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Mountain’s Edge - Enterprise AYSO Region 1315


AYSO Mandatory Coaches Meeting Fall 2020

Date and Time: Friday 10/23/20

Location : Mountain's Edge Regional Park

Can't Make it Email : [email protected] 

Referee classes are scheduled for Sunday 10/25/20 

Start time is 9am sharp until we get done! ! 

Location is @ Click it Social 5375 Cameron St Unit A, Las Vegas, NV 89118


Becoming a Coach

Coaching children is a very rewarding experience. And coaching your own child's team can be one of the most rewarding experiences of all! Coaches are pivotal to having children get the AYSO experience. If Regions don't have enough coaches, registration is scaled back and kids who want to play in AYSO are turned away.

Do you have little or no experience with soccer? No problem! AYSO will teach you, based on the age level you are coaching. Unique age-appropriate coach training is one of AYSO's specialties. If you plan to be at your child's soccer practices and games, you'll also have time to be your child's coach.

To become an AYSO coach, you must be certified in the age level you are coaching. Certification takes three easy steps. First, fill out a volunteer form by registering for an account on our website. During the registration process you will be asked if you'd like to volunteer. Just check the volunteer position you're interested in and follow the instructions. Then take our online short Safe Haven course at Lastly, you must attend an age-specific coaching course. Our Coach Administrator will reach out to you with details on a coaching course offered near you. We have brand new Coaching Manuals and all of the equipment you'll need to help you with training plans and activities for the age you are coaching.

Coaches are essential to the game. They teach children soccer skills and help develop a healthy, positive attitude, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Coaching is a rewarding experience because you have the opportunity to build a child's self-esteem, help them learn new skills and just have a lot of fun.

Contact our Coach Administrator Leo at [email protected] if you are ready to become a coach.

Coaching Resources - This is a great resource for drills, information and more.

By Division:

6U Soccer Drills:

8U Soccer Drills:

10U Soccer Drills:

12U Soccer Drills:

14U Soccer Drills:

18U Soccer Drills:

By Category:

Offensive Drills for Kids

Defensive Drills for Kids

Goalie Drills for Kids

Have another drill you'd like to share? Share it!

Team Management - This app can be very helpful to manage your players & parents. It's free and easy to set up!


*It is not about you winning. It is about the kids having fun and developing their skills. When you see a coach screaming at the players, look to see if the kids being yelled at are having any fun.

  1. How to coach a game.

  2. Stay in the designated coaching area. As hard as it is, remain relatively quiet.

  3. Don't choreograph the play. Let them play the game. 
  4. Do 80% of your coaching at practice. 

Your conduct, mandated by AYSO, is to be:

  • positive
  • instructional
  • encouraging. 


Don't shout, "SHOOT!, SHOOT!" or "KICK IT, KICK IT!" or "WHAT ARE YOU DOING!?!" Offer minimal instruction to players who are away from the ball.

Your objective must be to facilitate the development of players to play attractive soccer. Attractive soccer is the skillful / cooperative actions of ALL players on a team to maintain possession of the ball with accurate passes to each other using ALL areas of the field in a concerted effort to maneuver the ball toward the opponents goal and SCORE. If we are ultimately working toward well-paced ball circulation, then 1st touch (reception) ball control is our highest priority. Formulate your coaching methods with that technical skill as the primary objective. A well executed reception, turn and pass has much more value than a ball kicked with reckless abandon and no target in mind.

Playing soccer is FUN. Children love free-play. It enhances the development of individual and cooperative DECISION MAKING, crucial to the flow of the game. Adults can help this development by not shouting negatively from the sideline. Shouting divides the player's attention away from the action on the field. Allow the children to make their own on-the-field decisions.


On-line Coaches Courses (Training) are available on line for the following Divisions:
6U, 8U, & 10U. Once you have completed the online portion of the selected course, you must complete the required field part of that course! Dates for the field portion of each course will be sometime in August! 

The 12U, Intermediate, & Advance Coaches course is a 2-step process;
Step 1. Complete the Pre-Course on line training.
Step 2. Take the classroom part of the course, witch will include the field portion as well.

To find coach training in other regions, check the Area 1S website or go to AYSO U web site located at .

All Coaches are required to take the following Courses as well as the Coaching Course
AYSO's Safe Haven, CDC HEADS UP Concussion Training, & Sudden Cardiac Arrest Online Course.
These courses are all available online on the AYSO U web site! ! !

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Mountain’s Edge - Enterprise AYSO Region 1315

8101 W Mountains Edge Pkwy 
Las Vegas, Nevada 89178

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 702-757-5078
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