Coaches Corner

Resources for coaches, assistant coaches, and team parents may be found below.

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Adult Registration Instructions

In order to participate as a coach, assistant, team parent, board member, or other adult who will have direct contact with children, you must do the following before you will be permitted to interact with Pepperell Soccer players: Register as an Adult Participant (instructions below) Complete HEADS UP Concussion Training Complete SafeSport Training Provide a...

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Code of Conduct

Pepperell Soccer places an emphasis on learning the game, improving individual skills, playing as a team, making new friends, and having fun – not solely on winning or losing. This code of conduct has been implemented to ensure a fun, friendly, safe environment for all involved with our program. The following applies to all Pepperell...

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Safe Soccer

Starting in the fall of 2019, Mass Youth Soccer is implementing a new Safe Soccer platform. This will strengthen the guidelines around the current credential process and requirements. More details will be posted here as they become available. Who must complete the requirements for the CORI/Background Check, Abuse Prevention, Concussion and Credential policy? All adult...

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Team Parents (In-Town)

Team parents are a vital component of our in-town teams and a very valuable resource for each team. The time commitment is minimal, with almost all responsibility taking place during your child's game on Sundays. The main duties of a team parent are as follows: Team Snacks Team parents are responsible for organizing the snack...

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Training

Session Plans All Mass Youth Soccer Session plans follow US Soccer Grassroots Play-Practice-Play Methodology. U.S. Soccer developed and implemented the Play-Practice-Play methodology at the Grassroots level. Researched and developed by technical leaders, this player-centered approach allows coaches of all levels to help create training environments to fulfill the two basic needs of players of all...

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Reporting Requirements

Mass Youth Soccer's Mechanism for Reporting Everyone listed below MUST be contacted when physical or sexual abuse is suspected. Pepperell Police Department: 978-433-2424 Department of Children and Families, Chelmsford Office: 978-275-6800 State of Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF), online: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/report-child-abuse-or-neglect or via telephone: 800-792-5200 Massachusetts Mandatory Reporting Guidelines: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dcf/can-mandated-reporters-guide.pdf Club Risk Manager, Craig...

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In-Town Coach Information

Pre-Season Season Dates The season schedule is available on the website and shows which teams are playing against each other and which field they are on. Our spring season generally starts in mid-April, depending on when the town releases the fields to us. Our fall seasons generally starts in early September. Both seasons consist of...

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