COVID Policy

RETURN TO PLAY RESPONSIBILITIES

CLUB RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Distribute and post return to play responsibilities

-Train and educate all staff on return to play responsibilities

-Provide adequate field space for social distancing

-Ensure compliance with local governing body guidelines

-All Club personnel and coaches are required to wear facemasks

-Provide socially distanced stations for players during practice for their belongings and water breaks

COACH RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Follow all return to play responsibilities

-Will check their own temperature prior to training sessions and games

-Will be the only person to place and pick up training equipment

-Limit physical contact of players outside of games and scrimmages

-Will report any deviation of the mask requirement to club leadership

PLAYER RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Adhere to all return to play responsibilities

-Take temperature prior to training sessions, scrimmages, and games. If temperature greater than 100.4 or if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, players are to stay home.

-Wear masks prior to and immediately after training

-Strictly observe social distancing

-Report to their station when not actively engaged in play

-Bring a water bottle and soccer ball (properly inflated) with your name on it

-Wash hands before and after training session

-Do not share water, food, or equipment

-No high fives, handshakes, knuckles, or group celebrations

-Do not touch any equipment that doesn’t belong to you (cones, flags, bags, etc.).

-Any player that is diagnosed with or living with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 is required to quarantine for 14 days or per accepted CDC guidelines. It is also recommended that a player diagnosed or living with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 share this information with the coach so that contact tracing may be used to limit further transmission. 

PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Check your player’s temperature at home prior to training sessions and games. Players with a temperature of 100.4F or higher or any symptoms of COVID-19 should not come to training, scrimmages, or games.

-Avoid carpooling.

-Recommend that only one parent accompany player to the complex for training sessions

-Ensure your player’s clothing is washed before coming to training sessions

-Please sanitize all equipment before and after each training session

-Please supply your player with individual hand sanitizer prior to, during, and after training sessions and games

-Ensure your player has plenty of water. Water fountain use is not permitted.

-Adhere to social distancing requirements

-Please stay in your car, no social gatherings. If you need to leave your car for any reason, a face mask is required.

-Parents/spectators are required to wear a face mask during all activities/events/games.

-During league matches, parents will be seated on the same side of the field as their team 

-Parents are to socially distance themselves from each other whenever possible. Try to stay seated during the match please and do not pace back and forth along the touchline if social distancing cannot be maintained. Use of the touchline and the goal line for seating on your team side is permitted at the discretion of the team coach and the referee. You cannot sit wherever you want to sit . We need to limit contact for contact tracing purposes. Each facility may have different procedures, so please follow the instructions of your team coach and the referee.

-Parents may not interact with the team during the match without permission of the coach.