Information for Volunteers


Coach and Referee Volunteers

Volunteering as a coach and referee is a fun, rewarding experience.  But it does take some work to prepare for the season.  An archive of emails related to 2017-18 Volunteer Registration can be found here.

In order to coach and/or referee in our league, every volunteer must:

  • Complete eAYSO Volunteer Registration at www.eayso.org
  • Complete the following online modules listed under “My Courses” at www.aysoU.org 
    • Safe Haven
    • CDC Concussion
    • Summary of the Laws of the Game.
  • Complete the respective online or in-person coach or referee certification for the role and division in which they’ve volunteered.

Please review instructions below for completing each of these necessary steps towards coaching and refereeing this soccer year.


eAYSO Volunteer Registration

Please go to www.eayso.org and follow the instructions below depending on if you’re a new volunteer or new to the eAYSO website or if you’re a returning volunteer:

New to eAYSO
1. Click on “Create an Account”
2. Click on the 3rd soccer ball next to “I am new to AYSO and want to volunteer”
3. Follow instructions, complete all information, and be sure to submit your e-signature and checking e-signature boxes where indicated.

Returning Volunteers
1. Login at eAYSO.org (note the request password reminder if needed)
2. After logging in, below “Returning Adult Volunteer,” click “Apply”
3. You will be asked to review, complete and possibly update certain fields
4. Be sure to submit your e-signature and checking e-signature boxes where indicated.

Please direct any questions about eAYSO Volunteer Registration to cvpa@ayso300.org or rc@ayso300.org


Safe Haven, CDC Concussion, and AYSO’s Summary of the Laws of the Game
  1. Use the email and password used for eAYSO registration and log in at  www.aysoU.org
  2. Click on “My Courses” on the top bar after logging in.
  3. Complete each of the 3 modules- Safe Haven, Concussion, and Laws of the Game.

Each of the 3 modules listed above are free to take and automatically populated in your My Courses folder.  Additional online courses are available, but at a cost.

*Please do not buy any of the courses.*  AYSO 300 will provide volunteers free vouchers for additional online courses.  Please stay tuned for further instruction on the vouchers.


Referee Certification/Training Information
  • AYSO Referee Training For U7+ Divisions – Date/Time TBD
  • USSF (US Soccer) Referee Training
    • 1-day certification class that qualifies candidates to Referee in games for:
      • AYSO, (volunteer)
      • EXTRA (paid)
      • Travel Club (paid)
    • When: Sunday 8/20/17, 8AM – 5PM
    • Where: Via Bella Banquets, (5412 S. La Grange Rd.
    • NotePre-work is required!  Background checks for those over age 18.
    • Discounted Price: Class costs $40.00 (Normally $75)
    • Lunch Included
    • To sign up, Click HERE for details and to register
    • This course is slightly longer than the AYSO-only referee course, it will produce confident, competent and comfortable referees!

Coach Certification/Training Information

In-Person training and AYSO Coach Certification courses will be offered up to the start of the season in all divisions.  Very soon we will release a complete schedule of in-person coach training dates for all divisions.

The first of these courses will be offered for the U5/U6 and U7/U8 divisions this Saturday at Spring Rock Park.  View specific times for Saturday and register here