Fall 2015 Referee Training Dates at Friends University

Here is the schedule for the referee training for this Fall 2015 Season. We are always looking for more certified referees and this training will get you certified.  The training is 100% free of charge.

They all take place at Friends University at the Olive White Garvey building at Maple and Bonn.

Referee Training August 28 and August 29

Youth (U-8):

  • Saturday, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Lunch provided.


  • Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Lunch provided.


  • Friday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm AND Saturday, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Lunch provided.

2015 AYSO Coach Fall Training at Friends University


Friends University Campus Wichita, KS
Enter on South Side – Maple and Bonn Street (See Map at the End of the Post)

Friday – August 28


  • U-5/6: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • U-8: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Intermediate Coach (Part 1 of 3) classroom: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Saturday – August 29


  • U-5/6: 9:00 AM– 11:30 AM (Repeat)
  • U-8: 9:00 AM– 11:30 AM (Repeat)
  • U-10: 9:00 AM– 11:00 PM – PLUS FIELD WORK
    U-10 Coach – FIELD WORK ONLY – 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM (must sign up on roster to get credit)
  • U-12: 9:00 AM– 2:30 PM
  • Intermediate Coach (Part 2 classroom and test) : 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Part 3, Field Work, will be given Saturday September 12 by US Soccer Hall of Fame member Rick Davis (confirmation pending). Certification in Intermediate Coaching will require completion of classroom, test, and fieldwork.

Friday September 11

  • ADVANCED COACH (Part 1 classroom and test) 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Saturday September 12

  • Advanced Coach and Intermediate Coach (field work) 8:00AM – 6:00PM

Contact Information: Nyles Davis, 721-3293 or sndavis16@cox.net

Friends AYSO Map

Important Dates for the Fall 2015 Season

Here are some important dates for our soccer families to know about.  These include registration events, training and the start of the soccer season.

Registration Dates

Thursday, August 6th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, location Lifepoint Church in Valley Center

Saturday, August 15th, 9:00am – 1:00pm, location Lifepoint Church in Valley Center

Other Dates

Coach and Referee training, August 28th and 29th – Intermediate Coach will be offered then as well

Start of Fall Season – Sept. 19th

End of Fall Season – Nov. 7th

Practices start – August 30th

Coach Meeting – August 20th, TBD

Regional Board Positions Available

Are you interested in promoting the sport of youth soccer and having a great time doing it?  Do you have a little extra time to help make sure your child has a fun and safe experience playing soccer?  Are you interested in helping to grow your local AYSO Region?  Have you always wanted to help your child’s soccer team but don’t have any soccer experience?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are in luck!  AYSO Region 253 is currently recruiting for new regional board members to join our team!  No experience is necessary.  We will train you for everything you need to know.

We are always looking for new members for every position, but are currently actively seeking for the following:

  • Assistant Regional Commissioner
  • Field Coordinators (Help painting lines and getting the fields ready)
  • Safety Director

Don’t see a position listed that you are interested in but still want to be involved?  Just let us know!  It’s important for all AYSO families to remember that the AYSO organization is completely 100% volunteer driven.  From the Regional Board Members to the Coaches and Referees, all of these people volunteer their time to make sure all of our kids have a safe and fun time playing soccer.There are lots of ways volunteers can get involved.

It’s AYSO Soccer Time!!!

On-line Registration

On-line Registration is now available for Region 253.

Go to www.eayso.org, sign up, e-sign, mail forms and payment to:

AYSO 253
PO Box 507
Valley Center KS 67147

In Person Registration Events

Thursday, August 6th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, location Lifepoint Church in Valley Center

Saturday, August 15th, 9:00am – 1:00pm, location Lifepoint Church in Valley Center

2015-2016 Season Fees

Before or on August 15th the fees will be $90 (sign up early!)

After August 15th fees will be $100 (sign up early!)

Additional siblings will get a $10 discount

Reduced lunch fee will be $60, for reduced lunch fee you have to show proof of qualifying for reduced lunch.

Spring 2015 Schedules Posted

The Spring 2015 schedules have been posted to the website.  You can find a link to them on the right side of the page.  Remember, the first games of the season are this weekend!!!  Look forward to seeing everyone there.

AYSO Soccer Camps Coming to Wichita!


Camp Details

Date: June 8 – June 12
Region 208 Fields
1700 N Ridge Road
Wichita KS

Camp Includes

  • Professional coaching each day
  • Age appropriate coaching curriculum
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • Personal evaluations
  • Limited ratios of coaches to players
  • Education meets enjoyment!

Click the link below for more details on the times and costs of the sessions as well as to register.

AYSO Soccer Camp



Discount Savings this Saturday, Feb. 14 at both Wichita locations

Dick’s Sporting Goods is hosting the AYSO shop day this Saturday, 2/14/15.  This means our parents and friends can get an extra 20% discount for in-store purchases at both east and west locations this Saturday. In order to be eligible for this extra discount, please click on the link below to show the coupon.  Print the coupon and take it to the Dick’s Sporting Goods location!

Dick’s Sporting Goods Coupon


Spring 2015 Season is Fast Approaching!

Welcome back soccer players and fans!    We certainly hope that everyone had a safe and enjoyable winter break.  Now that the spring season is quickly approaching, we wanted to make sure that you were aware of some important dates.

Feb. 6th and 7th — Referee Training, info at www.aysoks.org/training

Feb. 8th — B-52 AYSO night, 3:00pm game – Free tickets for AYSO players, $10 tickets for AYSO coaches and families

Feb. 14th — Dick’s Sporting Goods shop day – more information later

Feb. 20th and 21st — Coach Training, info at www.aysoks.org/training

March 7th — Season begins, first game

April 25th — Season ends, last game

May 2nd — Tournament – tentative

May 9th — Jamboree – tentative

We look forward to seeing all of you out at the fields this spring!

Fall 2014 Picture Day Saturday, September 27!

Please plan on having your team have their pictures taken on Saturday, Sept. 27th. Your coaches have the picture schedule and should be letting you know when to arrive.  The pictures are scheduled to be taken indoors so the weather shouldn’t play a factor!

This is another fundraising option for us as a portion of the proceeds from the pictures are given to our region and we use that money to help fund the trophies at the end of the year (end of Spring session).  We encourage the participation of all teams and the head coach gets a free gift.  Remember that we only do team pictures in the Fall.

Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes before your scheduled picture time to help make things go smoothly.

Contact your coach if you have any questions regarding pictures.