Coaches

This program doesn’t exist without your help.  Thank you for volunteering your time and effort to give our kids a great soccer experience!


Administrative Stuff:

1.  ALL Volunteers (Coaches, Referees, & Administrators) must register on eayso.org ANNUALLY  

2.  Complete Safe Haven (Only have to do once)

Can be taken online at http://www.aysotraining.org/

3.  Town Background Check (Every 2 years)

Follow the link at the bottom of the town’s  Youth Sports Organization page


Handout from the Fall 2013 Coach’s meeting:

 

Section 3, Area 3T, Region 139

2013-2014 Coach’s Information

Registration and Training Requirements:

* Registration on https://www.eayso.org/

  • Apply as a new/returning adult volunteer
  • MUST DO ANNUALLY

* Safe Haven certification

* Age-specific Coach’s training

Town of New Castle Volunteer Requirements:

* Online background check (required every two or three years)

Schedule:  Practices and games start September 7th; no AYSO during Columbus Day weekend.  Get game schedule from your Division Coordinator.

Uniforms and Equipment bags:  Pick up from Division Coordinator

  • First Aid kit
  • Zip Ties for goal nets
  • Contact the Equipment Manager for replacement / missing equipment-  Matt Shaw (matthewshaw22@gmail.com)

Safety:

  • Shin Pads UNDER socks against the skin
  • Cleats – no metal studs
  • No jewelry of any kind, including taped-over earrings
  • Sandbags on goals
  • Weather

Other:

  • Coaches: no sunglasses
  • U10 and above:  Parents on opposite side of field from team and coaches

Weekly responsibilities:

  • U12 and above: Contact opposing coach during week to confirm game & exchange contact info.  Report game results into QuickBase system.
  • Rain-outs called prior to game or at field:  Contact Division Coordinator and Referee Administrator Tom Pile (tpile1@mac.com) immediately.
  • Clear goals off field if last game of day.

Referees:

  • Most referees (U8 and above) are children.  DO NOT challenge the referees’ calls. Direct your concerns to the Referee Administrator after the game.
  • Remind your parents

Photo Day:  TBD

Free, Additional Training:

  • Run by the upper division trainers
  • Weeknight afternoons, Time and Date TBA
  • All age groups
  • Includes separate breakout Goalkeeping skill development

Online resources:

Contacts: