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GRANITE FALLS YOUTH SOCCER CLUB

The following expectations are based on requirements from U.S. Soccer & Washington Youth Soccer as well as official guidelines from Washington State & the CDC, and are considered an extension of the GFYSC Code of Conduct.

If a Player has tested positive for Covid-19, is exposed to someone who has tested positive or a family member has been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, immediately notify the GFYSC Covid Contact Representative:

Scott King

360-271-8923 President@gfysc.com

AT THIS TIME, ANYONE EXHIBITING SYMPTOMS OR IF ANYONE IN THE HOUSEHOLD HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19, WE ASK THAT YOU STAY HOME FROM PRACTICE AND/OR GAMES.

COACHES:

  • - Wear a face mask at all times & observe social distancing whenever possible. (Coaches may briefly remove their mask to project their voice if no Players are within 6 ft.)

  • - Ensure at the beginning of each training that all Players feel healthy & are not exhibiting symptoms such as coughing, shortness of breath etc. and send home any player who expresses feeling or behaves ill. Ask Players if they have been in contact with anyone exhibiting symptoms in the past 14 days.

  • - Track attendance for each Player, Coach at training & games, & conduct a verbal health check of all in attendance.

  • - Track attendance for all spectators at games.

  • - Sanitize equipment after each practice.

  • - (Game-day) For Home games, provide 3 recently sanitized game balls.

  • - (Game-day) Set up a sanitation station on the sideline with hand

    sanitizer for use by Players.

  • - Ensure that all Players & Parents adhere to the Codes of Conduct.

PLAYERS:

    • - Wear a mask before & after practice, both to & from the car and the field.

    • - (Game-day) Wear a mask at all times on the sidelines. If requested, wear a mask on the field of play.

    • - Bring own equipment (bag, ball, water bottle etc.) & do not share equipment

      with teammates.

    • - Observe social distancing when possible & refrain from high-fiving, shaking

      hands, hugging etc.

    • - Refrain from offering to help Coaches with field equipment.

    PARENTS:

    • Ensure Players are healthy prior to practice, check their temperature & ask if they have experienced coughing or shortness of breath. If a Player feels unwell or is exhibiting common Covid symptoms, notify the Coach immediately & do not bring them to practice. If a player or anyone in the household has been expossed to COVID-19 notify the Club immediatly.

    • - Limit & avoid carpooling with anyone outside the household except where absolutely necessary.

    • - Ensure Players wear masks to & from the car/field.

    • - Social distance while at practice. A mask must be worn at

      all times when not in the car.

    • - (Game-day) Remain at least 10 feet from the field of play & observe social

      distancing with members outside your household.

    • - Sanitize/wash Player equipment after each practice & game (ball, cleats,

      uniform, water bottle, etc.)

    • - Ensure that Players adhere to their Code of Conduct.

    GAME DAY PROCEDURES

    Outdoor Club competitions, friendlies & tournaments are allowed to resume within Phase 3 Regions, at the discretion of the individual League organizations.

    1. - All spectators of different households are to remain physically distant as much as possible. IF Snohomish County is rolled back to Phase 2, there will be limitations on Specatators at games. Limit of 75 total and some fields will restrict the number per household.

    2. - Players should wait until 30 min before kickoff to leave their cars.

    3. - Players, Parents & Coaches must wear a mask at all times. Players are not required to wear a mask while on the field of play unles requested by the Referee or one of the teams. IF Snohomish County is rolled back to Phase 2, then masks will be required on the field of play.

    4. - Teams must wait until the previous teams have vacated the field before entering.

    5. - Teams & spectators must exit the field within 5 minutes of the end of the game. Snacks will not be provided this season.

    6. - Attendance will be taken for all Players, Coaching staff, & spectators.

    7. - Players & Coaching staff should observe social distancing when possible.

      Coaches will have hand sanitizer available for Players on the sideline.

    8. - Use of domed/closed tents is not allowed. Open tents may be used.

    9. - On rainy days, a limited number of Players may be under an open tent so long

      as social distancing remains possible. Players must remain socially distanced

      while on the sideline.

    10. - No handshakes/fistbumps will be used after the game.

    11. - Home team Coaches will provide sanitized game balls.

    12. - Coaches will sanitize all equipment at the end of the game.

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