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Why Choose AYSO United To Coach


AYSO United coaches are placed in an environment where development is prioritized over winning and players are required to play 50% playing time. This structure ensures that coaches can develop players and teams without outside pressure as they look to create the ultimate development experience. We encourage professional growth and continued education both in AYSO, USSF and other coaching education programs.


AYSO United is not only a Club for Player Development, we also pride ourselves on continual education of our AYSO top coaches. AYSO United’s Coaching education pathway is designed to create a developmental path for our AYSO and AYSO United Coaches as we create a positive learning environment for our players. Each level within our structure allows coaches to maximize their coaching abilities while looking for other coaching challenges.

AYSO Philosophies

These attributes are in-line with AYSO's Six Philosophies as AYSO United coaches should strive to be;

  • Positive Role Models
  • Prepared and organized
  • Provide a minimum of 50% game time to every player
  • Continuous Learners
  • Respectful to officials
  • Respectful to opponents
  • Produce age-specific year-round development plans
  • Tactically knowledgeable

We Are AYSO United

AYSO United ID64


The Identification 64 Program (ID64) pays homage to the year the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) was founded and builds upon the principles of placing players on the highest-level teams possible. The ID64 Program is designed to identify AYSO United’s top-level players with the objective of exposing them to elite training and an advanced player-centered environment.


ID64 is an important component of our AYSO Player Pathway, providing the AYSO player the opportunity to play at all levels whilst enjoying the game under our core Six Philosophies. ID64 is not only part of our rich history, but part of our exciting future of developing top youth talent.


ID64 will be open to our foundation age players in our 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U Divisions. For the 2019-20 Season, this ID64 will include 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 Players. Our High-school aged players will be supported through our College Prep Program.

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USSF Grassroots Coach Training

AYSO United national provides USSF D license coach courses annually.  AYSO United Arizona is proud of our coaches and their willingness to strive earn their D license.  More than 60% of our coaches have earned the license.  As part of the player development program nationally, USSF has created the grassroots training path for coaches to learn about the fundamentals of coaching and leading the team based on format of play.  Coaches whom earn their D license are also certified in 9v9 and 11v11 grassroots courses which discuss the fundamentals of coaching the team.  The D license is a 13 week course that is an in depth look at all facets of player and team development.  See the director of coaching for details.  

National Coaching Resources

AYSO United provides all coaches access to The Coaching Manual.  This resource provides 
a platform for AYSO National Coaches to share training plan content, technical training videos
that are age specific as well as build your own training tool that can be used to create professional
training sessions. 

AYSO United believes in the development of their coaches requires continued 
training and mentorship.  The Coaching Manual is an easy to use resource that can take your
coaching skills to the next level and keep you organized during the season.  

Coach of the Year

AYSO United Arizona is proud of our all volunteer coaching staff.  Each year coaches or team managers are asked to submit whothey believe should be considered as AYSO United Coach of the Year.
Considerations for nominee's are based on:
-  player development,
- positive coaching,
- involvement to support our club beyond coaching
- overall responses from parents. 

The Coach of the Year award is unique to AYSO United.  We thank all our coaches for their
hard work in developing as coaches to provide solid player development programs for their teams.  

Contact Us

Please contact our Arizona Director of Coaching for more information.  
Ed Alameda - 480-620-7800 or [email protected]

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Contact Us

AYSO United Arizona

5235 E. Southern Ave D106-124 
Mesa, Arizona 85206

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 480-620-7800
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