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Return to Play Protocol (RTP)

posted Jul 24, 2019, 8:30 AM by Site Administrator   [ updated Aug 28, 2020, 4:37 PM by Maysa ]

MAYSA 2020 FALL Return to Play Guidelines


o Bring and only use their own drink & equipment

o Use hand sanitizer before entering the practice or game area.

o Keep equipment out of the field of play and at least 6’ away from other players equipment

o No handshakes, high-5’s or group celebrations

o Do not touch anyone else’s soccer ball with their bare hands.


o Ensure your child is healthy and their personal equipment is sanitized before coming to activities.

o Notify a coach or administrator immediately if your child becomes ill for any reason and contact your health care provider for guidance.

o Face coverings – over the mouth and nose:


Required for all players when entering and exiting the field area, and anytime not actively engaged in training or properly distanced around the outside of the field.

NOT required for the kids during training sessions or when playing in games.

o In-House Soccer: 

Use the gravel parking area adjacent to the paved gym parking lot.

‘Check-In’ your child near the concession stand (temperature check must be < 100.4o) and accompany your player to their team area. 

Pick a location around the practice area at least 6 ft. away from anyone not in your household.

Be available throughout practice in case the coach wants your child to go to you during breaks as a way of distancing from other kids.


o Use hand sanitizer before entering the field and do not touch player equipment during practice.

o Check in with your child (temperature check and answer any questions)

o Handle all movable equipment (cones, pugs, etc…) without help from players

o Wear a face covering AT ALL TIMES.

o Do not re-use any scrimmage vests worn by a player unless sanitized.

o Avoid running drills where the kids need to stand close together waiting their turn to participate.

o Provide a location for each player to go during breaks that keeps them >6ft. away from other kids.


o All activities at Coolspring Fitness Center Fields

o Hand sanitizer provided at field entrance(s) & bathroom

o Single occupant bathroom located near south field

o Disinfect bathroom after each training using spray disinfectant

o Beginner fields – closest to the concession stand

o Junior Fields – Closest to the concession stand

o Senior Field – South part of the large field area

COVID Positive Response

o Coach or administrator will notify the group the player has been in contact with through the Affinity system without giving the name of the ill individual.

o Those notified should avoid further training until guidance from local or state health authority’s is followed. 

o Club administrator will contact local PA Department of Health for guidance.

o Sanitize any common areas before returning other participants to training (i.e bathroom).