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Upcoming Coach Training in Region 2

No local coach training is scheduled at this time. Please find courses in other regions (see instruction below).

Questions? Email [email protected]

HOW TO register for an online or in-person training course

How to register for a Coach Course?

STEP 1:
  • Login (or sign up an account) at http://www.AYSO2.org
  • Sign up as a volunteer and eSign the application form
  • Follow the instruction (sent to your email) for the Background Check - DO NOT PAY the US$25 fee; Region 2 has already covered it.

STEP 2: (Required Safe Haven Courses)
  • Login to http://www.AYSO2.org with the same username/password
  • To attend REQUIRED online courses for ALL volunteers
    • Go to "VOLUNTEER" tab on Left Menu
    • Click on "AYSOU" button under your name
    • You will be led to a new website (eTrainU)
    • Click on "My Training" link on Left Menu
    • Check whether you have completed the following 3 Volunteer Required Courses:
      • AYSO's Safe Haven (either Online or In-Person Course)
      • CDC Concussion Awareness (Online)
      • Sudden Cardiac Arrest (Online)
    • If not, click on "Training Library" link on Left Menu
    • Click on "VIEW COURSES" button in "Safe Haven" block
    • Click "ENROLL" button in those 3 courses
    • Click "START" button to complete ALL modules
    • If you cannot complete all modules at one time, you can re-visit it from "My Training" link on Left Menu

STEP 3: (Online Coach Courses)
  • Login to http://www.AYSO2.org with the same username/password
  • Click on "Training Library" link on Left Menu
  • Click on "VIEW COURSES" button in "Coaching" block
  • Click "ENROLL" button in a desired online course, e.g. "10U Coaching - Online + In-Person Field Session" block
  • Click "START" button to complete ALL modules
  • If you cannot complete all modules at one time, you can re-visit it from "My Training" link on Left Menu

STEP 4: (In-Person Coach/Referee Courses)
  • Login to http://www.AYSO2.org with the same username/password
  • [Method 1] If you are working on an Online + In-Person course, after completing all ONLINE modules, click on "My Training" link on Left Menu
    • Click "VIEW" button under that course
    • Then click "REVIEW" button under the In-Person module
    • Click "VIEW SLIDES" button and then click "START" button
    • Click "Click here to make your booking" button to find an In-Person course
  • [Method 2] In your are taking an In-Person only course, click on "Training Event" link on Left Menu
  • Look for the Course by "Courses" or click on "See all events" on a certain date
  • Click "Enroll" on the desired course (Online Regional Referee Companion) and confirm it

  • If you have to cancel the enrollment, go back to event list and click "Unenroll" on that course and confirm it

Age Appropriate Coach Training

Coaches and Assistant Coaches in every division within Region 2 are required to have AYSO’s age-appropriate training before they take to the field and lead their team.

Just because you can Cruyff turn doesn't mean your 8 year old players should be learning that too! The age-appropriate training we provide will help ensure you conduct practice sessions in a manner which is just that... age appropriate. Become proficient in delivering an effective learning experience for the players under your guard and understand how to maximize their potential for the duration of the season.

Here are the necessary Coach Certifications that you must earn if you are to coach in Region 2.

DivisionRequired Coach Certificate
19UAdvanced Coach
16UAdvanced Coach
14UIntermediate Coach
12U12U Coach
10U10U Coach
8U8U Coach
7U8U Coach
6U6U Coach

These classes are held periodically in, or local to, Region 2. Locally run classes will be publicized on this website.

In addition to the Age Appropriate Certifications, every volunteer must complete the Concussion Awareness, Safe Haven, Sudden Cardiac Arrest and SafeSport online classes.

Questions? Ask the Coach Administrator. [email protected]

Did you know?

You can start your coaching career at any division up to, and including, 12U. To coach in older divisions you must meet certain prerequisites.
  • To earn your Intermediate (14U) Coach certificate you must be 12U certified and have coached in 12U for at least one season.
  • To earn your Advanced (16U & 19U) Coach certificate you must be Intermediate certified and have coached in 14U for at least one season.
This is an AYSO National Rule and there is no way to circumvent these requirements for the older divisions.

So... plan ahead. If you have a little bit of an itch but decide to hold off "until they're a little bit older" - don't. You might just miss the boat.

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