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AYSL COVID-19 Policy
Posted Sep 22, 2020

AYSL’s COVID policy is to ensure anyone who has symptoms of, has tested positive for, or has been exposed to COVID-19 follows appropriate guidelines for quarantine or isolation as discussed below.

General Hygiene Practices to Mitigate the Risk of Spread of Infection

All players, coaches, and staff members are expected to follow the following practices to mitigate transmission of any communicable disease.

  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Frequently wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Cover mouth and nose (with arm or elbow, not hands) when coughing or sneezing and wash hands afterward.
  • Wear a face mask or covering when outside if you have any symptoms of upper respiratory infection.
  • Avoid contact with other individuals (i.e. shaking hands, high-fives, etc.).
  • Maintain a distance of six (6) feet between you and others.
  • Stay home if you feel sick and contact your health care provider.

Symptoms of COVID-19 Infection:
Individuals with COVID-19 can exhibit signs and symptoms which range from mild to life-threatening.  The most common symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection include:

  • Fever ( ≥100.4 degrees F)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

    Less common symptoms that may still be evidence of COVID-19 infection include:
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Muscle / joint pain
  • Sudden loss of taste or smell
  • Chills

Required Participation Action and Protocols

Prior to participation in any AYSL related events or activities, all players/parents must complete and agree to the online waiver as part of their registration.  The waiver includes a Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk for Communicable Diseases including COVID-19, this was signed when you registered.

All players, coaches and staff members are asked to NOT attend practices or games if you have any symptoms or a pending test. 

Parents should evaluate their child and are responsible for confirming the following with the registered player:

(i)     Is your current temperature 100.4F or greater?
(ii)     Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last fourteen (14) days?
(iii)     Have you exhibited any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 in the last fourteen (14) days?
(iv)    Have you been in close contact (within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes) of anyone that has been                   diagnosed with or has symptoms of COVID-19 in the last fourteen (14) days?

If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes,” you are not allowed to attend the AYSL  event or activity and you must follow the Return to Play Protocols below.

Reporting of COVID-19 Exposure

Any player, coach or staff member who has tested positive for COVID-19, are exhibiting signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or have come in close contact with someone who has tested positive for or is displaying signs or symptoms of COVID-19 are required to stay home until a negative test is confirmed after 10 days of the positive test.

Any player, coach or staff member who has tested positive for COVID-19, are exhibiting signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or have come in close contact with someone who has tested positive for or is displaying signs or symptoms of COVID-19 must follow the Return to Play Guidelines below.

RETURN TO PLAY PROTOCOLS

These Protocols are intended to guide decision-making regarding players, coaches and staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19, are exhibiting signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or have come in close contact with someone who has tested positive for or is displaying signs or symptoms of COVID-19 in order to mitigate the risk of disease transmission.

Return to Play Following Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Infection (symptoms or not):

Players, coach or staff members with a suspected or laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection cannot attend any AYSL related events or activities until:

  • At least ten (10) days have passed since symptoms first appeared, AND
  • At least twenty-four (24) hours with no fever without use of fever-reducing medication, AND
  • Confirmed NEGATIVE test from a testing facility is emailed to aygilbert@hotmail.com, AND
  • Other symptoms have improved.

Return to Play Following Exposure to a Suspected or Diagnosed COVID-19 Infection

Any player, coach or staff member who has come in close contact with an individual with a suspected or diagnosed case of COVID-19 is restricted from participation in any AYSL related events or activities for at least FIVE days (5) days and shall monitor for any symptoms described above.

RETURN TO PLAY IN THIS CASE IS ONLY ALLOWED FOLLOWING A NEGATIVE TEST after 5 days of the known contact.

Here, “close contact” means any one of the following:

  • Providing care for a sick person with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection.
  • Living in the same household as an individual with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection.
  • Being within six (6) feet of an individual with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection for fifteen (15) minutes or more.
  • OR:
  • Having exposure to respiratory secretions from an individual with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection (e.g., being coughed or sneezed on, sharing water bottle or utensils, kissing, etc.).

MATCH / PRACTICE ENVIRONMENT

AYSL is limiting spectators on the field, we ask only parents and siblings are allowed; no family friends, grandparents, other outside children are permitted at this time.  Players and Coaches will remain on one side while parents will be on the other.

Maintain +6 feet from other families outside of your family group at the field at all times.    

  • Coaches will not bring teams in for huddles for pre-game, halftime or post-game talks.
  • No pre-game group cheers, no post game handshakes between teams, no sharing of water between players and no group goal celebrations or high fives.
  • Players will be screened by parents before coming to events.  Anyone showing symptoms will be sent home.
  • Players are recommended to use hand sanitizer before and after every practice and game, provided by the individual families.
  • Coaches will be required to wear masks whenever possible while on bench areas near players.
  • All families will sign a waiver acknowledging the risks of participating in soccer with regard to COVID-19 and communicable diseases.

Players will be allowed normal physical contact during play.  However, physical distancing measures will be taken outside of play.

GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS

  • Administer a temperature check to your player before attending an AYSL event. Must keep child at home if they are feeling sick or have a temperature of 100.4 or more.
  • Must practice social distancing if attending matches. All households must maintain a distance of 6 (six) feet when at an event.  Parents should not attend practices and should stay away from the field unless there are extenuating circumstances.
  • Must notify your team coach if your child has tested positive for COVID-19 or is required to quarantine for a period of time.
  • Help your player arrive on time and exit promptly after each AYSL event to avoid contact with others from earlier or later events.
 
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    Current Soccer Season Information
    Posted Oct 28, 2018

    CALLING ALL SOCCER PLAYERS AND COACHES!!!!

    FALL 2020 Soccer

    AYSL is happy to offer Recreational Soccer this Fall at Poor Farm Park. Important Fall Dates are below, please notice we are implementing a new schedule to allow more distance between games and field usage.   We are all having to be flexible and appreciate your cooperation. 

    Registration is CLOSED, all of our teams are full, thank you!!!

    Games dates:

    U10 - THURSDAY NIGHTS, Poor Farm U10 Field 6pm

    Sept 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

    U6, U8, U12 - SUNDAY GAMES, Poor Farm Park, practice fields

    Sept. 27th, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1st

    1:30PM U6

    2PM U8 (Fields 1 and 3) - schedule will be posted below

    3PM U12 

    U14 is run through Richmond Cross Association and games are Saturday's throughout Richmond Metro.   Practices are during the week and held with Rockville and Ashland combined.

     
    Winter League - INDOOR SOCCER - Thanks for a great INDOOR SEASON!!!!

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    AYSL Field locations
    • AYSL Home Games 13400 Liberty School Road Ashland, VA 23005
      AYSL home games are at Poor Farm. Poor Farm Park is located west of the town of Ashland. Website

    • Rockville Home Games 17347 Pouncey Tract Rd Rockville, VA 23146
      AYSL plays interleague games for U8-U12 teams at Rockville School park, in western Hanover county.


     

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