Encourage and enforce the AYSO Philosophy of
"Everyone Plays, Positive Coaching and Good Sportsmanship".
AYSO is an organization dedicated to child
development in a soccer environment that is safe, fun and fair.
In AYSO, players learn to work together, enjoy
participating in a wholesome environment for everyone's pleasure.
Be responsible for the well being of every player
on the AYSO team.
Always remember the game is for the players.
Player's safety and fair play comes first.
AYSO demands a sport environment for our young
players that are free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol.
Players shall treat other players, coaches,
officials and spectators with respect, regardless of the out come of
Referees are responsible for enforcing the "Laws
of the Game" and are governed by the Rules and Regulations as
defined by AYSO.
Recognize the value and importance of volunteer
coaches, referees and regional officials. Give them their due
respect. Without volunteers, there would be no AYSO.
Coaches shall always have the AYSO emergency forms
for every practice, games, team meeting or any team event and shall
never leave a child unattended.
Respect all referee decisions.
Positive reinforcement is the best way to help the
players achieve their goals and their natural fear of failure.
Referees shall at all times put greatest emphasis
on the welfare of the player, encouraging clean competition and good
Treat the visiting team
and spectators as guest, by being courteous, fair and avoid actions
that will offend or embarrass the player or any one else.
- At no time will violent or abusive conduct
be tolerated. Any such actions will be dealt with appropriately.