from each team shall supply one (1) ADULT linesman for each
game. The coach is to introduce himself/herself to the referee.
The winning coach will call in the score to the Division Chairperson
or designee. In case of a tie, the home team coach shall call
in the scores. A coach will assign a captain(s) for the toss
of a coin. Coaches may have two (2) assistants.
COACHES, PARENTS, AND PLAYERS MUST BEHAVE IN A SPORTSMANLIKE
MANNER AT ALL TIMES. FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN A FORFEITURE
OF THE GAME.
Coaches must ensure that all players play at least 50% of
each game, provided that the player has attended practices
regularly and is not being disciplined or considered physically
dangerous by the coach. If for any reason, disciplinary or
injury, a coach elects not to play a player for at least half
a game, he/she must notify the specific player, player's parents
and the referee prior to the game. The referee will then notify
the opposing coach. Failure of the coach to notify the referee
may result in forfeiture. In the Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten
and the First Grade Division, one coach per team is allowed
on the field during play.
THE COACH ON THE FIELD MUST REMAIN BETWEEN THE PENALTY AREAS
AT ALL TIMES. NO COACHING OR PARENTAL INSTRUCTING IS PERMITTED
PAST THE PENALTY AREA OR BEHIND THE GOAL NETS.
IF NO REFEREE APPEARS, COACHES SHALL DESIGNATE A PERSON TO
REFEREE OR REFEREE THE GAME THEMSELVES. FAILURE OF THE REFEREE
TO APPEAR SHALL NOT BE GROUNDS FOR DELAY OR POSTPONEMENT WITH
THE EXCEPTION OF A PLAYOFF GAME WHERE AN AUTHORIZED REFEREE
MUST BE PRESENT. THE CHAIRPERSON WILL SCORE BOTH TEAMS WITH
A SCORE OF "3" IN ALL SPORTSMANSHIP CATEGORIES.
The winning coaches must call the Division Chairperson with
final outcome (scoring) of the game, the same day the game
has been played. All coaches must mail the "Referee Evaluation
Cards" to the Evaluation Chairperson. Failure to comply will
result in loss of sportsmanship point (one  point for every
card not received). Any coach who does not return at least
five (5) "Referee Evaluation Cards" will automatically be
eliminated from receiving the Division's Team Sportsmanship
Award and the Coach's Michael P. Cummings President's Award.
THERE IS NO SMOKING, AT ANY TIME, ON ANY FIELD USED BY THE