Welcome to the home of AYSO Region 862. Our Communities includes the cities of Bath, St. Johns, Laingsburg, Ovid-Elsie,Portland and Dewitt. Region 862 encompasses a portion of Central Michigan and receives players from communities in Clinton, Gratiot, Ionia and Shiawassee counties. We are the northern most region within AYSO Area D which is made up of 13 regions within central, south central and southwest Michigan. Area D is part of Section 8 which includes all of Michigan and Indiana.
To provide world class youth soccer programs that enrich children's lives.
To develop and deliver quality youth soccer programs which promote a fun, family environment based on the AYSO philosophies:
Everyone Plays - Every player on every team must play at least half of every game.
Balanced Teams - Each year new teams are as evenly balanced as possible which makes it more fun to play.
Open Registration - All children between the ages of 4 1/2 and 19 are welcome to register. Interest and enthusiasm are the only criteria to play.
Positive Coaching -
Encouragement of player effort provides for greater enjoyment by the players and ultimately leads to better-skilled and better-motivated players.
Good Sportsmanship - We strive to create a positive environment base on mutual respect rather than a win at all costs attitude. Our program is designed to instill good sportsmanship in every facet of AYSO.
Player Development - We believe that all players should be able to develop their soccer skills and knowledge to the best of their abilities, both individually and as members of a team, in order to maximize their enjoyment of the game.
The link below is for the concussion training and for online U8 and U10 coach training.
Concussion/Safe Haven/U8 Coach/U10 Coach
Documents are on the webpage under the referee tab.
The link can be put on your smartphone and input right after each game.
No Experience need, we will train you. Register at www.eayso.org or e-mail your coordinator.
visitors since 04/18/2008