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Div D Coaches Information

D Division Coaches Information

Revised 2017

Division Director Contact

D Division Director email is: D_Division@HamiltonGirlsSoccer.com

Player Ages

D Division is for players in the U7 and U8 age category.

Coaching Education and Requirements

Volunteer recreation coaches are required to attend the preseason meetings held by the Hamilton Girls Soccer Club.  Volunteer coaches are required to fill out a NJYS KidSafe and Volunteer Coaching Information Form in order to coach in the recreation program. They must also watch the CDC Concussion Course video (every 2 years) and obtain a certificate and be fingerprinted and background checked every three years.


Concussion Information
Information For Parent and Student Athletes -- CLICK HERE for details
Concussion Information For Coaches -- CLICK HERE for details


Game Location
All games will be held at Grice Middle School on the D Division fields. Please click the "Fields" tab for field directions and locations.


Training Location
All division-wide training will be held on Sundays for 30 minutes before each team's scheduled game time. Training will consist of group practices led by by professional trainers.

Practice Location
Practice days, times and locations are up to the volunteer coach. You may use the permit HGSC has for the Grice Middle School Fields. We have permits for 3 fields Monday thru Friday from 4pm to dusk. 



Game Play
Games are played on Sundays and are two 20 minutes halves in length and are played in a 4v4 format without goalkeepers. 
See the complete Laws of the game for Division D here



Uniforms
At the start of the season each team will be given team uniforms by Score that include a colored shirt and socks. Players should wear black shorts for game days.


Inclement weather procedure
In case of bad weather player parents will be emailed with any cancellation details. Check the league Facebook page as well. During games, the referee has complete control of any suspension or canceling of games.


Substitutions and Playing Time Requirements
Half of each game is the mandated playing minimum per player, as long as the player has upheld his or her half of the player/parent Code of Conduct. It is recommended that whenever possible all players should play three-fourths of each game, unless the player is unwilling or unable.


Goalkeeper Playing Time
None. There are no goalkeepers in this division.