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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. Upon successful completion, AYSO United West Michigan will reimburses our Coaching Staff’s fees paid to US Soccer or accredited coaching license entities for obtaining higher levels of coaching education. Email or Director of Coaching for more details.


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.


Coach in a positive and enthusiastic manner. Constantly praises effort over talent and ensures players receive positive feedback as well as areas to develop.


An AYSO United coach shows a commitment to their own personal development and ongoing coaching education. Continually observe and analyze players during practice and games to aid development.


An AYSO United Coach always gives 100% and is prepared to go above and beyond for the club. Focus on positive outcomes with the players and demonstrates leadership in adversity.


Develops clear reporting procedures for players and parents. Attend and be prompt to all training and match play events. Ensures the correct coaching kit is worn at both training and games. Maintains standards relating to players kit and equipment.


An AYSO United coach sets the example for sportsmanship when coaching games. Reinforces this behavior in training. Contributes to creating a positive club environment where all players are valued. Respects officials and does not challenge referee decisions in any way.


Greets the players with a handshake and thanks players for their effort in training sessions and games. Recognizes the contribution of parents in the child’s development. Always demands 100% from themselves and the players and encourages players to celebrate success collectively as a team.

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AYSO United Michigan

P.O. Box 161 
Hudsonville, Michigan 49426

Email Us: [email protected]
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