Magic Soccer Club is committed to the health and safety of our players. In response to COVID-19, we will follow the US Soccer’s Play On Grassroots Soccer Return to Play guidelines.  The current phase and progression between phases is based on guidance from WYSA, Public Health Madison & Dane County and the best interest of our players. To review US Soccer’s complete guidance on each phase, visit: https://www.ussoccer.com/playon/guides

Phase 0 - No recreational organized activities

Phase 1 - Individual and Small Group Training

  • Staggered start times to minimize traffic flow and crowding
  • Team Snap Check In; attendance will be maintained for contact tracing
  • Assigned socially distanced spaces for storing belongings and practicing
  • 9:1 player to coach ratios
  • Players avoid handling or heading the ball
  • Guidelines for rotations and pick up and drop off, including health screening
  • All equipment will be disinfected prior to practice; Only coach handles equipment
  • Individual equipment for each player (water bottle, bib, ball, etc.)
  • Physical distance maintained between players at all times
  • Teams practice together and volunteer coaches will be required to maintain appropriate ratios
  • No competitions or tournaments
  • All participants are recommended to wear new or clean PPE upon arrival, departure and when not physically active during activities
  • Players must adhere US Soccer’s Health and Hygiene recommendations and remain home when ill
  • Parents should communicate any possible exposures to the club

 

Click here for an example of Phase 1 practice design

 

Phase 2 - Full Team Training

  • Staggered start times to minimize traffic flow and crowding
  • Team Snap Check In; attendance will be maintained for contact tracing
  • Full team practice is allowed
  • Guidelines for pick up and drop off, including health screening
  • All equipment will be disinfected prior to practice; Only coach handles equipment
  • Individual equipment for each player (water bottle, bib, ball, etc.)
  • Physical distance maintained between players, with limited exceptions for training purposes
  • No competitions or tournaments
  • All participants are recommended to wear new or clean PPE upon arrival, departure and when not physically active during activities
  • Players must adhere US Soccer’s Health and Hygiene recommendations and remain home when ill
  • Parents should communicate any possible exposures to the club

Phase 3 - Full Team Competition

  • Staggered start times to minimize traffic flow and crowding
  • Team Snap Check In; attendance will be maintained for contact tracing
  • Full team practice and competition with other teams is allowed
  • Guidelines for pick up and drop off, including health screening
  • All equipment will be disinfected prior to practice or play; Only coach handles equipment
  • Individual equipment for each player, when possible (water bottle, bib, etc.)
  • All participants and spectators are recommended to wear new or clean PPE upon arrival, departure and when not physically active during activities
  • Players must adhere to US Soccer’s Health and Hygiene recommendations and remain home when ill
  • Parents should communicate any possible exposures to the club

Phase 4 - No restrictions