Indialantic Youth Soccer Association

Brevard's Original Beachside Soccer Club.
Building Champions since 1979

Coach's Corner


Our coaches are the cornerstone of our program.  Without them, there is no club. Thank you all for coaching at Indialantic Force Soccer.
Since 1979, Indialantic Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) has depended on volunteers like you to support our Rec program. Although several of our boys choose a different sport in the Spring, our numbers went up from 136 players in the Fall to 197 players this Spring. We thank you for giving your time to our kids.
 
1. Coaches Meeting:
Coaches meet with the rec coordinator prior to each season to:
-Distribute Uniforms
-Distribute Ref Money
-Provide pennies 
-Soccer balls and cones

2. Rosters:
For your game, you need a roster and a whole team picture
Many refs do not look at the team picture, but it's good to have on hand. For rec, you need player cards only if you play to a tournament.
When rosters are ready you can access them on your gotsoccer account.
After you log in go to your team account, go to  TEAM PROFILE than go
to DOCUMENTS.
 
3. Paying Center ref CR & Assistant Ref AR:
You will have 4 home games at Hoover and 4 away games.
If you are the home team, you have to pay the ref. Here is the ref pay scale:
11v11 U14 GCF   $50 for CR, $25 for AR1, $25 for AR2    ($100 per game)
8v8     U12            $30 for CR, $15 for AR1  $15 for AR2   ($60 per game)
6v6     U10            $30 for CR                                             ($30 per game)
4v4     U8              $20 for CR                                             ($20 per game)
4v4     U6              No ref
 
IYSA does not tolerate arguments with the refs. If you need
to make a point make it once with respect even if ref is a younger person.
You can always send a report later to the ref coordinator, Justin Lauer, justifying your argument.
Justin's email: refereejustin@yahoo.com
 
4. Canceling or rescheduling games:
Most of our teams are in the BYSL: (Brevard Youth Soccer League)
If you are the Home team, decide with the other coach on a new date and time,
then send a message to Georges Aboutanos (gaboutanos@gmail.com) at least 10 days in advance to see what
field is open and for him to cancel refs and assign new ones. If refs are not notified, you are responsible to pay them even if game is cancelled.
If You are not the home team, the other coach is responsible to make the changes
via his or her scheduler.
 
For our U14 Girls team in GCFL. Rules are different there, you are not allowed to 
contact or be contacted by coaches directly. You must use our point of contact Georges Aboutanos who will change or cancel your game.
 
5. Practice schedule:
Please hold at least 2 hours practice a week and respect your field choice.
(U8 and U6 may hold one hour practice because of Wednesday clinic)
 
6. Field Locations & Maps:
 
7. Game schedule: (BYSL)
 For u9, u10, u11, u12, U13, U14, U15
 
This is an 8-game season for most, but there are a couple of divisions with low numbers that 
resulted in less number of games. 
 
8. Game Schedule: (GCFL)
    For U14G only
 
9. Important Info:
    -In Rec all players must play 50% of the time.
    -Winning games is important but not as important as winning and developing players
    -Please provide a fun positive and competitive environment especially in how you conduct 
     yourself in games and practices. Our kids are learning from you so much more than soccer.
    -No one is allowed to help you in training the players unless approved by IYSA and FYSA.
    -More on BYSL rules on www.bysl.net
Gathered handily below are valuable links every coach can use (just below the guy with the amazing ball handling skills he learned from his IYSA coach).
soccer guy

What could possibly be more important than the laws?

LAWS OF THE GAME


More Critically Important Information for Coaches

Notes From Coach Andy Caruso's Lesson

Team Management

Players Bill of Rights Click Here to Download
Preseason RecommendationsClick Here to Download
Team Management IdeasClick Here to Download
The Team ManagerClick Here to Download

Risk Management

Tournament SafetyClick Here to Download
Guidelines for movable soccer goal safety -Click Here to Download
Medical Release Form - Click Here to Download

Ethics  

Role Models for LifeClick Here to Download
Principles of Conduct - Click Here to Download
Fair PlayClick Here to Download

Prevention and Care of Injuries

Possible Concussion Notification Form - Click Here to Download
Prevention and Care of Injuries
Click Here to Download
Suggested Items for a First Aid KitClick Here to Download

 

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