Field Monitors

Field Monitor Reponsibilities

Every Field Monitor (like all AYSO Volunteers) must register each year on the national AYSO Registration website at www.eayso.org and be Safe Haven Certified.

Field Monitors are the "eyes" and "ears" of the region at the selected fields. When you arrive, try to introduce yourself to the coaches so they know you are there. Since they may be in the middle of a game when your shift begins, this may not be possible until the next set of games begin. During your shift, we ask that you roam the fields and make sure that:

  • Games start and end on time. Start times can be found on our Schedules Page, and game length for each division can be found on our Coaches Page.
  • Players, coaches, and spectators are in the appropriate areas of the field.
  • Coaches and spectators are displaying appropriate behavior.
  • Teams clean up any trash after their games are complete.

If you see any behavior that you feel should be reported, send the info in an email to our Referee Administrator at referee@ayso76.org. Try to get as much detail as you can including the names of the individuals and/or coaches, team, date, field, and time. Don't worry if you cannot get all the names. With the team info, we can usually figure it out.

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT WE ARE NOT ASKING YOU TO GET INVOLVED IN ANY CONFLICT. We do not want you to get in the middle of “poorly behaved” individuals. We simply want you to report what you see so the appropriate regional representatives can follow up and take appropriate action.

Please refer to the following PDF file for more detail in addition to an overview of the game structure in the U6, U7, and U8 Divisions where we currently schedule our field monitors.


Become A Field Monitor

Our region has implemented the certification requirements below for all field monitors.

All field monitor volunteers must complete the following steps,
in the order which they are listed:

  • Contact the Region Referee Administrator at referee@ayso76.org and indicate your interest in volunteering as a Field Monitor.
  • Submit Volunteer Application at InLeague (ayso76.net) and Sterling Volunteers:
    1. Check your volunteer registration status at InLeague (ayso76.net)
    2. Log in and navigate to the "Player and Volunteer Registration" page.
    3. Look at the "MY2019 AYSO Membership" column. Your status will either be "Pending", "Complete", or "Incomplete".
      OR
    4. If your status is "Pending" or "Complete", skip to step 6 below.
    5. If your status is "Incomplete", click the red "CLICK TO RESUME" button. You will need to add your DOB and last 4 of the SSN to proceed with registration. During this step, you will also e-sign your volunteer registration.
    6. Make sure your name (must use your legal name), address, DOB, and last 4 of the SSN are all correct. If your address is incorrect, you can make the correction yourself. If name, DOB, or SSN are incorrect, contact registrar@ayso76.org before proceeding further with the registration process.
    7. The next step is to wait to hear back from us. Depending on your volunteer role and history, you will either receive an invitation directly from Sterling Volunteers to do your background check, or you will hear first from Region 76 administrators to confirm you’re still interested in your chosen volunteer role and willing and able to do the required training.
    8. You will need to create an account on the Sterling Volunteers account separate from your AYSO account.
    9. Complete the application process with Sterling Volunteers and digitally sign the application form at the end of the process.
  • Complete the Safe Haven Course (online):
    • Go to https://login.aysou.org/ and log in to your profile you created using the same credentials as you did at InLeague.
    • Click on "My Courses"
    • Open and complete the "AYSO's Safe Haven" course.