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Practice Procedures

The goal of these guidelines is to deliver the safest practice environment possible.  Implementing these procedures will require coordination between players, coaches, trainers, spectators, and volunteers.

All players, coaches, trainers, spectators and volunteers must strictly adhere to these procedures without exception.  Failure to do so will result in a discontinuation of the practice session.


  • Health check by parent or guardian on player to ensure regular temperature and no symptoms of sickness before every practice.

  • No player or coach can attend a practice if they have a temperature >100.4 or are feeling unwell.

  • No player should arrive earlier than 10 minutes before the scheduled practice time.

  • Each player must have their own equipment, including ball, cleats, shin guards, jersey, etc.

  • Players need to bring their club-provided pinnies to every practice.  Coach and trainer will not be providing pinnies for the group. 

  • Players should bring hand sanitizer, tissues, and any other personal health items they may require.

  • Families should avoid car pooling with other families and teammates who are not in the same household.

  • Each player will have a designated area for their equipment. 


  • Every Patriot FC team will have at least one safety officer who is responsible for enforcing these procedures.

  • Field layouts and practice schedules have been modified to increase time between session and reduce crowding. 

  • Players and parents should park in designated spots for their practice at the facility. (See facility maps for exact locations)

  • Players and spectators must wear face covering while walking from parking lot to their assigned field.

  • Parents should remain in their vehicles during the session.  If they watch the practice from outside their vehicle, please do not walk through the field of play and remain physically distant from others who are not in their household.

  • Coaches must wear face coverings at all times during the session.  

  • Players must wear face coverings when not actively engaged in training. 

  • Coaches will move all equipment during the session.

  • All non-essential contact should be eliminated: No high fives, no handshakes, no group celebrations.

  • Contact between players during the session is allowed. This includes possession drills, small-sided games, full-sided games and others drills where players may contact other team members.

  • No sharing water bottles, food or equipment of any kind including goalkeeper gloves, shirts, etc.

  • No spitting.


  • Players must gather all belongings and trash from their practice area.

  • Please exit the field as quickly as possible to allow time for the next group to arrive and warm up for their session.

  • Players must wear face covering while walking from their field to the parking lot.

  • Please do not linger in the parking lot following your practice.  We must limit the total number of people at the facility to 250 in order to be compliant with state, local and facility regulations.

  • Player should wash hands once home.

  • Player's equipment should be sanitized after each practice.

  • Coach will sanitized all equipment after each session.

See protocols for reporting COVID-19 or other communicable disease exposure.

Field Signage

Communicable Disease Waiver

Players must have a signed waiver in place to participate in any soccer-related activities. No exceptions.

Practice Fields Layout & Drop off


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12 Taylor Way 
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania 18977

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