Role of the Coach
COACHES: what can they do to make the game of soccer more enjoyable for the players, and easier for the referee to manage?
course on the Laws.
accepting of the referee’s decisions.
make loud, offensive remarks.
on coaching, rather than on the accuracy of referee’s decision.
Be a role
model of fair play.
positive; avoid confrontation with any official.
games, leave the decisions to the players.
coaching classes to learn the most effective ways to conduct practices.
guidelines to parents.
with parents at games.
skills and fair tactics.
with parents often in meetings and social gatherings.
game and encourage parents to play and to referee.
Soccer…the game for kids!
Excerpt from US Youth Soccer website