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AYSO University (AYSOU) Courses

Welcome AYSO Region 65 Volunteers!

Here you will find information on the required Online & In-Person courses each volunteer must complete for their position.  These courses are available through the AYSOU (AYSO University) Learning Management System (LMS).

How to access the LMS: Volunteer Help - AYSOU LMS


Note: Matrix below needs to be updated. Under Safe Haven Courses / Requirements, add SafeSport and CA Mandated Fingerprinting

Note: Each Coach Level has it's own set of requirements and strategies.  If you have an Intermediate/14U or Advanced Coach certification, this does not automatically qualify you for a lower level certification.  You must be certified for each level you wish to coach.

AYSO / US Soccer Coach Training Equivalency 
A cross-certification policy has been created for all coaches who hold a valid coaching license issued by US Soccer.

Click here for information on the Cross-Certification policy.
Click here for a pdf copy of the policy.

Please send a pdf copy of each US Soccer certification you would like us to consider for equivalency: [email protected]
If you don't have your certs, contact your Member Organization to request them.

AREA G Playoffs  * Update *
To participate in playoffs, all Head Coaches & Asst Coaches MUST be registered with AYSO National and certified at the appropriate coach level.
This includes the completion of all Safe Haven courses and any additional courses required for each Coaching level.  A qualified coach must be present with the team at all times along with signed player registration forms, eSignature verification page necessary. Photocopies will be acceptable if the forms have been resigned by parent/guardian. Coaches shall be responsible for the behavior of their spectators and shall promote a positive atmosphere.

AYSOU Online Courses


These Online Courses are the prerequisites that you must complete before attending the Instructor Led Courses.
Click on a course title or scroll down to see a sample screen-shot for each course.

All online courses are available on AYSOU except SafeSport (see below).

Tip: After you complete each online course you are presented with the course certificate. Please download a pdf copy and keep for your records in the event the course completion was not recorded by the system. Without this proof of completion you may need to take the course again. In addition to saving a local copy of the pdf, you may want to send an email to yourself and attach the certificate so you can find it easily if needed. Use the Subject: AYSO Cert

AYSOU Courses


   AYSO's Safe Haven
   CDC Heads Up Concussion
   Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

6U Coach
   8U Coach
   10U Coach
   12U Coach 
   Intermediate/14U Coach
   Advanced Coach


   AYSO's Summary of the Laws of the Game (reqd for Intermediate/14U & Advanced)   
Regional Referee
   8U Official

AYSO's Safe Haven

AYSO's Safe Haven

This free online course is required for all AYSO Volunteers. The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 provides certain legal protections for volunteers who have been trained and certified and act in accordance with a written job description. Safe Haven includes these three elements, giving volunteers the highest degree of protection available under the law.

Length: appx 2 hrs



CDC HEADS UP Concussion

CDC HEADS UP Concussion

This free online course is required for all volunteers that interact with our players on the field such as Coaches & Referees and recommended for all other volunteers. 

Length: appx 1 hr


Note: In the event the AYSOU LMS is not available or you are experiencing account issues with SportsConnect, you can take this course through the CDC website. You will need to create an account, complete your account profile and complete a 30 question Pre-Assessment. Again, we recommend you only do this as a last resort after all other alternatives have been exhausted. Please make sure you are in contact with the Region 65 CVPA re any issues you are experiencing. Email: [email protected]

  CDC Train Website
  CDC Concussion Course

  AYSO Volunteer Resources - Concussion Safety
  Coach Concussion Action Plan

More Resources:

  CDC: Heads Up
  HEADS UP to Youth Sports | Online Training | Launch the course
  HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports Card - PDF English | Spanish 


Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one cause of death in the United States for student athletes during exercise. Caused by a structural or electrical problem associated with the heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest happens when the heart unexpectedly stops beating and pumping blood. With content developed by Simon’s Heart, this course will help you learn and recognize the warning signs and symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. 

Length: appx 15-20 mins


Note: In the event the AYSOU LMS is not available or you are experiencing account issues with SportsConnect, you can take this course through the NFHS website. Again, we recommend you only do this as a last resort after all other alternatives have been exhausted. Please make sure you are in contact with the Region 65 CVPA re any issues you are experiencing. Email[email protected]

Visit this site to create an account:

Add this course to your profile, select California

If you have previously taken the Sudden Cardiac Arrest course through the NFHS website and have a pdf copy of the course certificate*, please send an email to [email protected] and attach a copy of the pdf.  We will upload and verify the certificate.

* AYSO will only accept a Sudden Cardiac Arrest course certificate from the NFHS website. They will not accept a certificate from any other provider.



SafeSport  (this information is being updated)

This is a new course that is required by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for all AYSO Volunteers.

Length: appx 90 mins

UPDATE: This course is NOT available in AYSOU. Use the following link to access the website:
U.S. Center for SafeSport -

You must use this link with the special key (tsVWe36Xa6PS3b5NzOug) to be recognized as an AYSO Volunteer.
The system will prompt you to provide your information and create an account. Use the same email you used in SportsConnect when you submitted your volunteer application.

You do not need to provide a MembershipID, select your Volunteer Role (Admin, Coach, Official, etc) and for Name of Sport or Community Organization, type: AYSO

When you logon, go to My Courses and verify the following course appears. The course is Free.
If you dont see any courses, a different course or there is a fee listed, there was a problem when you registered.

Contact your Division Coordinator for assistance.



6U, 8U, 10U Online Coach Courses

These classes are taken online, prior to attending the Field session. 

6U Coach

Length: appx 2 hrs

8U Coach

Length: appx 2 hrs

10U Coach

Length: appx 3 hrs


12U, Intermediate & Advanced Online Coach Courses

These are the online courses (pre-course modules) that must be completed prior to attending the Classroom / Field session for each level.

12U Coach    * New Course * 

AYSO's Summary of the Laws of the Game

This free online module presents a summary of the "Laws of the Game" and is required for all Intermediate/14U & Advanced Coaches.  Alternatively, you could sign up for the Regional Referee course which will give you a greater appreciation for how your fellow Referee volunteers approach the game to keep it safe and fun for our players.  Either course will satisfy the requirement.

Intermediate/14U Coach

     Training Plan PDFdownload 
Advanced Coach

     Match Analysis PDFdownload 

Referee Online Courses

These classes are taken online, prior to attending the classroom/field session. 

Regional Referee

Length: appx 1.5 hrs


AYSOU Instructor Led Courses

These Instructor Led Courses may consist of a Classroom Course or Field Session or both and may be 1 or more days. 
You will register for theses courses in AYSOU separate from the Online courses above.


  06U, 08U, 10U Field Session - Requires a 1 Day Field Session course
  12U Coach - Requires a 1 or 2 Day Classroom & Field Session course
  Intermediate/14U Coach - Requires a 1 Day combined, Classroom & Field Session course
 Advanced Coach - Requires a 1 Day combined, Classroom & Field Session course 


                     Referee Training

  8U Official

  Regional Referee Companion Course

  Intermediate Referee

  Advanced Referee


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AYSO Region 65, PO Box 9208
Alta Loma, California 91701

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 909-285-7625
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