PGSC: Coaches Page

Wednesday, January 31
Coaches Meeting

Coaches meeting will be held August 1,2018

Time: 7pm

Location: HCMS classroom (located near the back parking lot.

Risk Management
All participants of NCYSA Soccer Associations, whether coach, assistant coach, substitute coach, staff coach, team manager, referee, Club officers employed or serving as a volunteer of an Association must complete a Risk Managment Assessment and be approved by NCYSA. 

For further information about completing a Risk Management Application please contact Liz Reutlinger at

Tips for completing the Risk Management Application

  • Association- Piney Green Soccer Club
  • Season- check off Fall and Spring
  • Position- Coach or Assistant Coach (NCYSA does not issue Rec Cards for Team Managers)
  • Coed Teams and all Micro teams should be marked "M" for Males.
  • Camsl Coaches- Please mark off "M" and "F" 

PGSC will pay for two individuals to be risk managed per team.  If you would like additional people risk managed, there is a $10 fee that must be paid before the application will be processed. 






Thursday, September 14
Score Submission Info

Coaches please report your game scores by Mondays.

Setting up to report:

1) Go to the CAMSL( or

for the REC  (

2) click on the "Login" (top right hand corner)

3) Click "I don't know my password login information" or "I forgot my password"

4) Type in the email address you provided and the system will send you your login information. You can use your USERID or primary email address to login.

  Steps for submitting scores:

1) Login

2) Go to "Schedules"

3) Click on the "S" in the pink circle. It will open a new window.

4) Click on the box where your game is. It will turn pink

5) Enter the score in and click "save" Scores should only reflect a 7 goal differential.


If you have any difficulty, please email Crystal and she will help you through it.  

Friday, August 18
USS Heat Guidelines
Heat Index Guidelines

Heat Guide

Friday, August 12

August 29, 2016

Greetings All,

Since the last email on heading was sent to you, NCYSA received a number of emails and calls on the issue. The policy presented last week was based entirely on that which was presented by the U S Soccer Federation. Just as many of you have done, so to have many others contacted the Federation voicing their concerns. NCYSA spoke with the Federation late Friday afternoon and shared with them the many calls and emails from our members. It has been shared with NCYSA recently and again on Friday that the Federation is already looking at implementing a policy change that reads….NO HEADING for all small sided play (12U and younger). To address the major concern from you regarding 12U teams playing 11U teams and younger (which called for no heading for the 11U team and heading allowed for the 12U team), a Special Called Meeting of the NCYSA Executive Board took place over the weekend to address a change in our policy. The EXBD agreed that NCYSA should make a revision and voted to do so. That said, the policy for NCYSA regarding heading will be as follows. This supersedes all other emails on this subject. NO HEADING is allowed in any small sided match (12U and younger). In matches for 13U and older, the roster/team could include 12U and younger players. A 12U player on the 13U roster/team, may head the ball. For the player 11U or younger playing on a 13U team or older, if heading occurs by a player 11U and younger, the referee will not stop play and issue an indirect free kick. It would be very difficult for a referee to be able during the run of play to determine if a player that heads the ball is 11U or younger or 12U and older. As stated by the Federation, it will be the coach and parent’s responsibility to “police” a child 11U and younger on heading in a 13U and older match. THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE:

 If you have additional questions, let us know.

Keith Price President / North Carolina Youth Soccer Chairman / NCYSA Risk Management

Header Policy

New Lightning and Thunder Protocol

After reviewing information from the National Lightning Safety Institute, NCYSA has adopted a new protocol for lightning safety which will go into effect immediately (October15, 2014).

No more counting to determine whether to halt play. The new protocol goes like this:


  • If you see lightning, clear the field.  If you hear thunder, clear the field.
  • Play will be halted for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  • If no lightning is spotted during the 30minutes and/or no thunder is heard during the 30 minutes, play will resume.
  • If lightning is seen and/or thunder is heard during the 30 minute period, the clock starts over.
  • No play will resume until a minimum of 30 minutes passes with no thunder and/or no lightning.


The North Carolina Soccer Referee Association is in full support of this new NCYSAprotocol. ALL NCSRA referees are being notified of this new protocol and are being instructed to impose the new protocol effective immediately.

Thunder and lightning is extremely unpredictable. The threat is too dangerous and it just isn’t worth taking the chance.


Coaching Education

NCYSA offers coaching courses through North Carolina.

For a current listing of courses offered go to . 


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