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MCUSC Return to Play Plan



MCUSC Return to Play Plan.
 UPDATED: 8/4/20

Covid19 Return to Play Protocol


Training:

Derry Field and Rec Park will have hand wash stations and disinfectant available and will be the fields offered for training and games.


Mifflin County Soccer Club Plan:


  • Travel Players MUST indicate availability for training in Teamsnap 24hrs in advance.  Coaches will be tracking attendance in case we have a COVID-19 case so that we can inform everyone.

  • Players and coaches who are sick should stay home.

  • We ask that players/parents/coaches check temperatures prior to training.  Stay home if 100.4 and consult your doctor.

  • Player screenings must take place prior to participating in trainings/games.

  • When arriving at the field all players and coaches should wash hands at the hand washing station.

  • Players and coaches should bring their own hand sanitizer and use it several times during training.

  • Players bring their own labeled water bottle.

  • Players should refrain from bringing their own balls to practice.

  • Players should bring light and dark colored shirts to avoid the need to clean pinnies.

  • Avoid carpooling to training.

  • Players should keep their bags separated from others on the side of the field.

  • Players must wear masks when not actively participating in the game/training itself. If players have a medical condition (asthma) parents must provide a form indicating that they have been diagnosed with that condition.

  • Masks will be mandatory for coaches at all times.  Coaches to try and limit pinnie swapping during activities.

  • Spectators will be required to wear a mask as per the EPYSA requirements 

  • Players are reminded to not share snacks if you bring them.

  • Coaches and players won’t high five or handshake.  Huddles/team talks will be spaced.

  • Social distancing rules applied.

  • Training will primarily focus on individual skills or activities where players can work without being too close.

  • Players and coaches to avoid contact with goal posts.

  • Rule modifications where possible during training; feet used for retrieving balls, Kick-ins etc.

  • Training will end on time.  Avoid sticking around and chatting after training.

  • Cones, balls and equipment to be spayed with CDC approved cleaner at the end of practice.

  • Club to monitor current PA Dept of Health guidelines for changes and updates and communicate with the club if anything changes.

  • At anytime, the Mifflin County Soccer Club will have the ability to adapt this policy to fit the standards from the CDC, DOH, CPYSL or EPYSA. 

  • We recommend no more than 2-4 spectators per player at games.




Resources drawn from:

CDC
PA Department of Health

PA Recreation and Park Society
US Club Soccer
PA East Soccer
PA West Soccer