Coaching Resources


Additional Field Space has been acquired and is not contained in the Coach's Guides:

Springfield AYSO U6 Coach's Guide

For additional ideas and information:

AYSO Division U6 Coach's Manual

Springfield AYSO U8 Coach's Guide

For additional ideas and information:

AYSO Division U8 Coach's Manual

Springfield AYSO U10 Coach's Guide

For additional ideas and information:

AYSO Division U10 Coach's Manual

Springfield AYSO U12 Coach Guide

For additional ideas and information:

AYSO U12 Division Coach's Manual

Training Game: The Square

Full U10 Team, 4 cones to mark the grid, 1 soccer per player

Training Game Teammates 2v2

Full U10 Team, 8 or more cones to mark the grid, 2 or 3 soccer balls.

Training Game: Teammates 2v2 Center Goal

Full U10 Team, 8 or more cones to mark the grid, 2 or 3 soccer balls.

Training Game: Playing with Four Goals

Full U10 Team,  12 or more cones to mark a grid and the four (4) goals. Pug Nets, cones or corner flags can be used for goals and a set of pennies

Training Game: Keep Away

Full U10, 12 or more cones to mark a grid, a set of pennies and three or four soccer balls.

Training Game: Junk Yard Dog

Full U10 Team, 24 or more cones to mark 3 or 4 grids and 30 or so soccer balls.

Training Game: Hate to be a Defender

Full U10 team, 12 or more cones to mark the grid (circle) and at least one soccer ball.

Training Game: Free for All

Full U10 team, 12 or more cones to mark a grid, a goal (a full size goal is great but cones can also be used) and 5 or 6 soccer balls.

Training Game: Free For All Shooting

Full U10 Game, 12 or more cones to mark a grid, a goal (a full size goal is great but cones or corner flags can also be used) and 5 or 6 soccer balls.

Training Game: Fast Shooting

Full U10 Team, 12 or more cones to mark a grid, one goal (full size goal is great) no net. Four or five soccer balls

Training Game: Dribbling with Center Turn

Full U10 Team, 5 cones to mark the grid, 1 soccer ball per player

Training Game: Dribbling Center Turn Left/ Right

Full U10 Team, 5 cones to mark the grid, 1 soccer ball per group

Training Game: Dribbling Center Straight Across

Full U10 Team, 5 cones to mark the grid, 1 soccer ball per group

Training Game: Cone Run Shooting

Full U10 Team, 8 or more cones to mark a grid, 10 or so soccer balls and some type of goal (full size is fine).

Training Game: Cone Run 10 Yards

Full U10 team, 12 cones to mark three grids and 8 or so soccer balls.

Training Game: Beat the Twins (U10)

Full U10 Team, 12 or more cones to mark a grid and one goal (a full size goal would be great but not necessary), a set of pennies and three or four soccer balls.