Coach Certification Sessions

Please note our Region’s Local Coaching Certification opportunities prior to the upcoming season will be held at Lincoln Middle School on following dates:

Sunday, August 26

Sunday, September 9th

 (All field sessions for U6-U12) .  Please note, that coach certifications require two OR three components (an online component is needed for 6U-10U); and field session for all Coaching levels from 6U-12U. 

All Coaching sign ups for online and field sessions are now done thru 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 MY2017. To sign up for field sessions and online training: 

Log into, 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:


  1. Go to
  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.

To the extent you cannot attend our courses, please search for another class via After signing on, please 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.

Sundays August 26 and Sept 8th  at Lincoln Middle School, Santa Monica.

6U field session is 12-3pm

8U field session is 12-3pm

10U field session is 12-4pm

12U field session is 12-5pm

Plan to arrive 15-30 minutes prior to check in and warm up for field sessions.

For field sessions, please remember to bring a soccer ball, water, sunscreen, and dress in athletic gear including cleats/turf shoes or athletic shoes.

Do NOT wear sandals as there are actual drills you will get to do for first hand experience.  

Thanks again for volunteering to help our kids.