AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) is a non-profit, nation-wide organization, dedicated to positive child development through participation in a safe, fair, fun soccer environment. AYSO is based on community involvement and dependent upon volunteers, including board members, coaches, and referees.
We're well known for our five core philosophies as expressed in our mission statement: To develop and deliver quality youth soccer programs which promote a fun, family environment based on our philosophies:
EVERYONE PLAYS - Your child is guaranteed to play at least 50% of each game, regardless of his or her level of skill or aptitude.
BALANCED TEAMS - Team balancing promotes the AYSO philosophy stressing team participation not winning. Every player should have an equal opportunity to be on a winning team, independent of skills. We try to set up teams at the beginning of the season to make them as balanced as possible.
OPEN REGISTRATION - Our program is open to all children between 4 ½ and 18 years of age who want to register and play soccer. There are no tryouts to "make the team", no reserved places, girls participate as well as boys, and beginners are just as welcome as skilled players. Interest and enthusiasm are the only criteria for playing
POSITIVE COACHING - We say, winning kids comes first, winning games comes second. Kids thrive on encouragement. The extra effort it takes to offer positive help to our players, rather than negative criticism, is an investment in the future of all our kids - on or off the playing field. GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP - AYSO creates a positive environment based on mutual respect, rather than a "win at all cost" attitude.
OTHER AYSO LINKS:
AYSO Section 11 Southern California
AYSO Area 11-R North San Diego County
AYSO Area 11-V East San Diego County
AYSO National AYSO National Office
AYSO Help Help with Coach, Management, Referee and Tournament Training & Forms
eAYSO AYSO On-Line Registration
If you have trouble logging into eAYSO from the link above,
then please type www.eayso.org directly into your web browser URL
AYSO Online Training You will need your AYSO ID Number to enter the website
AYSO Reciprocity Equivalency Agreement for cross-certification
from USSF 'E' or 'D' License to AYSO Intermediate Coach or Advanced Coach