Upon offer and acceptance of team placement, players are expected to participate in all activities for their teams. Attending training sessions, league games, and tournaments are critical to player, team, and club development. Most importantly, consistent attendance at club functions helps ensure an enjoyable experience for all members.
Players will not:
Players are encouraged to train and club pass with other BUSC teams. Coordination will be done between the coaches. As a registered player with BUSC, players are not allowed to train or play with other WYSA clubs without prior approval from the Director of Coaching.
Please remember that team managers are not a complaint office. Any team-related matters are to be directed to the coach and DOC.
While it is highly discouraged, managers may have to collect money for winter leagues on a case by case basis. If at all possible, monies collected for winter leagues should go through the club.
Parental support is the single most essential gift a parent or guardian can provide their player. Burlington United can only be successful with the involvement and support of parents and guardians. BUSC appreciates the commitment and work it takes for a family to help our players succeed. It is particularly important that parents observe the guidelines set forth by BUSC, the Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association, and the United States Soccer Federation in regard to the parent’s role in their player having a fulfilling athletic experience.
BUSC parents will not coach their player from the sideline. Coaching from the sidelines has been proven to be one of the single greatest detriments to player development and enjoyment.
Parents will not:
The coach is hired by the Director of Coaching, with approval from the BUSC board, and has the responsibility of coaching their assigned team. Coaching the youth of our club should be considered an honor, and coaches will conduct themselves with the utmost professionalism at all times.
On game days and at training, coaches will:
At tryouts, coaches will:
The Director of Coaching has the single most important influence upon the players, coaches, and club. The DOC is the face of the club and must cultivate a positive culture and a love of the game within the club; this includes training, player development, coaching development, and parental education. The DOC must also provide a safe, fun, and enjoyable experience for all players. A consistent and visionary plan will ensure the clubs financial viability and ensure that the club will be able to provide services to the players and parents in the future.
The Director of Coaching will:
Failure to follow these player and parent guidelines can be met with consequences, such as loss of playing time. Repeated or egregious violations will be addressed by the DOC and Board of Directors and can result in a parent being banned from the sidelines or the player’s removal from the club.