Introduce yourself to the coaches - Make sure they have their lanyards
Write down the coaches name and their team color
Make sure the nets are secure.
Make sure you are using a size 3 ball (provided by the coaches)
Make sure the players are properly equipped with shin guards
1st game of the day -take equipment out and set up the fields
Last game of the date - break down the fields and put equipment away
Fill out a game report within 24 hours.
Off Side is NOT enforced.
No penalty kicks
5 v 5 - 2 games will occur at once
Four 12 minute quarters (2 minutes between quarters and 5 minutes at half time)
A designated goalie can use their hand
Goal kicks can not cross mid field
No cards at this age - Just TIME OUTS
Goals can not be scored from kick off, free kicks or kick ins
Coin toss is used to start the game
The winner of the coin toss picks the goal they want to defend
The opposition gets to kick off
Teams alternate kick-offs to start each half. A goal can not be scored from a kick off.
Teams switch sides at half-time
Fouls are penalized with an Free Kick (FK) from the spot of the foul. If committed in goal Area, the closest spot the goal area line. Fouls are 1) Dangerous play (I.E. Slide tackling from behind) or 2) Impeding an opponent
Substituting - Open substitutions are up to you. Otherwise, coaches can substitute for an injury or at any stoppage when the ball is off the field such as a Goal Kick, Corner Kick, Any Throw-in or After a goal
Ball Goes out Of Bounds If the ball goes out of bounds, the ball is “Thrown-In” with a KICK-IN