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COVID-19

SAFETY FIRST, GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES

IF YOU ARE NOT COMFORTABLE RETURNING TO PLAY - PLEASE DONT

This page will serve as your reference for all Safety First procedures and requirements. All of the below is based on State and CDC guidelines. We will update this page with new information and procedures as we get them.

Details about on-field safety modifications and parent, player, and coach responsibilities can be found below. 

IL STATE SAFETY GUIDELINES

Click here for the State of IL Youth Sports & Safety guidelines.

http://www.illinoisyouthsoccer.org/forms/covid-19-resources

 

 

PARENT

  • Provide child with face covering
  • Verify player has no symptoms, of COVID before arrival
  • Verify player has no fever before arrival
  • Ensure child's clothing and equipment is washed/sanitized after each use
  • Notify club/coach immediately if child becomes ill; for any reason
  • Supply your child with individual sanitizer
  • Player is not permitted on field until your session start time
  • Ensure your child has plenty of water
  • Adhere to physical distancing requirement;
  • STAY IN CAR at all times In case of inclement weather, be prepared to pick up promptly
  • Limit carpooling

 PLAYER

  • Wear face covering to and from the field - Coach will instruct players when safe to remove
  • Keep physical distance prior to and post trainings - Do NOT congregate with teammates; NO group celebrations
  • Wash hands thoroughly prior to arrival Bring and use hand sanitizer
  • Mark ALL gear with your name and/or number
  • Bring minimal gear including SMALL PERSONAL BAG to be used for water bottle and face covering while on field - Players MUST arrive fully dressed and ready to play with proper equipment
  • Players MUST bring their own ball
  • Bring individual water bottles; NO shared water stations 

 COACH

  • Safe and focused trainings
  • Maintain 6’ distanced environment off field 
  • Wear face covering at ALL times  
  • Ensure athletes have their own equipment - Ball, water, bag, etc. -
  • NO shared training pinnies

CLUB 

  • Provide a safe training environment
  • Maintain athlete confidentiality
  • 6’ feet of physical distancing on sideline for gear. 
  • Provide adequate field space
  • Create Intra-Squad groups and consistent training schedules
  • Communicate effectively and timely - Have protocols in place for situations that may arise