- Written by Brian Michaels
AYSO’s Six Philosophies:
· Everyone Plays®
· Balanced Teams
· Open Registration
· Positive Coaching
· Good Sportsmanship
· Player Development
The AYSO Difference
AYSO is a volunteer based program – everyone on staff is a volunteer and is committed to providing your child with a positive soccer experience.
Ideally, AYSO would like to see 2-3 coaches on every team along with a team parent. If your child’s team is in need of a volunteer and you are interested in assisting – please let us know. The players will enjoy the game the most and develop the fastest with extra volunteers.
U6 Twice a week, 45-60 minutes per practice
U8 Twice a week, 60 minutes per practice
U10 Two to three times per week, 60 -75 minutes per practice
U12 Two to three times per week, 60-90 minutes per practice
U14 Two to three times per week, 60-90 minutes per practice
U6 , U8 and U10 teams are always played on Saturday morning to early afternoon at Thurston Middle School. Sometimes U10 teams play in Eugene at the Kennedy Middle School / Churchill High School fields.
U12 and U14 teams will play either at the 32nd Street Willamalane fields or the Churchill High School field. These teams may have games on weekdays as well as Saturdays.