OBSC Return to Activity Coach Responsibilities as of May 29:

  • Ensure the health and safety of the participants.
  • Masks are permitted but not required to be worn by the players during training.
  • Inquire how the athletes are feeling. Send home anyone you believe acts or looks ill.
  • Follow all state and local health protocols and guidelines.
  • Coaches should wear a mask when players arrive, depart, and when giving instruction.
  • Ensure all athletes have their own individual equipment (ball, water, bag etc.)
  • Ensure coach is the only person to handle team equipment (e.g. cones, disk etc.); do not enlist parental or attendee assistance.
  • All training should be conducted outdoors and compliant with social distancing per state or local health guidelines.
  • Always wear a face mask within 10 feet of the participants.
  • Coaches are responsible for keeping players safe.
  • Coaches should maintain at least 6 feet social distance requirements from players based on state and local health requirements.
  • Do not use scrimmage vest or pinnies.
  • Have fun, stay positive - players and parents are looking to you for leadership.

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