Coaching Requirements

All coaches are required to have a license. Recreational coaches in ACCYSL need an “F” license. For information about licensing courses please contact

ACCYSL Coaching Coordinator :

Simon Church,

Resource Link : CYSA Coaching Information

Coaching Clinics

The best way to keep up on coaching clinics is to subscribe to the coaches email group. Contact Simon Church or send an email to


CYSA Team Manual
Huge pdf file. Takes a long time to download.

CYSA Coaching Program
Format is pdf.

Modified Rules For Youth

All coaches are expected to follow the modified rules. Go to At top of page click on Schedules and then select Alameda Contra Costa Youth Soccer League. Scroll down to Competition Schedules and select an age group level such as U-8G. Then scroll down to Instructions To Teams.



Rules for Sideline Behavior 

ACCYSL 4 Goal Rule

Other Resources

Albany Library
Over 20 DVDs on Soccer

Laws Of The Game