• AYSO: Referee Abuse — Not Tolerated
    Abuse of referees (or, more generically, game officials) has continued to escalate and has become the #1 or #2 reason that game officials leave a sport.  Raised as an issue during the most recent AYSO Coaches’ Meeting it became very clear, as referees, we need to nip abuse in the bud.  While player, coach and ...
  • 2022 Ken Aston Referee Camp
    We’re back! If you are a Regional Referee Administrator or a Regional Commissioner – or just a senior referee in your Region – please encourage your up-and-comers to attend the Camps, and ask your Region to support them financially to do so. The skills they bring back – whether in refereeing, instructing, or assessing and mentoring ...
  • 25 March 2022: Update on The IFAB’s 136th Annual General Meeting
    As communicated on 2 March 2022, due to exceptional circumstances, The IFAB postponed its 136th Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was scheduled to take place by videoconference on 3 March 2022. Ahead of the rescheduled AGM, and owing to the importance of communicating changes to the Laws of the Game to all stakeholders as early as possible prior to ...
  • AYSOU MIGRATION UPDATE
    Instructors, Assessors, Evaluators, Directors of Instruction, Coach Trainers, Coach & Referee & Management Administrators- We have finalized the migration plan.  Based on requests from the Board, we have moved the migration back one month to allow your seasons to get well underway before tackling this last migration.  As a result, instructors can continue to schedule live training up until the weekend ...
  • A new California requirement for Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) training
    Effective Jan 1, 2020 by California law AB 379, all Coaches and Referees associated with youth sports programs must complete Sudden Cardiac Arrest training (SCA).  Details may be found at https://aysovolunteers.org/sudden-cardiac-arrest-sca/. Here are the instructions for taking the course or, for those of you who have already completed the course outside of AYSO (via club, high school or ...
  • 2019 Player Development Implementation
    2019 Player Development Implementation
  • App for IFAB Laws of the Game for both Apple and Android
    To compliment a hard copy of the Laws, check out the official IFAB app. Laws of the Game become effective 1 July.  Explore them with the official app from The IFAB – free and available to everyone! DOWNLOAD: http://bit.ly/LawsApp_iOS   http://bit.ly/LawsAppAndroid
  • Videos for New Referees
    USSF has published some new videos under the heading ?Advice to New Referees?. ?Available at the Section 1 Referee Training page ?https://ayso1ref.com/videos.
  • Offside exercises for assistant referees
    There?s been a lot of offside discussions recently. Is a player making attempt to play the ball? Is it a deliberate play or a save? Offside is the main task of the assistant referee, but it?s also quite difficult. Not just the rare situations, but also situations where both defenders and attackers are moving. Want ...

Created: March 14, 2015 at 3:32 PM