven Coach Reminders

Check out the ‘AYSO Safe Haven Coaching Reminders’ available to AYSO Coaches! Click here for the AYSO Safe Haven Coach Reminders. ...

Lineup Cards

Check out the ‘Lineup Cards’ available to AYSO Coaches! Click here for the AYSO Lineup Cards. (For printing, we recommend using Avery Matte Postcards, 5.5″ x 4.25″, White, 200/Box (8387). ...