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Sep, 2020

Fall 2020 - Important Information

SSC Parents and Players,

The Fall 2020 soccer season starts next weekend.  It is important that you review all of the information below, some of which may be repetitive but we have also added some new updates.   The information applies to both Town and Travel, unless otherwise specified. We expect that all recipients of this email have read and understood all the information within.  

COVID

  • Stoneham Soccer Club is following the Mass Youth Soccer Association's COVID-19 "Return to Soccer Activities Guidelines" found at this LINK.   Information more relevant to parents and players are located on pages 16-17 within the guideline document on the Mass Youth site and at this LINK. Be sure to check the website regularly for updated guidelines.
  • All players and parents must wear masks at the field at all times. For Players: only face coverings that secure with loops around a player’s ears are acceptable. Please review mask guidelines on page 9 of the guidelines, at this LINK
  •  Only one parent/guardian per player at the field during games and practices.  This does not include parents who are coaching or siblings who would otherwise be left home alone.  If siblings are brought to the field, they must stay with their parent/guardian at all times.
  • If a Board Director, Coach, Player or Referee has come in contact with, OR has been diagnosed with, COVID-19, he or she will go to www.stonehamsoccerclub.com and complete the COVID-19 Reporting Form on our home page. These cases must be reported to the Stoneham Board of Health as well as the Mass Youth Soccer Association's Safety Officer. 
  • No Porta-Potties will be available at the field this season due to COVID-19. 

 TOWN Soccer

  • The season runs every Sunday for six weeks (9/27-11/1)
  • Teams and schedules were released Sunday 9/20. To see your team, coach and schedule information, log onto our website to your account, and follow the “Team Central” link in our main menu.

TRAVEL Soccer

  • The season runs every Saturday for six weeks (9/26-10/31)
  • All information can be found on the Middlesex League website found HERE
  • Towns participating in the Fall 2020 include Stoneham, Melrose, Wilmington, Tewksbury, Medford and Malden

UNIFORMS

  • Uniforms are recommended, but due to COVID-19 delays at soccer.com, official uniforms are not being required for the Fall 2020 season.  Players can wear Blue or White T-Shirts in place of a jersey.  Travel Players must include their jersey number with a marker or tape.
  • Shin Pads and Soccer Cleats are required (No Baseball or Football Cleats)
  • No jewelry allowed (except for a medical reason)

MORE INFORMATION: All families should go to our home page to learn more about:

  • Important reminders for the season
  • Our policies around inclement weather and game cancellations
  • Important safety reminders (at this link)
  • On game day, parents and family members should sit on the opposite side of the field from the players. For your (and the children's) safety, please sit eight feet away from the sideline and six feet from other families.
  • Please be respectful of properties surrounding the field when parking.
  • Families should also read about the Rules of Play to learn more about the games and what referees are looking for.  Please also read the MassYouth guidelines (under COVID above) for COVID-related rule changes.
  • All parents should read our Parent Reminders for information and code of conduct.
  • All players (and parents) should read our Player Reminders for safety and uniform information, and code of conduct.
  • All coaches should read our Coach Reminders for practice plans, code of conduct and CORI information.

We hope you are able to find all the information you need on our website. Please let us know if you have additional questions.

Stoneham Soccer Club
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