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HOW DO I GET CERTIFIED AS AN AYSO REFEREE?

Steps To Get Regional Level Referee Certification


Welcome to the AYSO referee certification page.  All of the information needed to become an AYSO certified referee can be found below, along with important links to sites that will help you along your way.  Whether you're a new volunteer wanting to learn more about the game of Soccer, or a seasoned veteran answering our call for help, we are glad and lucky to have you.  As you may already know, our National AYSO entity takes pride in keeping our children safe, and providing a fun and fair environment in which they can play Soccer.  As an AYSO referee you will have a first hand opportunity to influence all three of the above mentioned ideas, (safe, fun and fair).  As you begin the process outlined below, please don't feel overwhelmed.  Steps 1-3 can be completed in a couple of hours, step 4 is an appointment with Hesperia Park & Rec for fingerprinting, and step 5 is the fun full day training course that flies by.  Don't forget, feel free to reach out to any board member with any questions you may have, we are here to help.  Thank you!


Step 1

Regional Volunteer Form (5-10 Minutes):

This form initiates the AYSO background check, and needs to be completed yearly.
Click on this link to submit your Volunteer Form  
www.eAYSO.org
Once complete you will need to print a copy of your form and show your ID for verification to our Region CVPA - CVPA@hesperiaAYSO.org

Step 2

Safe Haven Training (1 Hour):

AYSO’s Safe Haven® program is designed to address the growing need for Child and Volunteer Protection in youth sports. The components of the program help create a safe, fun, fair and positive environment - “safe haven” - for all participants.

This training can be taken online:  
www.aysotraining.org
You will need your AYSO ID# which you will receive with your volunteer form registration.

Step 3

Concussion Awareness Training (45 minutes):

This is a new requirement for all referees and coaches.  This training helps us identify possible concussion scenarios and how to react to those possibilities. 

This training can be taken online:  
www.aysotraining.org
You will need your AYSO ID# which you will receive with your volunteer form registration.

Step 4

Hesperia Park & Rec Fingerprinting (Appointment With Hesperia Park & Rec Needed):

In order to be in compliance with Hesperia Park & Rec requirements, you must be fingerprinted through the park system.  This only needs to be done 1 time.  Contact Hesperia Park & Rec to make an appointment:

Rick Novack Community Center
Hesperia Recreation & Parks 
Contact:  Glenda Fisher
                (760) 244-1007  

Step 5

Regional Referee Certification Course (Various Dates/Times):

This is the training course that will teach you the basics of being a regional referee.  Typically this is a 9-5 style class that includes classroom and fieldwork.  Upon successful completion of this course, you will be presented with your Regional Referee badge and appropriate referee gear.  You will then be ready to build your confidence by working with some of our more experienced referees during Saturday games.  There are usually 2-3 local courses per year, most being in the late summer timeframe.  However, check out the link below for a searchable database.

www.eAYSO.org
** Sign in,  Click on "Enroll To Take A Class",  and search for the class you would like to take.


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Hesperia, California 92340

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