AYSO - Youth Soccer for Cedar Rapids, Marion, Mount Vernon, Vinton, Robins, Hiawatha


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  PDF document Slides of Fall 2021 Coaches Meeting presentation (August 7, 2021)

Coaches Meeting - Fall 2021/Spring 2022 Season Kick-off

Every year, all AYSO coaches have a short meeting to kick off the season, and have opportunities for additional training. This is our beginning of the season meeting where each coach will get a roster of the players on their team, uniforms for their players, etc. All coaches and assistant coaches should plan on attending.

Date: Saturday, August 7th
Location: Antioch Christian Church
7215 Cottage Grove Pkwy, Marion (at Highway 13)
10:00 – 12:00 Annual Coaches Meeting and Division Specific Discussions.
  Pick Up Uniforms & Equipment.
(No early distribution. Make other arrangements with the coach administrator if unable to attend.)


Please check the Referees page for referee courses. We strongly encourage coaches to take the Basic Referee course. 


  PDF document Kids Zone flyer
  Word document Kids Zone Awareness Days and Pre-game Huddle Instructions
(August 31, 2021)
  PDF document Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet (August 26, 2021)
  PDF document AYSO Incident Report Form (August 26, 2021)
  PDF document AYSO Player General Release Form (September 7, 2020)
  PDF document US Soccer Player Development Initiative (includes rule changes and 10U Build-Out Line) (August 13, 2017)
  PDF document Build-Out Line FAQ (August 13, 2017)


Slides of previous Coaches Meetings

  PDF document Slides of Fall 2021 Coaches Meeting presentation (August 7, 2021)
  PDF document Slides of Spring 2021 Coaches Meeting presentation (March 11, 2021)
  PDF document Slides of Fall 2020 Coaches Meeting presentation (August 29, 2020)
  PDF document Slides of Spring 2020 Coaches Meeting presentation (March 7, 2020)
  PDF document Slides of Fall 2019 Coaches Meeting presentation (August 10, 2019)
  PDF document Slides of Spring 2019 Coaches Meeting presentation (March 16, 2019)


What’s required to become an AYSO coach?

If you’re willing to contribute your time and effort to ensuring that kids have a fun experience in a fair and safe program, then you possess the necessary prerequisites to become an AYSO Coach. Regardless of whether or not you know a lot about soccer, AYSO will provide the training and tools to help you become a good coach. We’ve had plenty of moms and dads that started out knowing little about soccer that have gone on to become terrific coaches.

If you would like to coach or assistant coach your child's soccer team, please mark this on your child's registration form. Contact us for more information.