Coach Training and Certification

Coach Training Requirements

Every coach is required to get, at a minimum, the following training/certification for the division they are coaching:

  • 5U Divisions
  • 6U Divisions
    • Safe Haven Annually (see below)
    • CDC Concussion Awareness Annually (see below)
    • 6U Coach Classroom Training (online or locally - see below)
    • 6U Coach Flier (here)
  • 8U Divisions
    • Safe Haven Annually (see below)
    • CDC Concussion Awareness Annually (see below)
    • 8U Coach & 8U Official Combined Classroom Training (locally - see below)
    • 8U Coach Flier (here)
  • 10U Divisions
    • Safe Haven Annually (see below)
    • CDC Concussion Awareness Annually (see below)
    • 10U Coach Classroom Training (online or locally - see below)
    • 10U Field Training (locally - see below)
    • 10U Coach Flier (here)
  • 12U Divisions
    • Safe Haven Annually (see below)
    • CDC Concussion Awareness Annually (see below)
    • 12U Coach Classroom & Field Training (locally - see below)
    • 12U Coach Flier (here)
  • 15U Divisions
    • 15U Coach Flier (here)
    • Safe Haven Annually (see below)
    • CDC Concussion Awareness Annually (see below)
    • 12U Coach Classroom & Field Training (locally - see below)
      • Intermediate Coach Classroom & Field Training (locally - see below)
  • 19U Division
    • Safe Haven Annually (see below)
    • CDC Concussion Awareness Annually (see below)
    • 12U Coach Classroom & Field Training (locally - see below)
      • Intermediate Coach Classroom & Field Training (locally - see below)
        • Advanced Coach* Classroom & Field Training (see below)
  • Progressive/EXTRA All Divisions
    • Safe Haven Annually (see below)
    • CDC Concussion Awareness Annually (see below)
    • 12U Coach Classroom & Field Training (locally - see below)
      • Intermediate Coach Classroom & Field Training (locally - see below)
        • Advanced Coach* Classroom & Field Training (see below)

*Advanced Coach or greater is preferred, but not always feasible. Intermediate Coach Certifications can suffice until an opportunity is available.

Coach Training Sessions:

When you find a course, signup in the course signup area of eAYSO under your profile.

See the fliers for more:

  • 6U Coach Flier (here)
  • 8U Coach Flier (here)
  • 10U Coach Flier (here)
  • 12U Coach Flier (here)
  • 15U Coach Flier (here)

Classes have ended, check back in January for Advanced or Intermediate Classes.

 

Every AYSO Team Manager, Coach, and Referee are required to be Safe Haven and Concussion Certified Annually*

*Annually refers to a Membership Year that starts after August 1st.
(for Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 you need to have the training done after Aug 1st 2017, not before)

 

AYSO's Safe Haven - Online Training

Training is done (here). You will need your Blue Sombrero login.
Look for training link AYSO's Safe Haven (60-70 minute course + test)
Keep a copy of the certification for your records.

 

AYSO CDC Concussion Awareness - Online Training

Training is done (here). You will need your Blue Sombrero login.
Look for training link AYSO CDC Concussion Awareness (45-60 minute course + test)
Keep a copy of the certification for your records.

 

You need to have filled out volunteer registration before you can login for training.