COACH Each team needs at least one coach. Previous soccer experience is not necessary. All coaches will be required to attend a coach's clinic sponsored by SAY of Chicago. Training in basic soccer skills will also be provided to kids by age group. You are responsible for getting your team organized on time, so that games begin promptly. With the aid of your assistant coach you will set the line-up and make substitutions. Enthusiasm and good sportsmanship are what's important here. Every coach will receive a coach's polo shirt, a whistle and two soccer balls for their team.
ASSISTANT COACH The assistant coach will help the coach with the duties mentioned above, will take on the duties of the coach in the absence of the coach and will receive a shirt and whistle as well. The assistant coach should help keep track of the two balls the league will provide each team.
TEAM MANAGER The team manager will set up a snack schedule indicating who is responsible for bringing healthy snacks and water/juice for each game as well as making sure that all waste is cleaned up and properly disposed of ater the game. The team manager is also responsible for creating a phone tree to communicate to the team members when games must be cancelled due to weather or alerting the team about upcoming events.
PHOTO DAY ASSISTANT Parents are needed to help with set-up, help orient people and keep people out of the line of the photos during the event.
TRASH MONITOR Parents are needed to survey the fields after the last games and remove any trash left by the kids.
SOCCER BANQUET Held in October, parents are needed to help with set-up, serving of food, collecting admission fee and assistance when trophys are handed out.