4th and 5th Boys

Coaching Guidelines for Fourth and Fifth Grade Boys

- Teams will be composed of boys in the 4th and 5th grades at the time of application.  Every attempt will be made to provide equivalent distribution of age groups and talent

- Games are played on the designated fields in front (east) of the bleachers, ie the main soccer field

- Practice will be held on available fields at the designated times, unless a change is specifically agreed upon by the coach(es)

- Teams will field 8 players and a goalie unless a lesser number is agreed upon by the coaches prior to the start of the game

- Games will be divided into halves.  Substitutions will be made during appropriate dead ball situations

- GYSO will provide referees for the games.  Rules of the game will be enforced by the referee at all times