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Upcoming Coach Training in Region 2

Region 2 will be hosting Coach Certification classes during the summer. Sign up for them now at
Prior to arrival, please complete the online Safe Haven class and Concussion Awareness class.
Questions? Email [email protected]

 CourseLocation DateTimeNotes 
6U CoachArcadia City Hall Field 7/13/188am-10:30amComplete the online 6U Coaching Training class in advance
8U CoachArcadia City Hall Field 7/13/188am-11amComplete the online 8U Coaching Training class in advance
10U Coach Field SessionArcadia City Hall Field 7/13/188am-12pmComplete the online 10U Coaching Training class in advance
12U Coach601 S First Ave, Arcadia (Class)
Arcadia City Hall Field (Field)
Classroom portion during the evening of 7/13. Field session on 7/14.
Must attend both sessions.

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. You can register for classes at The AYSO University
Locally run classes will be publicized on this website.

In addition to the Age Appropriate Certifications, every volunteer must complete the Concussion Awareness and Safe Haven online classes available at The AYSO University

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.

Guidance For Online Courses is the place you will complete your online training courses.

  • Login with the same username and password you use to login to
  • Click My Courses.
  • Safe Haven, Concussion Awareness and online Coach Training all appear in the list.
  • Select the course you wish to complete and then... well, complete it. :-)

To view the courses you have completed, click Certifications. Then click Click Here To View Your Certifications History.

Any problems or other questions, please email the Coach Administrator at [email protected]

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