Soccer Alliance, LLC

Soccer Alliance, LLC Coaches


Return-To-Play Guidelines

Clubs and independent teams are permitted to offer individual, non-contact training sessions at the team level for groups of twenty (20) individual or less, including coaches, adult assistant(s), safety coordinator, and players.

Conditioning/Skill Development training sessions may include:

·     Ball mastery & individual skills

·     Shooting & crossing balls

·     Passing & receiving

·     Fitness & functional training

Individual Training Restrictions:

·     Limited to 20 or less players/coaches

·     Zero tolerance non-contact policy (coach/player or player/player)

·     No spectators allowed

·     Must maintain social distancing minimum of 10 feet between participants throughout training

·     Practices must be conducted outdoors

·     Players with fevers or other symptoms are not permitted to practice

·     Players/coaches must use hand sanitizer before, during breaks, and after practice

·     Players are not allowed to carpool to and from practice

·     Players should wear PPEs (masks) when not actively training

·     No Congregating Policy for players or parents in parking lots, at drop off zones, at entrance / exit areas of facility, or before or after training session

Member Organization Requirements:

·     Assign a COVID-19 Safety Officer who will communicate policy club-wide to coaching staff, parents and players, and provide regular updates and reminders

·     Assign each team a coordinator to oversee compliance at the team level during training

·     Provide coaches and team coordinators with PPEs (masks) and sanitizing products

·     Communicate immediately with the local health department in the event of a confirm COVID19 case within a team and cancel all training sessions for that team and any team associated with that coach.

·     Schedule training sessions so that one team/group is able to conclude and depart prior to the next team / group arriving, avoiding high traffic times

·     Establish designated drop off and pick up zones for each field

Coach Requirements:

·     Wear PPEs (masks) at all times

·     Limit equipment brought to practice, disinfecting all equipment before / after use

·     Do not allow players to share pennies, other equipment, or water bottles  

·     Encourage players to bring their own balls to training

·     Require parents to confirm their child is symptom free before attending training

·     Report confirmed cases of COVID-19 to member organization immediately and cease trainings

·     Compliance with all local and state guidelines