Before the Season Starts
All teams’ contacts (Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Managers, etc.) must pass a background check every year. All background checks expire in June. Click here for instructions on how to complete a background check. Click here to complete a background check.
Log into your coach account at the beginning of each season to update your contact information.
Coordinators will set up an account for all new coaches in GotSoccer. It can take a few days for the report to come back with a result. When approved, the coordinator will set up a team account. Do not forget to upload a current picture for your coach ID.
Teams may practice twice a week for one hour Monday thru Friday. Coaches may pick the days and times; they would like to practice. We will try our best to honor your request but it is not guarantee. Teams may be assign a place to practice on. Sometimes, games are schedule on a weeknight, and those games take precedence over practice. If a game is on the place you are at, you may practice on an open field or space. You can only practice on the days and times assigned to you. Any questions or concerns contact the field coordinator. Click here to request a practice field.
Contact your Players
Once you receive your roster, contact your players. Ensure all parents download, read, sign and return parent code of conduct to you. Coaches are require to pick all parent code of conduct forms and give to their age group coordinator. Click this to download and print parent code of conduct.
We encourage all teams to have at least one assistant coach in case of schedule conflicts. Head coaches will determine their assistant coach. Once you find an assistant coach, contact your age coordinator so an account can be set up for him/her to complete a background check.
Each team is responsible for ordering their own uniforms. Teams must have matching shirts with a unique number on the back. The unique number must be permanent on their jersey as well as on the game sheet. If you would like to secure a sponsor to help pay for your uniforms, you can but keep in mind DSA uniform policy: uniforms may not advertise any adult subjects, such as alcohol, cigarettes, or weapons. You may order your uniforms from anywhere.