Presentation on theme: "BURNABY GIRLS SOCCER CLUB U6/U7 2011-2012 SEASON Welcome New Parents."— Presentation transcript:
BURNABY GIRLS SOCCER CLUB U6/U SEASON Welcome New Parents
Introductions and Agenda Burnaby Girls Soccer Club Basics of Micro Soccer Practice Times Game Times & Rules Equipment Who To Contact Parents’ Responsibilities Volunteer Team Positions Risk Management Your Daughter’s Soccer Future Upcoming Dates
Burnaby Girls Soccer Club BGSC was formed in the 1991/92 season as a group of parents and coaches interested in promoting girls soccer The club strives to offer a full program including Micro, Mini and Super 8 soccer, and at the divisional level – Metro, Gold, Silver & Bronze teams. BGSC Motto A Place for Every Girl to Play
Burnaby Girls Soccer Club The BGSC Executive team consisting of volunteer parents Paid positions Technical Staff, Field Administrator, Bookkeeper and Referee Coordinator BGSC's long term goal is to provide a club for female soccer players in Burnaby to progress from 5 years old through to 18 years old and them continue to play at the U21 and Women levels We have had former players return to coach at BGSC and soon hope to have their children start to play in our club
Micro Coordinators o o Currently Vacant – Need a volunteer! o o Heidi Hughes and Paul Ruben Help with assigning teams and practice times Coordinating with coaches
Basics of Micro Soccer Play is 3 on 3 for U6 Play is 4 on 4 for U7 (goalie added) Plays on a smaller, narrower field Focus is on having fun If the girls can run towards the right net, they are doing great NO SCORE or STANDINGS ARE KEPT
Forming the Team Girls are grouped by their schools and general location unless a specific request has been made No specific considerations for balancing the skill set of the teams
Practice Times Determined by team's coach(es) based on available school times offered by Burnaby School District Girls who cannot make their team practice times may request to be placed on a different team
Game Times Sundays 12pm to 3pm Canlan (Burnaby 8 Rinks) Schedule based on number of teams Games, 50 minutes each
Game Playing Rules Parents are to watch from outside of the boards Only 2 coaches on turf, one maximum on play field with girls Minimize sideline coaching Try to let the game play without much stoppage No food or drink to be opened on the turf except for water
Equipment Nets, soccer balls, and uniforms provided by Burnaby Girls Soccer to coaches Each girl will be loaned a uniform Each girl responsible for shin guards and soccer boots with rubber cleats (shin guards are mandatory) Runners at practices
Who To Contact Team Specific Items – contact Team Coach General questions – contact Coordinator Gym times – Coach/Manager should contact BGSC Club Phone Line:
Parents' Responsibility to Team Let coaches know in advance if your child will not be attending a practice or a game Attend all practices and games No drop-offs o Might as well volunteer for a team position!
Volunteer Team Positions Coach o Runs practices and games o Takes turn acting as referee in games Assistant Coach o Assists the coach in conducting practices and games o Fills in when the coach is unavailable
Volunteer Team Positions Team Manager o Keeps list of players and contact information o Contacts players with any necessary information in regards to practice/game changes etc. Team Mom o Required if Coach and Assistant Coach(es) are male o Must ensure that female adult is present at every practice and game
Risk Management Criminal record checks, BGSC requires all volunteers to get a Police Criminal check every two years There is a letter on the club website in the documents section Print the letter and take it with you to the Police station - there should be not cost if you do this.
Your Daughter’s Soccer Future Mini Soccer(U8, U9 U10) Teams formed by School & Location (remain the same) U8s play in house; U9s & U10s play teams in Burnaby and Tri- cities Super 8’s (U11 & U12) Start of select soccer (tryouts) House teams formed by School & Location Games played within the Lower Mainland
Your Daughter’s Soccer Future Divisional Soccer(U13 - U18) Levels – Metro, Gold, Silver & Bronze Vancouver Island -> Chilliwack Women Soccer(U21 and up) BGSC Canadians
Upcoming Dates Sept 10 - Orientation Day for U6s at Canlan, 2-3pm Sept 11 – Get To Know Each Other Day Sept 17 - Coaching Clinic at Canlan, 2-3pm Sept 18 - Games start Oct 9 - No games (Thanksgiving Day weekend) Oct 18 & 22 - Photo Days Nov 26 - Club Pub Night Dec 11 - Last games before Christmas Jan 9 - Games resume Mar 4 - End of season wind-up
Questions Any Questions?
Have a great season! Thank you very much for the time you give our club A Place for Every Girl to Play