Lake Forest

Soccer Association

Phone: (847) 778-5372

Player, Parent and Coach Expectations

 

Player, Parent and Coach Expectations
 
A successful program is made up of players, parents and coaches working together as a team. Below is an outline of expectations which promote dedication, teamwork and respect within the LFSA organization.
Attendance
-          Attendance is expected at ALL practices, games and tournaments.
-          Missed practices or games must be approved ahead of time by coaches.
Playing Time – 25%
-          Across whole season
-          Practice attendance will play a large role in a player’s development and performance.
Communication
If you have an individual player concern, please contact:
-          Team Coach, or
-          Oktay Akgun, Director of Coaching
-          24 Hour Rule – Please do not contact coach prior to 24 hours after a match.
Promptness
-          Early is On Time; On Time is Late
-          Players must be on time for all practices
-          Players must arrive to games 45 minutes before game time
Homework/Skill Building
-          Players should practice what is learned with the coach
-          Watch professional soccer
Respect
-          Coach
-          Teammates
-          Officials
Team Attitude
-          Encourage positive teamwork
-          Support fellow players and parents
-          A positive attitude makes a better team
-          NO SIDELINE COACHING
Coaching Expectations
-          Treat all players with respect
-          Provide opportunity for all players to develop
-          Provide team with the best opportunity to succeed
-          Teach players how to win and lose gracefully
-          Be professional on sidelines and treat referees and opposing coach with respect
-          Emphasize team development
-          Evaluate players each season and place them appropriately based on their abilities
-          Lead by example

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