Return To Play COVID-19 Info

We are currently under Phase 2 of The OSAA COVID-19 Reopening/Summer Guidance.

See The Latest Update Here (July 22).
OSAA Frequently asked Questions about COVID guidelines.
Past Updates:
OSAA Update (June 5).
OSAA Update (July 1).

Players and parents must download and sign the following form before participating in Summer workouts.
Here: COVID-19 Activities Participation Agreement

Upon arriving at training, players will be screened by a coach asking them if they “comply with the criteria for participation as outlined in the COVID-19 Activities/Sports Participation Agreement?”

Criteria are as follows (found in the 2nd paragraph of the waiver).

  • No temperature above 100.4 within the prior 72 hours;
  • not taken any fever reducing medication within the last 72 hours;
  • no close contact with anyone being tested/diagnosed with Covid-19 within the last 14 days;
  • no congestion/runny nose;
  • no sore throat;
  • no shortness of breath/difficulty breathing;
  • no nausea/vomiting;
  • no excessive fatigue/tiredness;
  • no muscle/body aches;
  • no loss of taste or smell

If your player has any of the above symptoms, or is sick in any way, please keep them home from training.

OSAA COVID-19 Guidelines for Return To Play

OSAA Soccer specific guidelines are as follows:

  • Limit sharing of soccer balls to within pods.
  • Disinfect equipment frequently.
  • Feet only (no heading, use of hands)
  • No contact
  • Maintain appropriate physical distancing 6 feet apart.

Other guidelines of note (for full guidelines please read memo above).

  • Please wash hands or bring hand sanitizer for personal use.
  • Please shower and wash all workout equipment after training.
  • Do not gather at the entrance to the field. Please remain in vehicles until gates are opened.
  • Players will be structured into “pods” of no more than 10 players. The pods will work together during the training. These pods will remain the same for at least 1 week.
  • Social distancing will be required and monitored. Please stay a minimum of 6 feet apart at all times.
  • Players will report and be screened for COVID-19 symptoms upon arrival to training. These responses to screenings will be recorded and stored wit the AD. Players with symptoms Should stay home, and WILL NOT be allowed to participate.
  • Cloth face coverings may be worn if the player prefers. No player will be discouraged from wearing a face covering. Plastic “face shields” will not be allowed.
  • Water bottles must not be shared. Please bring your own.
  • Locker rooms/shed/meeting rooms will not be utilized. There will be no in-school bathroom access available.
  • All equipment will be cleaned after each training session.
  • Shared equipment will only be shared within pods. No pod will share equipment with another pod.
  • Physical contact such as high-fives, fist bumps, hugs, and group celebrations/huddles will not be allowed.