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Become a coach

Coaching AYSO is a privilege and can be a rewarding experience for you and the players. Remember it’s about fun and learning the game of soccer. Years from now, will YOU be the coach one of these kids remembers?

AYSO’s coach training program is accredited by the The National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE).

Signup as a volunteer coach here, or email [email protected] to learn more.

  • All coaches must submit a one-time fingerprint scan (download the form).
  • All coaches must pass a yearly background check with Sterling (you'll get an email once you signup)
  • All coaches must attend coach orientation
  • All coaches must complete an age specific AYSO certified training - see training schedule below.
  • All coaches must complete online training:
    • One-time online coach training for 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U (additional in-person training is also required, see training schedule below)
    • Concussion Awareness (every other year)
    • Heart attack awareness (every other year)
    • Safe Haven certification (every other year)
    • Safesport (one time, and usually transferable between sports organizations)

Coach Training Schedule - 2024 (June this year)

Only one training session needed to coach, in addition to short online pre-training.

  • 6/7/8U coach training
    • Wed. 6/5 6-7pm @ Meadow Park
    • Wed. 6/19 6-7pm @ Meadow Park
  • 10U coach training
    • Sun. 6/2 5-6:30pm @ Meadow Park
    • Wed. 6/12  6-7:30pm @ Meadow Park
  • 12U coach training
    • Sun. 6/9  5-6:30pm @ Meadow Park
    • Sun. 6/23  5-6:30pm @ Meadow Park
  • 14U coach training
    • You must be a certified 12U coach before taking 14U coach training,
      which is a 2 day course. This training is equivalent to a USSF D license.
    • Sat. 6/22  5pm-9pm @ Carson City
    • Sun. 6/23  9am-3:30pm @ Carson City
      Instructed by JP Marie who is AMAZING, fun, engaging, and lots of soccer knowledge. This may be our only local intermediate coach training course offered this year.

      Why get your intermediate coach training?
    • Brings your coaching to a higher level
    • Certifies you as a 14U coach and necessary for tournaments such as Cookies and AllStars
    • Complete your intermediate training and become one of the TOP coaches in Truckee AYSO and receive a sweet Truckee AYSO Adidas warm up jacket to honor your hard work. 

    Login to -> Volunteer (signup if you have't done so) -> on volunteer page select "AYSOU" button near top right of page -> training event -> search by region 740 -> sign up for appropriate event -> go to training library for safe haven, CDC concussion, and Simon's heart. Luckily each of these modules is good for 3 years. 10U/12U coaches also need to take AYSO's Summary of the Laws of the Game module to be certified. 

    Detailed signup instructions here


Helpful Coaching Links

Accident Reporting

If a player or registered adult volunteer (such as a Coach or Referee) becomes injured during a scheduled practice, game or training, the injury must be reported immediately to the Safety Director, [email protected]. To report the accident, please use the Incident Report Form.

Positive Coaching Alliance

AYSO has teamed up with the Positive Coaching Alliance. Learn more.

National Partners

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Contact Us

Truckee AYSO - Region 740

PO Box 567 
Truckee, California 96160

Email Us: [email protected]
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