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Aug, 2020

MSC COVID Safe Guidelines

Macon Soccer Club stakeholders, the following guidelines are adapted from the Georgia Soccer General Health and Safety Operational Protocols. 

These guidelines apply to Coaches/Trainers, Players and Spectators for Select, Academy, and Recreational Teams/Events. 

Guidelines for COACHES/TRAINERS: 

o Ensure the teams and spectators are aware of these regulations

o Must check their temperature and be afebrile (no fever / <100.4) prior to coming to fields o Teams may enter the field of play 45 minutes prior to their game

o Ensure the previous game participants and spectators have vacated

o Equipment used for warmup should not be handled by players or other attendees

o Equipment should be disinfected after use, including the game balls

o Face coverings are strongly encouraged pre, during and post-game

o Face coverings are required anytime when players are within 6 feet

o Follow the referee prompts for pre-game check in and coin toss

o Following the game, coaches and players should vacate the area immediately to minimize cross 


Guidelines for PLAYERS: 

o Any player that has an underlying health condition should discuss with their health care provider 

prior to participation

o Must have temperature checked by their guardian and be afebrile (no fever / <100.4) prior to 

coming to the fields

o Team benches will be removed to encourage social distancing

o Players will line up their bags 6 feet from their teammates’ bags

o There will be no pre- or post-game handshakes

o There will be no sharing of water, food and/or equipment with teammates

o In the event of an injury, any persons involved with the injured player will be masked o Physical contact is discouraged during celebrations and post-game activities

o Maintain a 6-foot distance with the referee 

Guidelines for SPECTATORS: 

o Are permitted to the sidelines once prior game spectators have left the area

o Will not congregate together and will follow social distancing guidelines

o Who are not from the same family, must maintain 6ft social distance while on venue

o Should immediately leave the sideline following the final whistle

o Will stay on the opposite side of the field across from their teams’ side

o Are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings 

General Admission: 


o Temperature checks done prior to coming to complex by families

o No benches on the fields (except spectator bench on field #1)

o Spectator bench on field number #1 available with continued 6-foot social distancing

o No concessions this season

o All Trainers/coaches have a virtual plan ready in case of team quarantine

o Tents will be allowed with social distancing.



PO Box 26483 
Macon, Georgia 31221

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 478-471-6443

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PO Box 26483 
Macon, Georgia 31221

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 478-471-6443

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