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Through our association with UK Soccer International you have access to a great resource to help you plan your training sessions.

Click here to go to the web site that allows you to pick the age group you coach and then choose what you want to work on with your team (skills or tactics) and this tool will provide a number of warm up to small sided games, building up from lower pressure to higher pressure.

Site is www.uksocca.com then scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on curriculum.

Login with the Account Name "AYSO85" (no quotes)
Password for this site is "Soccer" (no quotes and a capital "S")

Check it out and let us know your feedback at coach@ayso85.org

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Due to Daylight Savings Time, starting Monday, November 7th, practice times and locations at Heroes Park and the Lake Forest Sports Park will be on a reservation basis. At Heroes there are 15 areas available with 3 time slots each day and Lake Forest Sports Park Turf 4 areas with 3 time slots each (except Friday only 5-630) and Grass 8 areas with 3 time slots. Region 85 teams will be entitled to two practice sessions per week at either Heroes or LFSP (LFSP/Heroes 4:00-5:00pm M-F & all other permited fields on the Fields page 4:00- sunset, do not require a reservation). When you are no longer utilizing your slot please email me here so that your slot can be opened up for another team.

We are really short on space, thanks for being courteous, showing positive coaching in action. Please show good sportsmanship in sharing our lighted fields (approximately 40 by 50 or about 1/8 of the full field at LFSP).

Practice Schedule

To reserve a time slot, click on Practice Schedule (Above^) to see the most current time slots available (the slots are updated a couple times a day- not live), then select Reserve a Practice Time (via this link or on top left side of Practice Schedule page), the message should inlcude the coach name, division, day, FIELD and time slot. Reservations will be on a first come basis. Perfered practice time slots will be by division as follows: U8/U10 5:00-6:30pm, U12/U14 6:30-8:00PM, U16/U19 8:00-9:30PM. Please revist the schedule by day's end to confirm your reservation went through.

Heroes Practice Field Maps     LFSP Practice Field Maps

Note: At Heroes Park, please remain 100 feet away from each baseball field. At LFSP, we have grass field 1 (closest to Portola Pkwy). If any issues arise, please share the space but do not take matters into your own hands, kindly remind them of the permit we hold (please ensure that you keep a copy of our permit in your bag) with the City; get their organization and contact name and email to Tim VanWoerkom at commissioner@ayso85.org.

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Please complete the Incident Report Form whenever there is a personal injury, damaged property, or threats of or actual physical violence surrounding an AYSO game, practice, event or property. The form should be prepared by the Coach, AYSO Official, or other AYSO Volunteer. Completed forms should be submitted to the Region 85 Safety Director (safety@ayso85.org) within 24 hours of the event.

Incident Report Form (pdf)

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Concussion awareness is everyone’s responsibility.


 Seize a Teachable Moment - Referee Calls

Very good practical advice on how to respond to referee calls and respect the game of Soccer from the Positive Coaching Alliance.

PCA Leader's Clipboard

(click for pdf version) Sports Park Field Layout 


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