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Extra Coaches

Region 9 EXTRA Program






General Requirements

Coaches participating in EXTRA are some of our most talented and experienced coaches. At a minimum, Region 9 EXTRA coaches (head and assistant) must:

  • Have a current Volunteer Application on file at the National Support & Training Center
  • Be an AYSO trained coach as specified in these guidelines
  • Be Safe Haven certified and CDC Concussion Awareness trained
  • Complete a COACH APPLICATION  and be interviewed by the coach selection committee
  • Be an active participant in the Region 9 Core program as an instructor, coach or Referee mentor, or other volunteer service the Region determines adequate to fulfill this requirement
  • Be willing to attend ongoing coach training and assessment and attend monthly coach meetings
  • Be in good standing with the Region, Area, Section and AYSO National and represent Region 9 well in all aspects of coaching
  • Be approved by the Region 9 Board of Directors
  • Be evaluated and renewed each membership year

Coach Training Requirements

Coaches interested in applying to be an EXTRA coach must have completed the following minimum AYSO coach training:

  • 10U: U-12 Coach required
  • 12U:U-12 Coach required; Intermediate Coach strongly recommended
  • 14U: Intermediate Coach required; Advanced Coach strongly recommended

All coaches are expected to participate in ongoing coach training, including monthly coach education programs hosted by Region 9 EXTRA Program and other coach training organizations. 


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