Positive Coaching is essential to AYSO because it helps kids listen, have fun, and improve their skills. If a coach is constantly yelling and criticizing kids, many get turned off and go do other activities that are more fun. By learning positive coaching techniques, AYSO coaches are able to engage kids so they learn more. And everyone from coaches, to parents, to the kids want sports to be FUN!! Positive Coaching helps everyone in AYSO. Positive Coaching is a great life skill for both parents and managers.