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Wayne County United Soccer Club

Player Agreement

PLAYER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT 

I, ________________________________ have tried out and accepted a spot on the Wayne County United Soccer Club’s ____U Team, and agree to the following Code of Conduct: 

● I will respect the opposing team and its players and will not engage in any disrespectful conduct. 

● I will respect the Referees and will not challenge or show dissent with their officiating. 

● As a player, I will not engage in any activity that encourages unsporting or inappropriate behavior. 

● A high level of dedication is required and as a player I am expected to attend practices on a regular basis. Coaches may schedule practices three times each week and teams can play matches on both Saturdays and Sundays during the season. 

● I understand that my parent(s)/guardian or I as a player will be responsible to cover field duties/ maintenance/volunteering at either field complex of at least 6 hours per season. 

If I violate any of the above provisions, I understand that the following guidelines are used to establish the maximum punishment that can be levied by WCUSC: 

● Disrespect to an opposing player – 1 game suspension 

● Ejection from a game (first offense*) – 1 game suspension 

● Ejection from a game (second offense*) – 1 season suspension 

● Ejection from a game (third offense*) – Lifetime suspension from WCUSC 

● Verbal abuse/hostile challenge of a Referee/Coach/Player – 1-year suspension 

● Physical assault of Referee/Coach/Player – Lifetime suspension from WCUSC 

WCUSC, in its discretion, may hold a hearing to determine punishment different from the above guidelines. Further, I understand that the above guidelines do not exclude discipline by the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association (NCYSA). I understand that the Rules established by the NCYSA apply and supersede the Rules and any punishment for inappropriate play and behavior established by WCUSC. *Offenses are tracked over a One (1) Seasonal Year period. Any un-served NCYSA suspensions or discipline penalties carry forward. 

By signing this form, I acknowledge that I have read the Rules and Policies of the Wayne County United Soccer Club. I agree to abide by those Rules and Policies including any fines and penalties. I consent and agree that WCUSC has the right to take photographs of me during the course of the season and use it as promotional material.Signature: ___________________________ Date: _________________ 

Player Contact Info: 

Cell: ______________________ Text: yes, no Email: ______________________________REVISED MAY 2019 

REVISED MAY 2019 

PARENTAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT 

I/We, (please print) _____________________________________________, the parent/guardian(s) of ______________________, who plays for the ____U WCUSC Team, agree to the following code of conduct: 

● I will respect the opposing team and its players and will not engage in any disrespectful conduct. 

● I will respect the Referees and will not challenge or show dissent with their officiating. 

● I will not shout instructions to my child during practices and/or games. 

● I will not engage in any activity that encourages unsporting behavior by myself or my child. 

● I will recognize and respect that the Coach will use his/her extensive experience to best develop each player and the team as a whole. This may sometimes be given greater priority over winning. 

● I will encourage my child to talk with his/her coach about playing difficulties or missing practices/matches. 

● I will fulfill my financial commitments as outlined by the Fee Schedule provided by WCUSC, in a timely manner, and understand that NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED. If I fall behind, acknowledge that my player’s game time may be affected 

● I will support the Coach’s efforts to provide a proper training environment for my child. 

● I will inform the Coach of any physical disability and ailment that may affect the safety of my child and/or others. 

● I agree to abide by the “24 HOUR RULE”, which grants a 24-hour grace period before addressing any concerns about my child and/or any coaching decisions about a match. 

● I will not publicly discuss any concerns/problems/decisions made by Coaches/Directors in front of WCUSC players. 

● I understand that a high level of dedication is required and my child is expected to attend practices on a regular basis. Coaches may schedule practices three times each week and teams can play matches on both Saturdays and Sundays during the season. 

● I understand that as a parent/guardian I am responsible to cover field duties/maintenance/volunteering at either field complex of at least 6 hours per season per child. My player and/or older children may also cover this time. 

If I violate any of the above, I understand the following guidelines are used to establish the maximum punishment that can be levied by WCUSC: 

● Disrespect to an opposing player – 1 game suspension 

● Ejected from a game (first offense*) – 1 game suspension 

● Ejected from a game (second offense*) – 1 season suspension 

● Ejected from game (third offense*) – Lifetime suspension from WCUSC 

● Verbal abuse/hostility to a Referee/Coach/Player – 1 year suspension 

● Physical assault of Referee/Coach/Player – Lifetime suspension from WCUSC 

WCUSC, in its discretion, may hold a hearing to determine punishment different from the above guidelines. Further, I understand that the above guidelines do not exclude discipline by the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association (NCYSA). I understand that the Rules established by the NCYSA apply and supersede the Rules and any punishment for inappropriate play and behavior established by WCUSC. *Offenses are tracked over a One (1) Seasonal Year period. Any un-served NCYSA suspensions or discipline penalties carry forward. 

In the case of a parent’s ejection, the parent must leave the park/facility (out of sight and sound) in which the field is located and cannot return until 1 hour after his/her child’s next team match. If the parent does return before this time, an additional 2 game suspension may be incurred. 

As part of our ongoing player development throughout the club, we will hold a summer WCUSC Soccer Camp. This will be a mandatory team camp and will enable our coaching staff to continuously work with our players and develop each team together. For those unable to make the camps, a fee of $100 will be added to the regular season fee. The camps will be for our academy through U16s. Camp details will be provided via social media, email or the team manager.Players U17 and older with college aspirations should attend a college ID camp. 

Failure to meet financial obligations: 

● The Association reserves the right to collect any validated player pass for players who have neglected financial obligations to either WCUSC or the individual team. Future play will be prohibited until financial obligations are resolved or a plan of action is implemented. 

● Any player(s) who leave a team (i.e. quit) prior to the end of the active season are still be obligated to pay any remaining WCUSC installments & team fees. WCUSC Board approval is required to override this requirement. 

By signing this form, I acknowledge that I have read the Rules and Policies of the Wayne County United Soccer Club. I agree to abide by those Rules and Policies including any fines and penalties. I consent and agree that WCUSC has the right to take photographs and video of my child during the course of the season and use it as promotional material. 

Signature 1: ____________________________________________ Date: _____________________ 

Signature 2:____________________________________________ Date: _____________________