AYSO Region 89 Regional Commissioner


Cause Areas


Sun Sep 04, 2016 - Thu Dec 17, 2020


5540 Lake Park WayLa Mesa, CA 91942


Regional Commissioner



The AYSO volunteer position of Regional Commissioner is intended to have the

responsibility and the authority to manage the day-to-day business of the Region as

described in Article III of the Standard Regional Guidelines within the framework of the

AYSO operation regulations.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The Regional Commissioner is expected to perform their duties consistent with the

directions as detailed in the training, certification, and continuing education provided by

AYSO for this position including:

1. Support the AYSO Vision, Mission and National Programs in both specifics and spirit;

2. Collect and disburse fees in a fiscally responsible manner, maintain records and submit

reports as required by the National Office;

3. Appoint, at a minimum, a CVPA, a Treasurer, a Registrar, a Safety Director, a Regional

Coach Administrator, and a Regional Referee Administrator;

4. Publish Regional guidelines for the operation of AYSO within the Region which

conforms to all provisions of the Standard Regional Guidelines;

5. Comply with the Soccer Accident Insurance plan and submit insurance claims

according to current procedures;

6. Budget for and participate at AYSO’s annual business meeting, the National Annual

General Meeting (NAGM);

7. Oversee dispute resolution within the Region pursuant to Article Nine of the guidelines

and AYSO operating regulations;

8. Maintain oversight of the Regional Treasury by reviewing Region cancelled checks,

bank statements, the National Accounting Program (NAP) reports, and periodically,

internal financial control procedures in order to ensure fiscal responsibility.

9. Preside at all Regional Board Meetings;

10. Regional Commissioner or delegate attended at least one Area meeting or Area

conference call that was offered during the past year; and

11. Maintain close liaison with the Area Director and the Section Director, and coordinate

all extra-Regional activities through the Area Director.

Qualifications and Desired Skills

To be considered for the position of Regional Commissioner, the applicant must:

1. Annually submit an AYSO Volunteer Application form;

2. Pass the AYSO screening and background check;

3. Have good management, administrative and communication skills; and

4. Know the AYSO Vision, Mission and structure.

Supervision Protocols

While performing as the Regional Commissioner, the volunteer is:

1. Subject to the bylaws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines of AYSO;

2. Under the overall authority of and directly supervised by the Area Director, and

supervised indirectly by the Section Director; and

3. To maintain the recommended adult to child supervision ratio of 1:8 or less; that is one

adult for every eight or fewer children and two adults (one of whom may be the coach

and one of whom should be of the same gender as the group) present at all times, for

the protection of both the children and the volunteer, no volunteer should permit himself

or herself to be alone with any child or group of children (except his or her own) during

AYSO-sponsored activities.

Time Commitment

Time commitment will vary depending on Region size and length of playing season(s). For

the typical AYSO Region, the Regional Commissioner will devote about 9 hours per week

per playing season.

Orientation, Training, Certification, and Continued Education Provided

To fully prepare for the position, the Regional Commissioner is expected to participate in the

following AYSO training, certification and continuing education opportunities:

1. Orientation by the Area Director;

2. eAYSO Training - 1 ¼ hours;

3. AYSO’s Safe Haven - 2 hours;

4. Regional Commmissioner and Board Member Orientation - 3 hours;

5. Regional Commissioner Training - 20 hours

6. Introductory Management Training - 4 ½ hours;

7. Dispute Resolution - 2 ½ hours; and

8. Annual Management Update - 1 ¼ hours.

Activity Locations

While performing the duties of Regional Commissioner, the volunteer is limited to the

following locations, unless expressly authorized in writing by the Area Director to hold or

participate in activities in another location:

1. Regularly scheduled and duly approved inside or outside AYSO activities; and

2. Independent work at home alone, in committees of adults, or in a properly supervised

situation with children.


  • Child Development
  • Program Management
  • Soccer
  • Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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