Welcome Coaches to Youth Soccer! Thanks for stepping
forward to make this a fun, learning experience for the kids. We'll
try to use this web page as a way to communicate important information
regarding the upcoming season as well as information that is of general
interest to you as a youth soccer coach.
Volunteer application - click
one to WCSC PO Box 1880, West Chester 45071 each season!
Score Reporting: Click here
Want to submit a picture to the
Send your story and pix to the
sports desk at email@example.com
How to request a reschedule –
sorry - not all requests will be approved!
Click here for
Weather Definition: Click
Medical Release forms: Click
here – Coaches – please carry with you at all times.
Passers Rules – click here!
Instructional Rules – click here!
fees: The HOME coach is responsible
for the referee fees for BOTH (ALL) referees. Please pay them the exact amount before
the start of the game. Home teams
are also responsible for colors if there is a uniform color conflict. If you need to borrow scrimmage vests for
your game – please send a parent or player to the concession stand for a
bag of vests and return them immediately following your game. The HOME coach is responsible for
providing a game ball as well.
understand the Laws of the Game
players equipment and field conditions for safety reason
proper teaching and instructing of players regarding safe techniques
and methods of play
appropriate training programs to make sure players are fit for
practice and competition.
and control your players so as to avoid injury situations.
- My first
responsibility is the health and safety of all participants.
- It is
recommended that coaches become certified in the basic first aid and
are aware of their club, league or state requirements in this area.
prepared to handle first aid situations as well as medical emergencies
at all practices and games, both home and away:
the child's appreciation of the game.
winning and losing in proper perspective
sensitive to each child's development needs.
the players to the technical, tactical, physical and psychological
demands of the game for their level.
rules and equipment modification according to the players
players to experience all positions.
need to have fun and receive positive feedback.
should be conducted in the spirit of enjoyment and learning.
the appropriate number of training sessions and games according to the
player's stage of development.
- Strive to
help each player reach his or her full potential and be prepared to
move to the next stage of development.
- Strive to
maintain integrity within our sport.
- Know and follow
all rules and policies set forth by clubs, leagues, state, and
- Work in
the spirit of cooperation with officials, administrators, coaches and
spectators to provide the participants with the maximum opportunity to
- Be a
positive role model
- Set the
standard for sportsmanship with opponents, refereed, administrators
- Keep sort
in proper perspective with education.
moral and social responsibility
- Just say
no to drugs and alcohol.
should continue their own education in the sport.
What can YOU do to make the game of soccer more enjoyable for the
players and easier for the referee to manage?
- Take a
course on the Laws.
accepting of the referee's decisions.
- Do not
make loud, offensive remarks.
on coaching, rather than on the accuracy of referee's decisions.
- Be a role
model of fair play.
positive; avoid confrontation with any official during games, leave
the decisions to the players.
coaching classes to learn the most effective ways to conduct
- Give good
guidelines to parents.
- Set high
- Be firm
with parents at games.
skills and fair tactics.
with parents often in meetings and social gatherings.
- Play the
game and encourage parents to play and to referee.
Coaches are not permitted to cancel a game. Cancellations come at the discretion of
the club officials.
Please contact WCSC with any questions.
Weather – click here!
How to request a reschedule – sorry -
not all requests will be approved!
The Ohio South Youth Soccer
Association offers a number of State License Clinics throughout the
year. These clinics are an excellent way to increase your knowledge
of the game. Information regarding the clinics can be found at http://www.osysa.com/.