Games and Local Tournaments
Coach and Players to meet at a designated area, ie concession stand, parking lot etc, set by the coach/captain. Squad will then proceed to warm up area/field as a group.
Players must arrive at the game field from 45 minutes to 1 hour before the game.
Players must arrive properly and uniformly dressed.
Players must only warm up with their teammates and coaches.
Players can only be instructed by the coach during the game. The parents’ role is strictly encouragement – no coaching.
Any involvement of the parent with their player during the game has to be designated by the coach (injuries, water breaks etc.)
If a player will be late for the game or has to leave the game early, the coach must be notified in advance.
During the games, parents should refrain from making any comments to the game officials. The referees and linesmen should always be dealt with in a professional and courteous manner.
Parents are not allowed to approach the coach after the game for discussions about playing time, playing position etc. Conferences should be scheduled for another time.
Every coach, player and parent must behave according to the guidelines of GCT, FYSA, U.S. Club Soccer, League and Tournament rules.