News for Coaches
COACHING CODE OF ETHICS:
- Integrity – The coach must act with integrity in performing all duties owed to athletes, the sport, other members of the coaching profession, and the public.
- Competence – The coach must strive to be well prepared and current so that all duties in the respective discipline are fulfilled with competence.
- Athletes Interest – The coach must act in the best interest of the athlete’s development as a whole person.
- Personal Conduct – The coach must maintain the highest standards of personal conduct and support the principles of fair play.
- Respect for the Rules – The coach must accept both the letter and the spirit of the rules that define and govern the sport. Therefore the coach is responsible for reading and having knowledge of these same rules.
- Respect for Officials – The coach must accept the role of the officials in providing judgment to ensure that competitions are conducted fairly and according to the established rules.
Required reading for DUFC coaches:
- CMSA 2017/18 Indoor Welcome Package
- CMSA Rules and Regulations– updated for Indoor 2017/18
- CMSA Discipline Code– updated for Indoor 2017/18
- Indoor Rules:
- Outdoor Rules:
- Video: Changing the Game in youth sports
- Video: Respecting the Ref
- Respect in Soccer
- Concussion resources
CMSA & DUFC is committed to maintaining the health and safety of individuals within the community that we serve and is dedicated to providing the safest possible playing environment for all participants. CMSA and DUFC recognizes the risks and concerns of concussions within sport, including soccer-related activities, and is taking action to prevent and manage head injuries by implementing a mandatory concussion protocol for all youth teams.
- CMSA Concussion Policy
- ASA Concussion Protocol on Policy
- CMSA Injury Report Form
- CMSA Return to play form
- Making Head Way – Free Video Resource
- Concussion Awareness Training Tool
- PRINT THIS AND KEEP IT WITH YOUR KIT – Pocket concussion recognition tool
- Security Clearance information
- Bullying Policy
- Practice Gyms Policy
- Equipment Policy
Important Coaching Links
- U4-U6-U7 Coaching page
- U9 and up Coaching page
- Keeper glove care
- DUFC Letterhead template
- Outdoor 2017 tech letter to coaches
DUFC Field Permits for Outdoor 2018
- Coming Soon
- Grassroots Soccer information page
- Become a coach information page
- NCCP community coaching courses
- Tony Waiters Byte Size Coaching
- ASA Grassroots coaching session guide
- ASA Grassroots game formats guide
- Sports nutrition for youth
- BOOK: Changing the Game
- CMSA Far Post: FIFA 11+ Program
- CMSA Far Post: Canada Soccer Pathway
- ASA Retreat line proposal
- CMSA player and team official’s ID cards
- CMSA number lookup
- CMSA 2017/18 Indoor program calendar
- CMSA 2018 Outdoor Program calendar
- CMSA 2017/18 Indoor league structure
- CMSA 2018 Outdoor league structure
- CMSA 2017/18 Indoor rescheduling policy– Indoor 2017/18
- CMSA Referee Evaluation Form
- CMSA Game Feedback & Concerns
- CMSA Field Marshall Program
- CMSA Field Safety Checklist
MISC Coaching Links:
- Anytime a team travels outside of Alberta to compete in a tournament or attend a training camp, they must complete a travel permit application.
See ASA Travel Permits information
- ASA Provincials
- ASA Events (sanctioned tournaments)
- Blog posts by our Coaches
- Changing the Game Project
- Respect in Sports
Adding content to DUFC Website:
- If you are interested in adding coaching/manager/parent blog content to the DUFC website please email [email protected] to get access.
- Team tournament wins:
- When sending in team photos from tournaments, please make sure they are the highest quality possible.
- Please also feel free to send along any game notes / play by play messages you would like added to the news article.
- Please feel free to send along any action photos that can be added to the news article.
- Email photos and content to [email protected]
- PLEASE DO NOT submit the photo of team wins to CMSA yourself!!!! That task has been assigned to our clubs webmaster and needs to be done in a specific way for quality control reasons.