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These Safe Haven Online Courses are the prerequisites that are available at AYSO University online (AYSOU). You must complete this training before attending the Instructor Led Courses.

Here are Instructions for AYSOU Access.

Click on links below or scroll down to see a sample screen-shot for each course.
Please note: All screen shots may have changed but should provide an overview of the Training Courses &
modules presented for each course.

Tip: After you complete each online course you are presented with the course certificate. Please download a pdf copy and keep for your records in the event the course completion was not recorded by the system. Without this proof of completion you may need to take the course again. In addition to saving a local copy of the pdf, you may want to send an email to yourself and attach the certificate so you can find it easily if needed. Use the Subject: AYSO Cert.

AYSOU | Online Courses 

   AYSO's Safe Haven
   CDC Heads Up Concussion
   Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)


AYSO's  Safe Haven 

This free online course is required for all AYSO Volunteers. The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 provides certain legal protections for volunteers who have been trained and certified and act in accordance with a written job description. Safe Haven includes these three elements, giving volunteers the highest degree of protection available under the law.

Length: appx 2 hrs


CDC HEADS UP Concussion

This free online course is required for all volunteers that interact with our players on the field such as Coaches & Referees and recommended for all other volunteers. 

Length: appx 1 hr

AYSO Volunteer Resources - Concussion Safety
Coach Concussion Action Plan

More Resources:

  CDC: Heads Up
  HEADS UP to Youth Sports | Online Training | Launch the course
  HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports Card - PDF English | Spanish 


Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

This is a new course that is required by the State of California for all AYSO Coaches & Referees.

Length: appx 15-20 mins

UPDATE: This course is now available in AYSOU.
Go to Online Courses / Safe Haven Courses / Sudden Cardiac Arrest Online Course Module


Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one cause of death in the United States for student athletes during exercise. Caused by a structural or electrical problem associated with the heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest happens when the heart unexpectedly stops beating and pumping blood.

With content developed by Simon’s Heart, this course will help you learn and recognize the warning signs and symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Also included are tips for what to do in the critical moments after an individual suddenly collapses in order to save their life. 



This is a new course that is required by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for all AYSO Volunteers.

Length: appx 90 mins

This course is currently NOT available in AYSOU. 
Use the following link to access the website:
U.S. Center for SafeSport -

You must use this link with the special key (tsVWe36Xa6PS3b5NzOug) to be recognized as an AYSO Volunteer.
The system will prompt you to provide your information and create an account.
Use the same email you used in SportsConnect when you submitted your volunteer application.

You do not need to provide a MembershipID, select your Volunteer Role (Admin, Coach, Official, etc) and for 
Name of Sport or Community Organization, type: AYSO Region 889

When you logon, go to My Courses and verify the following course appears. The course is Free.
If you dont see any courses, a different course or there is a fee listed, there was a problem when you registered.

Contact your Division Coordinator for assistance.


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Aliso Viejo, California 92656

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