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DSP-Developmental Soccer Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: coaches are asked to review this with the parents at the first team meeting.

 

Player:

 

1-                 Always have fun: this will help you to play and learn better.

2-                 Practice Fair Play: honesty, fairness and respect.

3-                 Referees: never criticize a referee.

4-                 Opponents: congratulate your opponent before your teammates.

5-                 Team: be there and be on time (or early).

6-                 The game: always give your best effort.

7-                 Be prepared: wear soccer cleats, soccer socks and shinguards.

8-                 Bring your own water, donít pass around water bottles.

 

Parent:

 

1-                 Support the team in its efforts to provide a positive atmosphere where children can learn and make mistakes with no stress to win.

2-                 Encourage players, coaches and opponents in their efforts to learn and applaud good performance by all, including referees.

3-                 Leave coaching to the coaches (or be willing to volunteer and take the DSP training courses and clinics).

4-                 Never criticize referees, players or coaches.

5-                 If a problem arises, please try to resolve it cooperatively: firstly with the coach, then with your DSP Site convenor. Should this not resolve the problem, the VP DSP will be the next step.

 

Coach:

 

1-                 Accept and promote the DSP Philosophy and Coaching Principles.

2-                 Recognize your responsibility to ensure that the players have fun.

3-                 Enlist the parents to help (donít do everything yourself).

4-                 All coaches to be active in the program.

5-                 Be positive and constructive.

6-                 Be on time and prepared.

7-                 Always both demonstrate and teach Respect, Fair Play and Cooperation.

8-                 Learn the laws of the game as amended by DSP.

9-                 Communicate with players and parents.