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Sep, 2020

WSA Travel Dev/Travel Soccer Updates and Important Information

This update contains everything (maybe!) you need to know about Travel Dev and Travel soccer this season.  We are excited to see our Wilton Soccer family back on the fields.  Thanks to all who have made that possible. Please share/review the below information with your player.  Please be considerate of our coaches, our volunteers and each other as we all navigate this new environment together.  Let’s help each other achieve the goal of safe and fun soccer from day one and going forward by communicating positively and openly throughout the season.  We are #onetownoneteam.  

 

LAST CALL to confirm place in program!

  • Confirm by accepting/completing registration process at www.wiltonsoccer.com by Friday, Sept 4th, rosters will close out then 
  • Order uniforms HERE (by Sept 4th latest, there is a two week lead time)
  • First games are currently scheduled for Sept 13th

 

Attention Team Managers! 

  • Thank you to all who have volunteered
  • Team Managers needed for 2011 Girls Pride, 2009/2010 Girls Blue, teams cannot run without a manager
  • WSA Manager meeting / Orientation is Thursday, Sept 3rd, 7:15 PM, for details please email [email protected] 

 

First practices!  

  • Our first practices have gone great!  
  • Full practice schedule on pages 10-11 of the Fall Update deck HERE, note a few minor adjustments have been made 
  • First weeks’ training sessions will focus on individual/small group skills, fitness
  • It is ok if your player did not or can not make first practice(s), please just let us know if they plan to participate going forward
  • Please subscribe to Wilton Parks & Recreation alerts for Field updates HERE (sign in > My Account > Mailing Lists > check Field Closings). Field status notifications will come directly from P&R, if fields are open WSA events are on unless you hear otherwise. 

Program Communications & Attendance Tracking App

  • In coming days, Team Managers will be sharing with their teams a mobile app called “GameChanger”
  • The app will be the central, convenient mobile tool for parents to see all WSA scheduled events for their team
  • The app will also be where you are required to indicate player attendance for every WSA practice and game
  • Parents must use the app and indicate attendance prior to each event
  • By confirming player’s attendance you are also confirming your player’s health for that event 
  • Further information and instructions to follow 

Field Setup / sign on to support 

  • Soccer goals and nets will be set up on Sept 9-10, volunteers needed, sign up HERE

Important practice reminders

  • Player registration must be complete to participate
  • Please read Return to Play ConsiderationsHERE prior to attending, prepare your player 
  • Monitor player health closely, confirm no fever and no other symptoms of illness prior to sending your player to every WSA event
  • If families or players have been in any state on CT’s travel advisory list or in contact with any person that has been infected with COVID-19 within the last fourteen days they must not participate for two weeks and have a negative test before they may participate
  • Players must bring their own water and ball, no sharing of these items will be permitted, especially water!
  • All players should wear soccer appropriate attire (shorts and t-shirts/ WSA practice gear if you own it), shin guards under socks and cleats
  • Players without shin guards will not be permitted to practice
  • Use restroom prior to leaving home, no facilities/porta potties are available at fields 
  • Arrive at practice 5 minutes before start time, ready to play and report directly to coach
  • Sanitize hands prior to entering the field (each player should carry in their bag and use their own sanitizer before and after each event)
  • Player gear should be placed on sideline at a social distance from others, coaches will mark the area for players
  • All players should wear a mask from car to field and leave mask on until start of practice, players may practice in masks if they so choose
  • Coaches will wear masks and maintain a social distance from all players at all times
  • Huddles, high fives and similar close contact or touching among players will be discouraged
  • Parents should not stay at practices, but if they must, they should remain in cars, if out of cars, they should stay near car, socially distanced and wear masks
  • Pick up your players promptly after practice and depart the fields, no post practice gatherings permitted
  • A prompt post practice shower and washing of clothing is recommended 
  • Please report any concerns or observations to [email protected] 

Questions?

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Wilton Soccer Association

PO Box 311 
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

Email: [email protected]

Wilton Soccer Association

PO Box 311 
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

Email: [email protected]
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