The goal of the American Youth Soccer Organization and Region 901 is to encourage the growth of soccer and promote positive child development. Although this is a competitive sport and everyone involved should have the desire to win, soccer is first about good sportsmanship, fair play and participation and most importantly FUN.
American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) was established in the Los Angeles area in 1964 with nine teams. It was the dream of a group of devoted soccer enthusiasts who started the organization in a garage. Today, AYSO has more than 50,000 teams and more than 600,000 players. It also employs 50 people at the AYSO National Office in Torrance, Calif. AYSO celebrates it's 50th anniversary this year!
Over the years, AYSO has created many valuable programs and co...