You are to be Courtesy, Polite and Respectful at all times to parents, players and Officials. You are to treat everyone with respect; foul language and/or inappropriate behavior will be dealt with seriously and could lead to criminal charges if warranted. If this policy is not adhered to an investigating will follow with a decision by the WCWAA Disciplinary Committee providing final verdict. That ultimate course of action, in the worse case, can lead to dismissal from your position an being barred from games and practices.
Keep the Game fun, at practices and at games.
Never Leave a Player unattended. Mind your players, you represent WCWAA, make sure all players leave the facilities with their parent or designated guardian.
Provide each player with a minimum of 50% playing time, no matter the score or whether or not they made all your teams practices that week.
Always be prepared, know the rules, what you do not know respectfully speak to a referee at a break to gain an understanding of the rule.
Never run up the score. A win by more than 6 goals is unaccepatable. As a coach you must work on skill development and keeping the game fun, neither reflect running up a score. Never run up a score, never!
Never yell at a player, parent or referee.
Zero Tolerance - WCWAA has a no tolerance policy. A coach receiving a yellow card will sit out the next game, they will not be allowed to attend the game. A coach receiving a red card will sit out the next two games and they will not be allowed to attend either match. A player receiving three yellow cards during the season will sit out one game; they must attend the the game but not play. A player receiving a red card will sit out the team's next game. A player receiving two red cards during the season will sit out the remainder of the season. A parent asked to leave a game twice during the season will not be allowed to attend games, if they do attend, their player will be removed from the team and no refund will be given.
Practice Field Lights To Be Turned Off
It is the responsibility of the last coach that leaves the soccer fields to turn off the lights when they leave. These lights MUST be turned off each night by the last coach holding a late practice, usually the 7.30 - 9.00 training.
Relocate the Goals out of the goal box during Practices
At practice, move the soccer goals to another location on the field besides the actual goal area used during games. This will help reserve the goal areas for our games throughout the season.
Also, all the soccer goals are to be moved off the field of play each night. It is your responsibility of the last coach on the field, late practice session coach, to make sure the soccer goals are moved off the field of play, literally off the pitch. This allows the field grass to grow, just another responsibility that helps keep our fields the best in Union County.
Coaches Game Responsibilities
Provide a game rosters to the referees - typed
Provide the referee with the their referee fee - in cash
U7/U8 $12 per game U9/U10/U12 $20 per game U13/U14/U15/U16 $25 per game
Keep the game fun
Do not be disrespectful to anyone
Bad calls are made, LIVE WITH IT
It is a game, not the end of the world
Be courteous to the players, referee and your opponents
Your are responsible for the behavior of your parents, keep them under control.
Cheer for both teams, no matter the score
DO NOT RUN THE UP THE SCORE!!!!
Victories of greater then 6 questions your true respect for the game
be creative when winning, do not run up the score
Always shake hands with opponents, players and coaches, and the referees
Before leaving the game
end on positives with the players
have a team cheer
have the players thank their parents for attending the game.
After the game
think about your next practice and relax
For each game you must provide a typed Team Roster:
Assistant Coach's Name
Player # Player Name Player Birth Date
6 George Sella 12/12/2001
10 Derek Harrell 12/25/2001
21 Travis Joseph 01/02/2001
Remember this must be typed and provided to the referee with the game fee (referee fee) prior to the start of the game...
The consequence for not providing the game roster is a game forfeit. Game still gets played but your team lost due to your negligence of forgetting the game roster.