Area Assessment Program (AAP)

The Area Assessment Program (AAP) is designed to recognize Areas for their support and encouragement resulting in successful implementation of AYSO programs in Regions within the Area. Areas which actively promote AYSO philosophies and policies, strive for constant improvement within the Area and its Regions, and demonstrate a commitment to training its volunteers, may be Area Assessment Program award winners. Any ...

AYSO Hall of Fame

The AYSO Hall of Fame was established in 1996 to identify and acknowledge those extraordinary individuals who have made a historic contribution to the foundation, growth, enrichment and positive reputation of AYSO and the sport of soccer for children. Our online AYSO Hall of Fame may be viewed here. Criteria for Selection to the AYSO Hall of Fame AYSO has many ...

AYSO’s Safe Haven Program

AYSO is proud to present its Safe Haven Program– the first of its kind in youth sports, most notably in soccer. It creates a safe environment for players, volunteers and families to enjoy the beautiful game of soccer. The #1 priority is player safety. Precautions and guidelines are provided to minimize the occurrence of injuries and to prevent the opportunities for abuses to occur. AYSO’s ...

RC / AD Training – Registration

Make your job as RC and AD easier, more effective, and more rewarding! RC and AD Training feature interaction with fellow RCs or ADs including hands-on, interactive sessions for local marketing, recruiting and managing volunteers, building a budget, and dispute resolution, plus an introduction to all of the Staff and members of the National Board of Directors. RC training ...

Regional / Area Toolkit

Participation Release Form Participation Release Form “Whew! I’ve Registered, Now What?” Complete this sample letter and distribute it to new parents to eliminate thousand of phone calls! whew_ive_registered5877 Generic Photo Release Use of this form grants AYSO the right to use still photos and video taken at AYSO ...

Regional Assessment Program (RAP)

The Regional Assessment Program (RAP) is designed to recognize Regions for their successful implementation of AYSO programs in their local communities. Regions that actively support AYSO philosophies and policies, strive for constant improvement, and demonstrate a commitment to training their volunteers may be Regional Assessment Program award winners. Any Region can be a RAP award winner regardless of its size, age ...

Regional Board Positions

AYSO’s National Bylaw 1.04 (n) and Standard Regional Policies and Protocols require a minimum of seven board positions: Regional Commissioners Regional Coach Administrator Regional Referee Administrator Treasurer, Registrar Safety Director and Child Volunteer Protection Advocate. ...

SD, AD, & RC Appointment Forms

Ensuring An Excellent Player Experience Through Leadership And Support These forms are required whenever there is a change in the respective positions. These downloadable packages include: Appointment Request Form (ARF) Position Description Sections 5.1 – 5.3 of AYSO National Policies (Conflict of Interest) In addition, for an appointment to be considered by the NBOD, a current budget for the Region must be on file with the ...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

As with the concussion law in 2016, various states are proposing Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) education and compliance training. AYSO Regions in those states will need to comply immediately. We anticipate that other states will be adopting similar laws in the future. INSTRUCTIONS FOR AYSO PARENTS AND COACHES Click on the information box for your role (Parent/Child or Coach) for your state.  ...

The Child & Volunteer Protection Advocate (CVPA)

The Child & Volunteer Protection Advocate (CVPA) – is one of the 7 required Regional Board positions as specified in the National Bylaws and Standard Regional Policies and Protocols. The CVPA serves as the Safe Haven program representative in the local Region, Area or Section. The primary responsibilities of the CVPA include: Screening Volunteers at the local level. Working with the Regional Board ...