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Twin Valley Soccer Club


Travel Coaches Checklist for Games 


Monday/Tuesday

Contact opposing coach. Confirm game time, get directions
to the field, confirm uniform colors. If colors are the same,
the Home team changes.

Wed/Thur/Fri
Hand out (email) directions to the field and game time
information to your team.

Game Day
  1. Bring ice and a First Aid kit.

  2. Arrive 30 —45 minutes before game time.

  3. Home coach - check the field for corner flags, nets are
    fastened and goals are anchored.

  4. Have 3 copies of your Roster Form completed with players
    names and uniform #‘ s.

  5. Have coaches passes available to present to the Referee.
    (2 coaches on the sideline)

  6. Have player passes available for travel teams.

  7. Each coach pay 1/2 Referee fee in Cash  $  before the game. 
    The amount is on the game cards. 

  8. Each team is to provide 1 linesperson to assist the Referee
    in calling out of bounds.

  9. Home team provides game balls.  Have 2 for game. 

  10. Make sure your Goal Keeper shirt is a different color from
    both teams colors.

During the Game

  • Demonstrate proper conduct and sportsmanship
    towards opposition and Referee.


    You
    are responsible for your players conduct and
    the conduct of your fans

  • Keep your comments and instructions to your players positive. 
    Remember, whatever you yell, the parents will hear. 


    If the game is lopsided, teams are allowed to pull players. 
  • Be prepared for injuries

After the Game

  • Congratulate the opposing team and thank the Referee

  • Keep your post game talk short and positive. This is
    not the time to discuss mistakes observed during the game. 
    Wait 24 hours before assessing the game with the team. 

  • Report the score on the league website within 24 hours of the game.


    If any comments are warranted, good or bad, about the refereeing,
    complete a referee evaluation form and send it to the club president.


    Do not confront the Referee about a call you disagreed with.  

    NEVER CONFRONT THE OPPOSING TEAM, Fans, Coaches, etc.,

    Save all comments for the club officers.  

  • If no referee showed up for the game report this to your club with your scores.


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