Coaches

Coach Training

Thank you for volunteering to coach or lead a team this fall. AYSO provides online and in-person training for new coaches that can be access and/or registered through SportsConnect to the eTrainU. Learning Management System. Follow the instructions and guide in the box to the left to get started.


For Fall 2022, we encourage newer coaches - particularly at the U8 and U10 level to take both online an in-person training. Please. explore options through eTrainU to get started.

Palo Alto is currently leveraging training from other nearby regions for in-person work so we encourage you to search for Mt. View, Sunnyvale, RedwoodCity or further for courses that fit your schedule and please Enroll in advance so the instructor expects you. Here are some that we are aware of:

  • 6U: Region 45 (Mt. View). 9 Sept. 6-8:30PM. Crittenden Middle School

  • 10U Region 109 (Menlo Park) 7th Sep 2022 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Training Resources

Thank you for Volunteering to participate and enrich the lives of children through sport.

AYSO's training LMS is eTrainU and can be accessed through your SportsConnect account. To get started, please review our Volunteer Training Guide to learn how to use the resource.

Please note, in order to access eTrainU, you must first complete the Volunteer registration process by selecting "find Volunteer roles" selecting a role (referee, coach) and completing the disclosure forms and background check.