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AYSO Region 418 is an all-volunteer organization providing Spring and Fall soccer programs for elementary through
high school kids on Chicago's north lakefront. Participation is open to all.

Game Status

The fall season starts September 12.  See you then!


Upcoming Events

Quick Contacts

Click the title below to e-mail AYSO 418 Division Administrators.  For more contacts, please see the Contact Us page.

DA Coordinator Carol Deely
U5 Brent Vincent
U6 Boys Michael Lingertat
U6 Girls Michael Lingertat
U8 Boys Eric Smith
U8 Girls Dan Long
U10 Boys Jamie Ellison
U10 Girls Blair Hughes
U12 John Patterson
U14 Gene Kinsella

Region 418 Strikes Gold!

Region 418 was awarded Gold status by AYSO National

Region 418 awarded Gold status by AYSO National assessment.

Kids Zone

AYSO 418 News

Speical Ticket Offer - $25 Premier Tickets

The AYSO Annual Fall Chicago Fire Game 9/19

08/31/2015, 11:15am CDT
By webmaster

Join the AYSO Lakefront families as they attend their annual fall Chicago Fire game!


Saturday Sept 19 @ 7:30pm

Special Ticket Offer - $25 Premier Tickets
To purchase tickets please visit
Note: Game will sellout, please purchase your tickets early.

There are also some limited on field opportunities with the Tunnel of Fire.  Contact Ed Kaczynski 708-496-6784 to reserve your child’s spot.  
Questions: Contact Ed Kaczynski 708-496-6784

New referee training classes added

08/07/2015, 9:45pm CDT
By Regional Referee Administrator

Please see the Referee Training page for new referee options in August 2015.  Now is a great time for interested volunteers to make an upcoming session.

Membership Year 2015 - Games start 9/12

08/07/2015, 9:30pm CDT
By Commissioner

We are looking forward to seeing everyone in September.  In the coming weeks, players will be notified about their teams and coaches.  In early September, we will post the fall season schedule.  More to come soon!

Soccer camps

07/21/2015, 12:30pm CDT
By Coach Administrator

There are several summer soccer camps for July and August.  These are open to all kids U5 through U16.

New Coaching Certification dates

07/20/2015, 11:30pm CDT
By Coach Administrator

New coaching certification dates have been added on the Coach Training page.  Age appropriate training is mandatory for all Region 418 coaches at all age divisions.  Click here to browse the new dates!


07/05/2015, 7:15pm CDT
By Registrar

Guaranteed registration for Membership Year 2015 has closed.  Parents can still register children for the waitlist.  Wait listed players will be offered spots on teams only after we know that we have enough volunteer coaches to support them.  Fees also increased after June 30th to $235.

Click here for more information or visit eAYSO.

AYSO EXTRA travel program

06/01/2015, 8:15pm CDT
By Regional Extra Program Coordinator

Thank you to all that tried out for the AYSO 418 Extra Travel program.  Results are posted on the Tryouts page.

SoccerFest schedule

05/28/2015, 9:15pm CDT
By Referee Administrator

We are pleased to present the SoccerFest tournament schedule for 2015.  Click here to learn more about your U10-U14 team's schedule for these two fun-filled days of soccer on June 13-14.  See you there!

Make AYSO Soccer Camps part of your summer plans

03/13/2015, 11:00pm CDT
By Coach Administrator

It's not too early to start thinking about summer soccer!  AYSO Soccer Camps are conducted by the best nationally and internationally qualified coaches.  

The 2015 camps run June 22-26 and August 10-14 and there are several options for all ages. See the AYSO Soccer Camps Summer Camps page for more information.   

Safety awareness

10/08/2014, 10:15pm CDT
By Safety Director

Safety comes first!  Coaches, referees, and AYSO officials need to be aware of their important role in completing incident reports.  Please see the Safety Awareness page for more information and helpful links.


Want to be a Coach?

We are always looking for motivated volunteers to become coaches! No coaching experience, or even soccer experience, is required. We will train you! Becoming an AYSO coach is a fun and incredibly rewarding experience. You will have the opportunity to teach kids both soccer skills and life lessons that they will carry with them the rest of their lives. Make an impact. Become a coach! Please see our "How to Become a Coach!" page.


AYSO 2015 Camp Flyer

Discounts & Coupons

  • AYSO 418 families can purchase Premier Tickets for any Chicago Fire match for a discounted price of $25 (regularly $40). Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.
  • Chicago Soccer, an AYSO Region 418 corporate sponsor, offers a 10% discount to AYSO 418 families. Mention AYSO 418 for the discount.

Questions or suggestions regarding this site may be directed to

 AYSO Region 418 Chicago Lakefront
4507 N Ravenswood Ave, Suite 101, Chicago, IL 60640