Information Needed From Players
- Medical Release Form – Coach to keep in personal file and taken to all practices and games
- Uniforms for New Players
- Refer parents to the Uniforms page for information on ordering. Ensure new player does not have a duplicate jersey number
The following are to be given to the registrar:
- Completed Roster.
- Be sure to verify player jersey numbers to ensure no duplicate numbers.
Coach’s Personal Responsibilities
- Get a Team and Individual Coach account and passwords to GotSport.com
- Background Check (every year) – Individual Coach Page on GotSport.com
- CDC Concussions Course (every two years) – Individual Coach Page on GotSport.com
- Safe Sport Course (every two years) – Individual Coach Page on GotSport.com
- Signed Code of Conduct (every year)
- Signed Vermont Soccer Association Zero Tolerance Policy – (every year)
- Get Player Cards – Usually a week or two before your first game
- Review VSA Age Specific Rules Document
- Check your email. Most communication is done through email so please pay attention to the emails sent out by the board.
- Attend the club meetings – especially in the Spring – this is when you will select you practice times, locations, and get information for spring events and equipment
- Get familiar with the GotSport.com website. This is where you can find your Concussion, Background Check and Safe sport course as well as team information. To log on:
- Go to home.gotsport.com
- Hit the login button in upper right hand corner
- Click on Team and Team Officials
- Decide which Account you want :
- Team accesses your team schedule, rosters etc.
- Individual accesses your personal information and where you can do your concussion, Background Check and Safe sport
- Enter the given username and password
- Understand your age group and which children’s birthdays fit into that defined criteria.
- Teams that have multiple birth years on them will have to move up divisions based on the older kids on the team.
- Click here for season age groupings.
- Be aware of Key Dates