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Get Started as a Volunteer!

The following section provides information about the volunteer process. Questions about the process can be directed to your volunteer coordinator (i.e. Coach Admin or Referee Admin) or the CVPA. Check out the Volunteer FAQs for more information about getting involved!

Application and Background Check Tasks:

Applicable to the following roles: Coaches, Team Managers, Referees, Board Members, Committee Members, and VIP Buddies.


Complete a volunteer application through your Sports Connect account at A volunteer application must be completed each season. An application must be submitted for each role or level that you coach/team parent.

This is a two-step process in which you will enter your information on the volunteer application. After you e-Sign, you will receive a pop-up message to initiate the background check. Please ensure that this portion of the process is completed to avoid a delay in application processing.

Note: Please create new account if there are multiple volunteers within your household. This will help ensure that certifications are recorded appropriately.


Show your ID to a board member. This may be completed at an in-person registration, parent orientation, or other region event. Email [email protected] to inquire as to the options.


Be fingerprinted through Hesperia Recreation and Parks District. For an appointment, contact (760) 244-5488 ext. 123 and leave a message with your first name, middle initial, and last name and the fact that you will be volunteering with Hesperia AYSO. This is a requirement for volunteers aged 14 and older.

Note: If you have previously been fingerprinted by HRPD for another program, please send an email to [email protected] (include your middle initial) and we can validate with HRPD.


General Training Tasks:

Applicable to the following roles: Coaches, Team Managers, Referees, Board Members, and VIP Buddies.

To access training, log into your account on and click AYSOU.


Complete AYSO’s Safe Haven online training (located under the Online – Safe Haven Courses)

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 is approximately 1-hour and must be completed every two years.


Complete the CDC Concussion online training (located under the Online – Safe Haven Courses)

This is a requirement for all Coaches, Asst Coaches & Team Parents. This training helps us identify possible concussion scenarios and how to react to those possibilities.This training will need to be updated every two years.


Complete the Red Cross Cardiac Certification online training (located under the Online – Safe Haven Courses)

*NEW* This training is new and addresses concerns related to undiagnosed cardiac conditions that may manifest during physical exertions.


Coach Training Requirements


Complete the Division-Specific training:

6U Coaching

8U Coaching

10U Coaching Online and Field Session

12U Coaching – Online and Field Session

Intermediate Coach (14U) – (course pre-work required)

Advanced Coach (16U/18U) – (course pre-work required)

Tip: Many 10U coaches opt to take the online 10U course and the full day 12U course. The field portion for 12U meets the requirements for the field training for 10U.


Referee Training Requirements


Complete the Regional Referee Certification Course

This is the training course that will teach you the basics of being a regional referee. Typically, this is an 8-hour course that includes classroom and fieldwork. The class format varies by options available. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive your Regional Referee badge and referee shirt You will then be ready to build your confidence by working with some of our more experienced referees during Saturday games.


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Hesperia AYSO - Region 878

13312 Ranchero Rd, #18-59
Oak Hills, California 92344

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 760-563-6221
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