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Coach training


Women, men, and youth volunteers 12 years old and up are all welcome!

All references below to “coaches” include “assistant coaches” and “Youth Trainers.” 

In a nutshell

  1. Find the courses you need below.
  2. Register for the courses in www.eayso.org using these instructions.
  3. If you have not already submitted your Volunteer Application form for the current membership year, see the instructions here.
  4. Check this page later for possible schedule changes!
Also, see “Coach Requirements” page.

    Course list

    Safe Haven Course (one-time requirement)
    • See the Safe Haven training page.
    • August 13, 2015, 6:00-9:00pm at the Davis AYSO Building
    • August 21, 2015, 6:00-9:00pm at the Davis AYSO Building

  • U6-U8 Coach Course (for U6, U7, and U8 coaches; no prerequisites)
    • August 14, 2015, 6:00-8:30pm at the Davis AYSO Building
    • August 19, 2015, 6:00-8:30pm at the Davis AYSO Building
    NOTE: all classes include both classroom and field time. Please dress accordingly and bring court shoes/cleats (outdoor). We'll go through activities and games for coaching age appropriate games, techniques and tactics. Coaches who are able will be engaged in activities.Bring your favorite size five ball (if you have one, properly inflated please!). Bring sun block and your favorite sports drink and water. We'll have water on hand too. Bring a notebook to write in for both in class and field work. Training is at the Davis AYSO Building located north of the Library (Library address is 315 East 14th Street) and Veteran's Memorial Center. Park in the Davis High School parking lot and head northeast.

    U10-U12 Coach Course (for U10 and U12 coaches)
      • July 11, 2015, 9:00am-3:00pm at the Davis AYSO Building
      • August 15, 2015, 9:00am-3:00pm at the Davis AYSO Building
      • August 22, 2015, 9:00am-3:00pm at the Davis AYSO Building
    NOTE: all classes include both classroom and field time. Please dress accordingly and bring court shoes/cleats (outdoor). We'll go through activities and games for coaching age appropriate games, techniques and tactics. Coaches who are able will be engaged in activities.Bring your favorite size five ball (if you have one, properly inflated please!). Bring sun block and your favorite sports drink and water. We'll have water on hand too. Bring a notebook to write in for both in class and field work. Training is at the Davis AYSO Building located north of the Library (Library address is 315 East 14th Street) and Veteran's Memorial Center. Park in the Davis High School parking lot and head northeast.




    Intermediate Coach Course (for U14 coaches; pre-requisite: must be certified as a U12 Coach). Must be pre-approved by Board to attend. Contact Jen Boschee-Danzer, Regional Commissioner, at commissioner@davisayso.org for pre-approval process. 

    • July 18 - 19, 2015, 9:00am-6:00pm at the Davis AYSO Building
    • July 25 - 26, 2015, in Incline Village, NV
    • July 31 - August 2, 2015 at Golden Gate Camp in Atherton, CA (dorm lodging included in registration fee)
    • August 7-9, 2015 in Foster City, CA
    • September 5-6, 2015 in Saratoga, CA

    Advanced Coach Course (for U16-U19 coaches; pre-requisite: must be certified as Intermediate Coach).  Must be pre-approved by Board to attend. Contact Jen Boschee-Danzer, Regional Commissioner, at commissioner@davisayso.org for pre-approval process. 
    • July 31 - August 2, 2015 at Golden Gate Camp in Atherton, CA (dorm lodging included in registration fee, info here)
    • August 28-30, 2015 in Foster City, CA

    National Coach Course (must be certified as Advanced Coach)

    The course is open to all currently registered AYSO Advanced Coaches who want to expand their knowledge and reach the pinnacle of training through the American Youth Soccer Organization. The course is a week long and is offered at Chapman University in Orange, California, each June. Contact Jen Boschee-Danzer, Regional Commissioner, at commissioner@davisayso.org for pre-approval and details.
     
    For things you can do today to prepare for the National Coach Course, see this page.

      To register for courses offered in Davis

      See this link about how to register. 

      Questions?