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Jennifer Treichler [Current Parents]
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Jennifer Treichler
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     * [[#How can I register my child to play AYSO?|How can I register my child to play AYSO?]]     * [[#How can I register my child to play AYSO?|How can I register my child to play AYSO?]]
     * [[#When is the deadline to register?​|When is the deadline to register?]]     * [[#When is the deadline to register?​|When is the deadline to register?]]
 +    * [[#Do I have to volunteer?​|Do I have to volunteer?​]]
     * [[#When/How long is the season?​|When/​How long is the season?]]     * [[#When/How long is the season?​|When/​How long is the season?]]
     * [[#When/How long are practices?​|When/​How long are practices?​]]     * [[#When/How long are practices?​|When/​How long are practices?​]]
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     * [[#Can I coach my own child?|Can I coach my own child?]]     * [[#Can I coach my own child?|Can I coach my own child?]]
     * [[#Can I coach two teams?|Can I coach two teams?]]     * [[#Can I coach two teams?|Can I coach two teams?]]
 +    * [[#Do I have to be available for every game and practice?​|Do I have to be available for every game and practice?]]
     * [[#Do I need to sign up for the coaching clinics?|Do I need to sign up for the coaching clinics?]]     * [[#Do I need to sign up for the coaching clinics?|Do I need to sign up for the coaching clinics?]]
     * [[#What do I need to bring to the coaching clinics?​|What do I need to bring to the coaching clinics?]]     * [[#What do I need to bring to the coaching clinics?​|What do I need to bring to the coaching clinics?]]
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 === When is the deadline to register? === === When is the deadline to register? ===
 The last day for guaranteed team placement is July 18th for Fall, February 1st for Spring. ​ For older players we recommend registering early, because if there are not enough coaches priority is given by registration date (after volunteering families.) ​ However if there is room, we do accept registrations up until the beginning of the season. The last day for guaranteed team placement is July 18th for Fall, February 1st for Spring. ​ For older players we recommend registering early, because if there are not enough coaches priority is given by registration date (after volunteering families.) ​ However if there is room, we do accept registrations up until the beginning of the season.
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 +=== Do I have to volunteer? === 
 +Everyone who makes the season happen is doing it on their own time, including the coaches, referees, and regional board. ​ There are many levels at which you can help, from the Regional Commissioner to your team's Snack Coordinator,​ and every job is needed! ​ That being said, we understand that some years are busier than others and some people have committed their time elsewhere, so volunteering is not mandatory.
  
 === When/How long is the season? ===  === When/How long is the season? === 
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 The Fall season begins the first weekend after the Labor Day Weekend (September 6th this year) and ends two weekends prior to Thanksgiving Weekend (November 8th). For U12/U14, a regional tournament is played the weekend prior to Thanksgiving,​ and if a team does well, Area tournaments can extend the season into December. ​ The Fall season begins the first weekend after the Labor Day Weekend (September 6th this year) and ends two weekends prior to Thanksgiving Weekend (November 8th). For U12/U14, a regional tournament is played the weekend prior to Thanksgiving,​ and if a team does well, Area tournaments can extend the season into December. ​
  
-The Spring season begins the middle of March (March ​15th for 2014) and ends ten weeks later (May 17th).+The Spring season begins the middle of March (March ​7th for 2015) and ends eleven ​weeks later (May 17th) - there are only ten games, but an extra week is included in case of rainouts.
    
 === When/How long are practices? === === When/How long are practices? ===
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 === Where are games played? === === Where are games played? ===
-Games locations vary season by season, depending on fields permits and registration numbers for the various ​division.  For Fall, generally speaking:+Games locations vary season by season, depending on fields permits and registration numbers for the various ​divisions.  For Fall, generally speaking:
   * U6 games are at Ortega Park   * U6 games are at Ortega Park
   * U7-U10 in Sunnyvale (usually Raynor, Panama, Cumberland)   * U7-U10 in Sunnyvale (usually Raynor, Panama, Cumberland)
-  * U12 to U14 play in Sunnyvale (usually ​Hollenback ​or San Antonio) and surrounding cities+  * U12 to U14 play in Sunnyvale (usually ​Hollenbeck ​or San Antonio) and surrounding cities
   * U16 and U19 play in Sunnyvale (usually San Antonio) and other cities between here and Portola Valley.   * U16 and U19 play in Sunnyvale (usually San Antonio) and other cities between here and Portola Valley.
 Please see the [[info:​fields|fields]] page for all locations used.  Again, **locations vary season to season, and this list is only intended as an example.** Please see the [[info:​fields|fields]] page for all locations used.  Again, **locations vary season to season, and this list is only intended as an example.**
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 If one of the teams in an U6 team, you can coach two teams. You may need a little help from your assistant coaches, but you should be able to survive the season. If one of the teams in an U6 team, you can coach two teams. You may need a little help from your assistant coaches, but you should be able to survive the season.
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 +=== Do I have to be available for every game and practice? === 
 +No.  You should be at most of them, of course. But your assistant coach can run practices and games if you are not able to make all of them, and parents can always help out too.
  
 === Do I need to sign up for the coaching clinics? === === Do I need to sign up for the coaching clinics? ===
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