Week 5 Top Items/Concerns
- OCTOBER-HEAT-FEST Weekend Forecast for Presidio and SDDA Soccer League
HOT weather is
back for Oct. 10th and 11th but still within playing guidelines. All games should be played as scheduled. As always SAFETY FIRST!.
The forecast for Saturday in San Diego, East County, South Bay and Beach areas to be in the
mid 90's to 100. Sunday will be about 2 to 4 degrees cooler!
The forecast for Saturday in the Temecula Area is mid
90's to 98 and Sunday a will be about 2 to 4 degree cooler.
The forecast for Saturday Imperial Valley and El Centro areas will be
98 to 100 and games should be completed before 2pm, should not exceed safe guidelines.
Turf Fields will be hotter than natural grass. Additional water breaks are suggested as is frequent substitutions. The first two feet from the turf up can be anywhere from 10 to 30 degrees hotter. Use common sense with water and substitutions
- Jersey Numbers on
sure your jersey numbers are in the system. This is required and speeds up player check-in. If you don't know how to enter the
jersey numbers; See page 32 of the Presidio Team Administration Guide under
the Resources Tab/Team Administrators above.
If numbers aren't on the roster your team/club could be subject to
NOTE: Pictures on rosters are recommended but are not a league
requirement. The advantage of having pictures on the
roster is that games can be played if player cards are lost or
misplaced. Uploaded pictures also help resolve any ID
questions about players.
- Sideline Behavior towards other team's players/parents
This has become a HUGE problem and MUST Stop!
I repeat MUST STOP!
Coaches, YOU are responsible for their entire sideline. Everyone
has the following "JOBS" to do at every game. No one
is perfect all the time, not the coaches, players, referees or
Coaches are there to coach the players,
Managers are there to assist the coach and players,
Parents are there to watch and enjoy the game and
Referees are there to referee the game.
IT'S THAT SIMPLE.
It is NEVER OK to confront a referee, an opposing player,
or parent in a threatning, disrespectful, harsh or angry manner,
and this is especially true if they are kids.
We do not tolerate any threatning, disrespectful, harsh or anger
towards any young referee, and we will add extra games suspensions
if you do this.
We are taking this very seriously and will suspend anyone reported to us as being threatning, disrespectful, harsh or angry towards a referee of any age,
a player, a coach or spectator. Remember this is only a game and not LIFE OR DEATH!
We have told the referee
associations to tell their referees not to tolerate any
unacceptable behavior from anyone on the sidelines at the games and to warn them
(caution/yellow card) or remove
(ejection/red card) them for the good
of the game. Coaches get the caution or ejection for
We have and will continue to suspended individuals and entire
sidelines for multiple games for any questionable sideline
- Manager's Duties
Before game make sure your roster is complete with jersey numbers. Have cards and roster ready for the referees. Rosters on 3-part carbonless paper Players ready to be checked in 15 minutes prior to game time - Jerseys ON! After game - Immediately go to where referees are to get cards and copy of game sheet.
- Coaching Teams
Manager's cannot coach a team unless they have at least a Cal South "F" Coaching License.
- Water Breaks = YES!
Water Breaks are allowed.
This allows for both players and referees to hydrate.
Water Breaks are 1 minute in duration.
NO Coaching and Players must stay on field.
See hydration policy on Login & Info page