Rules for players
- Stay home if you have reason to believe you may be infected (tested positive, having any symptoms, exposure to someone who’s infected).
- Practice good hygiene – wash hands before and after training, avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth, cough or sneeze into upper arm, no spitting.
- Maintain a safe distance – no unnecessary contact like handshakes, high fives, hugs, team huddles, or clustering during breaks.
- BYO – players must bring their own (properly inflated) ball and water.
- No hands – handling of soccer balls should be kept to a minimum and players should not touch equipment.
- Masks are encouraged for coaches and for players.
- Coaches will review this list with players and remind if necessary.
- Parents are expected to retroactively report any illness.
- If your child has a fever, or respiratory symptoms such as a cough, loss of smell or taste, we ask your child not to participate until your pediatrician clears your child.
- Attendance will be kept to allow for contact tracing.
- We will not use pinnies or bibs.
- Coaches will be expected to sanitize cones, poles, or other equipment.
- Players should not touch equipment.
- Players should keep water and bags at a distance from each other to facilitate safe distancing during breaks.
- If available, we will have hand sanitizer at training.
An evolving list
This list can evolve as the situation changes. If you have a suggestion of something that should be added, please let us know. We know that everyone is eager to get back on the field. Please know that the health and safety of everyone involved will remain our top priority.