Aurora Soccer Club Manager Duties
YOU MUST BE REGISTERED AS TEAM PERSONNSEL THROUGH THE AURORA WEBSITE AND HAVE BOTH RESEPECT IN SPORT AND A VALID POLICE RECORD CHECK WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS.
Manager duties include, but are not limited to:
- Main source of communication for team and coaches
- Communication of games, practices, tournaments and general information
- Aurora provided practice times will be emailed to your coach prior to the start of the season
- Each team will be provided one assigned practice per week.
- If your team wishes to practice additional times, it is recommended to rent a school gym. Link is below.
- Please be sure to enter all practice times into TeamSnap
- Games dates, times and venue are located on the Saskatoon Youth Soccer website:http://saskatoonyouthsoccer.c
- Click on “Schedules/Stats”
- “Youth Soccer”
- Age and Division that applies to you
- Click on “Team Schedule”
- Select your team
- Game dates, times and venue would need to be entered in TeamSnap
- It is the responsibility of the manager to complete the game sheet for each game.
- If the manager is unable to be at the game, it is his/her responsibility to ask another parent to do so. Please try not to ask your coach or assistant coach to complete the game sheet as they are extremely busy preparing for the game.
- The HOME team accesses a game sheet from the Admissions Booth at the SaskTel Sports Centre/Soccer Centre (150 Nelson Road) or Henk Ruys Centre (219 Primrose Drive).
- It is recommended that the manager is at the soccer facility AT LEAST 30 - 45 minutes to complete this task
- Game sheets require player names and jersey number as well as a signature from the coach and manager.
- It is strongly encouraged to ask all parents to place their player’s jersey number into TeamSnap so this can be easily accessed to complete the game sheet in a timely manner
- It is best to fill out the game sheet on the sidelines near the pitch you will be playing on as the completed game sheet will need be handed over to the opposing team to fill out.
- Once the home team completes the roster, the game sheet will need to be handed over to the visiting team to complete. The visiting team manager or coach should be waiting on the sidelines to enter the pitch or in their change room.
- If you are the home team, communicate with the visiting team to hand the game sheet to the ref prior to the start of the game.
- If you are the visiting team, please be sure you hand the game sheet to the ref prior to the game.
- Manager gathers information regarding tournaments in Saskatoon, outside of Saskatoon or in another province
- This is brought to the parents and coach to decide which tournaments your team will enter
- It is the responsibility of the manager to enter the team into the chosen tournaments and to collect fees to pay for the tournaments
- Manager is responsible for filling in rosters for tournaments.
- Your coach will have birthdates for players to complete tournament rosters
- Below is a link to tournaments hosted in Saskatoon http://saskatoonyouthsoccer.ca/page.php?page_id=85770
- If the tournament is out of province you will be required to get a travel permit thought SYSI- see their website for details
Fee Collection/ Team Budget
- There is an additional cost for the U15 - U19 Boys & Girls Premier and Division 2 teams for “turf fees” that the manager must collect. Cost of the turf fees for each age group will be forwarded to the coach, assistant coach and manager of the teams from the Aurora Soccer Club Treasurer with complete instructions.
- Additional collection of fees for tournaments, gym rentals, year-end party and coach gifts (if desired) and any other collection of fees is the responsibility of the manager.
- Some teams choose to fundraise to alleviate a large amount of team fees having to be paid by each family. This should be discussed with team parents during the player/parent meeting at the beginning of the season
- Fundraising ideas:
- Steak Night
- Gift Cards
- Raffle Tickets for various items
- Bottle Drives
- Cookie Dough
- Pizza (Yellowhead, Little Caesar’s)
- Anything else you feel would be a great fundraiser
- Some teams choose to gather their players together and create team bonding opportunities or community services. This option is entirely up to the coach and manager who will present ideas to families to see whether there is enough interest.