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Women’s Coaching Initiative

Santa Monica AYSO is committed to recruiting, training, and supporting women coaches.

We provide:

  • Practice plans for the season
  • Mentors
  • Extra training available
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Access to equipment
  • Cool swag

We are a committee of experienced women coaches and other AYSO leaders who are here to support you throughout the season.

She believed she could, so SHE DID!

Email women@ayso20.org

 

 

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New Families Orientation 8/20/18, 7-9pm

Welcome New & Retuning Volunteers and New AYSO Families!

The 2018 season is quickly approaching and we are busy organizing teams and training volunteers. Please join us for the Volunteer and New Families Orientation and learn about how our all-volunteer Santa Monica AYSO works, get useful information, and meet the board.

For all NEW families and NEW volunteers please be sure to attend this orientation.

If you are a returning or veteran AYSO family/volunteer you may want a refresher.

All are welcome!

WHEN:

Monday 8/20/18 7pm-9pm

WHERE:

St. Monica’s Catholic Community Church in the Grand Pavilion
725 California Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

There is free underground parking with handicapped access located beneath the Caruso Community Center on the corner of Lincoln Boulevard and California Avenue. The entrance to the parking garage is located on California Avenue.

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Coach Certification Sessions

Due to very low sign ups, the September 9th coach certification training has been canceled. Please refer to www.aysou.org for live training options offered by neighboring regions.

All Coaching sign ups for online and field sessions are now done thru AYSOU.org website.  

All following 6U; 8U; 10U and 12U will require online component and field session.

You must complete ALL components to receive your certification and to be considered for a Coaching position. See below for certification information.

All Coaches

All coaches must be SAFE HAVEN certified.

In addition to SAFE HAVEN certification, all coaches must be certified at the level they intend to coach (U5 & U6 coaches must take the U6 course, U7 & U8 coaches must take the U8 course, U9 & U10 coaches must take the U10 course, U11 & U12 coaches must take the U12 course). 

First, please log into your eAYSO account and update your registration to be current and MY2018. To sign up for field sessions and online training: 

Log into www.AYSOU.org, sign in using your eAYSO user and password and look under “LIVE COURSES” your appropriate field session in Santa Monica.  Register for session;

then you must sign up and complete online component prior to field session which costs $7:

HOW TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE COACH TRAINING MODULE

  1. Go to www.aysou.org
  2. After login with eAYSO user and password, select eCommerce -> Products
  3. Click on Coach Training on the left
  4. Scroll to Correct Coach Course that you want to take online
  5. Click Buy Now and continue.

You may search for classes to attend via www.AYSOU.org. After signing on, click on the “LIVE COURSES” option, find the course you are looking for, along with an appropriate date, time and place. Regardless, please take the online component as you must complete this prior to any field session.

 

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We need volunteer Referees!

Without quality, trained referees, our children cannot play this game they love so much, and what better vantage point to watch a game from than center field! For such a small investment of your time, you can become a great referee, even with no prior soccer knowledge at all! You will be getting great exercise, feel great, and be helping your children and their peers to have a great soccer experience to boot!

“Regional Referee” (the basic referee course and certification) courses have been scheduled and you can find them on this “Upcoming Referee Training Schedule”  link.   For current referees that want to upgrade to the Intermediate and Advanced certification we will be holding classes right here in Santa Monica on the weekend of August 18-19!  They are also listed in the above link.

To sign up for either of the classes you will need to go to AYSOU.org  In the meantime, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to become a volunteer referee.

 

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Summer Soccer Camps

This year Region 20 with its partner Coerver Coaching will be hosting several soccer camps throughout the Summer months. The week long summer camps will complete the 3-phase training curriculum for the AYSO calendar year which included Monday Night Open Training (MOT), Spring Skills & Clinics and now our Summer Soccer Camps.

Sign up at www.coerversanfernando.com

Ages Groups U5 to U14
1st   camp  25th – 29th of June
2nd  camp  23rd – 27th of July
3rd  camp   13th – 17th of August

Clover Park
2600 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Full day is 9 AM to 3 PM
Half day is 9 AM to 12 PM

full day camp is $275.00 per Player
Half day price is $200.00 per Player

Multi- kid and Multi-camp discounts are available. Each Player will receive a Coerver T-shirt. Each player is responsible for their own lunch

Sign up here

 

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Watch LA Galaxy with Santa Monica AYSO

Join Santa Monica AYSO on the evening of Saturday, June 9th when LA Galaxy take on Real Salt Lake.

Tickets are priced at $25 each for General Admission seating. You can purchase up to 4 tickets for each family member on your Inleague account (ex: if there are 4 family members on your account you can buy up to 16 tickets). Click on the links below to purchase your ticket. Your tickets can be picked up at JAMS field on Sunday 6/3/18 between 12:30pm and 3:30pm.

1 LA Galaxy Ticket

2 LA Galaxy Tickets

3 LA Galaxy Tickets

4 LA Galaxy Tickets

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Register now for Spring Skills & Clinics

Hosted by Region 20 Coerver Trainers & UCLA players.

Dates:
4/29, 5/06, 5/13, 5/20, 6/03 & 6/10

Times:
5U, 6U, 7U, & 8U from 1:00-2:00 PM
9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 14U From 2:15-3:45 PM

Open to all my2017 registered players. Cost is only $55/player.

Location:
John Adams MS
2425 16th Street,
Santa Monica, CA

Click here to register for Spring Skills & Clinics.

Looking for more touches on the soccer ball this Spring? Looking to build an arsenal of moves and skills for the upcoming Fall Season? Then come out to our Spring Skills & Clinics program. Our children will have the opportunity to practice the new Coerver Futsal Curriculum will fellow soccer players. Our AYSO Region 20 is teaming up with Professional Coerver Coaches and the UCLA Varsity Soccer Players to bring you a fresh, new program.

This program will feature different levels of training and small sided games using the fundamentals of Futsal to develop more skillful soccer players by improving their “Ball Mastery, Speed and Fresh New Moves.”

Our children will enjoy developing soccer fundamentals while they build community with players across the Region. The program is open to all my2017 registered players.

The first 100 players that register for the Spring Skills & Clinics will receive a free ticket to experience the L.A. Galaxy take on Real Salt Lake on Saturday June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at the StubHub Center.

Register for Spring Skills & Clinics.

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Extra Girls 2007 West Circuit Champions!

The Santa Monica Girls 2007 (u11) traveled to Pasadena to compete in the Section 1 West Circuit Playoffs and emerged 2017-18 Champions!  After a decisive 5-1 win in the semi-final vs. Pasadena, the Saints were pitted against rival Westchester in the final. 

Despite repeated chances (and repeated close calls), neither team was able to put the ball in the back of the net in the first 60 minutes and regular time ended 0-0.   In the first overtime period, the Saints were able to score off of a corner kick and the defense held on to make that goal stand up for the 1-0 victory. 

 
The Saints now move on to the Section Championships March 11th in Riverside for a chance to advance to the Western State Championships.  Congratulations!