All AYSO volunteers must take the Safe Haven certification course. New volunteers should attend a face-to-face training. See the Safe Haven training page for details.
All seasoned volunteers are asked to take a refresher online every two years.
By 2015, all head coaches and assistant coaches must be trained at the level they are coaching. For the Fall 2014 season, this is required for all U5, U6, U7, U8, U10, U12, and U14 coaches. Examples: U6 coaches must be trained at the U6 level; U14 coaches must be trained at the Intermediate level.
The head coach of each team is required to attend one of the annual general coach meetings. It is highly recommended that the assistant coach attend also. Meetings for the Fall 2014 season are as follows:
A VAF is required for every membership year (August 1–July 31) for every volunteer. See this page for details.