AYSO Kids Zone
In recent years, the national media has focused on the negative, even violent, behavior of players, coaches and parents involved in youth sports. In the hopes of getting ahead of this trend of violence, AYSO has created a program called Kids Zone.
Kids Zone is a dynamic program targeted to eliminate negative behavior, whether on the field or off the field, or from coaches, parents or players. It is aimed toward creating a positive sports culture and environment that will benefit everyone involved in youth soccer. Kids Zone is about positive coaching, positive parenting, respect for the rules, referees, opponents, teammates and self and, last but certainly not least, Honor for the Game.
To execute this program, many elements are involved, among them:
AYSO Kids Zone Parent Pledge
In my words and actions, I pledge to: