Beginning at the U10 age, all LWYSA teams play in accord with the Rules of Competition published by the WSYSA in the Administrative Handbook. These rules are basically the same as the FIFA Laws of the Game with some modifications for youth. LWYSA may further modify or clarify these rules. Persons wishing to learn the rules are encouraged to do the following:
Obtain a copy of The Laws of the Game - Made Easy from the US Soccer Federation
LWYSA has a Code of Conduct that outlines responsibilities of coaches, parents and players. It also shows how to deal with problems and conflict resolution.
Book A -Technical Skills Coaching
Book 1 - Games for Soccer Training
Book 2 - Individual Soccer Training
Book 3 - U6 & U7 Training Program
Book 4 - Positional Play in Systems
Book 5 - Age Appropriate Training Guide
Book 6 - Goalkeeping Techniques and Tactics
Book 7 - Coaching Dead Ball Situations
Book 8 - Technical Coaching Clinic
Book 9 - Systems of Play U7-U11
Crossfire Book 1 - Building a Style of Play
All of LWYSA's coaching books are authored by Jimmy Gabriel.