BWG Code of Conduct

BW Gottschee Travel, Pre-Academy and Academy Rules (Parents & Players), Information, Field Rules

Field Rules:

Juniper Park/Brennan

  • Teams must clean bench areas after each match (if visiting team leaves trash you must pick up)
  • Please exit with your trash out of the park
  • No dogs or pets allowed on the field of play (turf) or bench area!
  • Goals: no moving or climbing allowed!
  • No smoking, No alcoholic beverages
  • No one on field except players/coaches
  • All spectators must be in the stands or standing in the grass
  • Both teams on same side (on hockey rink side)
  • No parents/spectators on same side of teams
  • No chairs allowed on the turf…NO EXCEPTION!
  • No parents or Family members allowed on the field during practice. all must sit in the stands or stand on the grass

Randall’s Island

  • Teams must clean bench areas after each match (if visiting team leaves trash you must pick up)
  • Please exit with your trash out of the park
  • No dogs or pets allowed on the field of play (turf) or bench area!
  • Goals: no moving or climbing on allowed!
  • No smoking, No alcoholic beverages
  • No one on field except players/coaches
  • All spectators must be on sidelines or standing in the grass
  • No chairs allowed on the turf…NO EXCEPTION!
  • No parents or Family members allowed on the field during practice.
  • Park is assigned areas. No parking on grass or double parked…NO EXCEPTION!

Aviator

  • Teams must clean bench areas after each match (if visiting team leaves trash you must pick up)
  • Please throw trash in garbage cans
  • No dogs or pets allowed at the facility
  • Goals: no moving or climbing on allowed!
  • No smoking, No alcoholic beverages
  • No one on field except players/coaches
  • All spectators must be in stands
  • No chairs allowed on the turf…NO EXCEPTION!
  • No parents or Family members allowed on the field during practice.
  • No family/spectators allowed in locker rooms

Franklin K Lane HS

  • Teams must clean pick up bottles and throw away
  • Please throw trash in garbage cans or exit the school with it
  • No dogs or pets allowed on the field
  • Goals: no moving or climbing on allowed!
  • No smoking, No alcoholic beverages
  • No one on field except players/coaches
  • All spectators must be in stands
  • No chairs allowed on the turf…NO EXCEPTION!
  • When in gyms only players allowed in gym
  • Park only in lot or in street. Do not park on grass or side of school (car will be towed)

Player Rules – Travel Teams:

Practice U6-U19:

  • Must be on time
  • Must wear proper practice gear (Adidas, club training gear) no exceptions
  • Must bring a soccer ball (according to age/team):: U6-U8 size 3, U9-U12 size 4, U13-U19 size 5
  • Must bring shin guards
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will be late (text/email)
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will miss (text/email) by 4pm
  • Help set-up & take down field for coach (when needed)
  • Help coach pick up cones/balls (when needed)
  • Attendance will be taken in every age group
  • Training will be 2x per week (occasionally 3x)
  • You miss 1 practice you don’t start
  • You miss 2 practice you don’t play that weekends game
  • Must play with ball on your own to enhance your comfort with the ball
  • Practice will run 90min-120min
  • Must bring own water/Gatorade
  • Must wear proper foot wear (soccer cleats, indoor soccer sneakers, turf shoes)
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from teams and club
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from opposing teams

Games U6-U19:

  • Must be on time for home and  away games
  • U6-U19 45min prior to start of game
  • Must wear proper game uniforms to game (Puma, color etc) no exceptions
  • Must bring both sets of uniforms to game
  • Must bring own water/Gatorade
  • Must bring a soccer ball (depending on coach) :: U6-U8 size 3, U9-12 size 4, U13-U19 size 5
  • Must bring shin guards and wear under team socks
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will be late (text/email)
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will miss (text/email)
  • Must wear proper foot wear (soccer cleats, indoor soccer sneakers, turf shoes)
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from teams and club
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from opposing teams

Player Rules – Pre-Academy:

Practice U12-U18:

  • Must be on time
  • Must wear proper practice gear (Puma, color etc) no exceptions
  • Must bring a soccer ball (according to age/team) :: U12 size 4, U13-U18 size 5
  • Must bring shin guards
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will be late (text/email)
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will miss (text/email) by 4pm
  • Help set-up & take down field for coach (when needed)
  • Help coach pick up cones/balls (when needed)
  • Attendance will be taken in every age group
  • Training will be 3x per week
  • Players must attend all trainings
  • You miss 2 practice you don’t start
  • You miss 3 practice you don’t play that weekends game
  • Must play with ball on your own to enhance your comfort with the ball
  • Practice will run 90min-120min
  • Must work on your fitness on a consistent basis
  • Injured players must still come to practice
  • Must bring own water/Gatorade
  • Must wear proper foot wear (soccer cleats, indoor soccer sneakers, turf shoes)
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from teams and club
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from opposing teams

Games U12-U18:

  • Must be on time  at home or away games
  • U12-U18 1hour prior to start of game
  • Must wear proper game uniforms to game (Puma, color etc) no exceptions
  • Must bring both sets of uniforms to game
  • Must bring own water/Gatorade
  • Must bring shin guards
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will be late (text/email)
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will miss (text/email)
  • Player must still attend games if they are injured/serving a suspension
  • Must wear proper foot wear (soccer cleats, indoor soccer sneakers, turf shoes)
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from teams and club
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from opposing teams

Player Rules – Academy:

Practice U14-U18:

  • Must be on time
  • Must wear proper practice gear (Puma, color etc)  no exceptions
  • Must bring shin guards
  • Each player must give staff a cell # and email for communication
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will be late (text/email)
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will miss (text/email) by 4pm
  • Help set-up & take down field for coach (when needed)
  • Help coach pick up cones/balls (when needed)
  • Attendance will be taken in every age group
  • Training will be 4x per week
  • Players must attend all trainings
  • You miss 2 practice you don’t start
  • You miss 3-4 practice you don’t play that weekends game
  • Only reasons to miss trainings

Games U14-18:

  • Must be on time  at home or away games
  • U14-U18 75min prior to start of game
  • Must wear proper game uniforms to game (Puma, color etc) no exceptions
  • Must bring both sets of uniforms to game
  • Must bring own water/Gatorade
  • Must bring shin guards
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will be late (text/email)
  • Must notify coaches/manager if they will miss (text/email)
  • Player must still attend home games even if they are injured/serving a suspension
  • Only reasons to miss games

Travel U14-U18:

  • When traveling together on a bus ALL players will be going together (to and from games)
  • Players will be responsible to keep bus clean and throw out garbage
  • All players traveling on a plane will be together along with the staff
  • All players must wear proper travel attire (will be communicated on every trip)
  • Pick up & drop off location will be Juniper Park
  • When staying together in a hotel players will be responsible of the following:
  • Attending breakfast/lunch/dinner/meetings on time
  • Keep rooms clean and organized
  • Respect each other’s stuff/space
  • Any player who damages/breaks anything on a bus or in a hotel will be responsible to pay and will be suspended (determined by the coach)
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from teams and club
  • There will be no pool or beach allowed when away as long as the team in still in competition or at the discretion of the coach

National team call-up

Market Trainings

  • Must play with ball on your own to enhance your comfort with the ball
  • Practice will run 90min-120min
  • Must work on your fitness on a consistent basis
  • Injured players must still come to practice
  • Must bring own water/Gatorade
  • Must wear proper foot wear (soccer cleats, indoor soccer sneakers, turf shoes)
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from teams and club
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from opposing teams

SAT (try to schedule on days there will be no game)

Parent Rules:

  • Bring player to practice/games on time (as specified)
  • Notify staff if player will not be attending practice/games
  • Pay fees (registration/tournaments etc) on time
  • Adhere to the Field/Park rules (as specified)
  • Must purchase uniform package from soccer.com and practice gear fund-up
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from teams and club
  • Must respect coaching staff/administrators from opposing teams
  • Must be on time to pick-up players from training and games
  • Parents are encouraged to attend all games and support their child and team. Must be in a positive manner.

No parents/family are to coach, address, criticize, argue with, confront or make negative comments intended for players on either team, the coaches or referees

Remember 4 simple things:

  1. No coaching or instruction as this might contradict the coaches’ instructions and/or confuse the player
  2. No negative comments directed  towards the ref or the other team
  3. No negative comments directed at players on the team and especially if it’s your own son/daughter
  4. Remember not to get too high when we win and too low when we lose.

If any parent has a concern regarding their son/daughter they must speak to the staff

  • When traveling to tournaments/festivals/showcases overnight stay maybe required and this will mean the night before competition begins
  • If this cannot be adhered to your son/daughter will be released from the Club
  • If your son/daughter does not have a ride to training/games/tournaments  it is your responsibility to find one
  • In case of bad weather no players or parents are to call/email/text to ask if it has been cancelled. The team administrator will notify everyone at least 2hrs before the scheduled time of the event