WEST SIDE ALLIANCE S.C.
PLAYER/PARENT COMMITMENT CONTRACT 2015-2016
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The undersigned parent and player fully understand and agree to the following:
- Selection to a WSA soccer team comes with high expectations. WSA players are expected to invest and commit their efforts toward improvement as a soccer player, teammate, and person at standards of a highly competitive athlete and highly motivated person.
- Selection to the team and playing time are not guaranteed. Players will be evaluated by the WSA coaching staff using highly competitive standards in the areas of fitness, physical ability, tactical understanding, technical ability, mental competitiveness, leadership, and attitude.
- Selection to a WSA team carries with it the obligation to remain on the team the entire year unless granted a release by your WSA coach. It is understood that WSA players are expected to give WSA coaches the courtesy of notifying them if they are being recruited or pursued by other teams or if they are considering leaving our club to play for another club.
- Being released from the WSA team does not constitute a release of the parent/player from past, current or future financial obligation to the WSA team/club. A release from financial commitment and obligation is with sole approval of the WSA Board of Directors.
- Parents and /or players are required to maintain current financial standings with WSA and their respective teams. Failure to maintain current financial standings will begin with discussion of this delinquency with parent/player up to suspension/dismissal from the team/club. Unforeseen and unpredictable circumstances are understood to arise and will be taken into consideration by the WSA Board of Directors.
- WSA players/parents are committed to full participation in team activities including leagues, tournaments and other team events that are set forth by WSA coaches throughout the year. Players are expected to responsibly forecast their schedule and communicate with their team coach about issues that prevent them from full participation. It is understood that a player’s inability to participate in a team/club event does NOT excuse that player from financial obligation to that event.
- WSA parents understand that the majority of the club’s labor force is volunteer based. Parents and players understand that the club operates on the premise of player and parent participation in the WSA program activities INLCUDING but not limited to WSA CUP, WSA Roundrobin, concession duties, club fundraisers, field maintenance, etc. Participation in all these events is mandatory.
- WSA is a club competing ultimately for a state championship as well as being highly competitive at the regional and national levels. WSA will require of players the hard work, dedication, sacrifice, and devotion that always accompanies the pursuit of a lofty goal. Players are expected to train and prepare at such a level.
- Players and parents trust that WSA coaches will do what is necessary and in the best interest of the team in preparing the team for the field of play and creating a memorable and lifelong learning experience for the player. WSA coaching staff will make decisions regarding training, style and method of play, match day line-ups, match day tactical adjustments, team discipline, and team planning.
- Parents and players will represent WSA at all events with the highest level of SPORTSMANSHIP AND CONDUCT. WSA embraces the idea that parent example of conduct, behavior, and healthy choices is considered important in role modeling for our youth. Parents are expected to accept the responsibility of role model as important and significant in the atmosphere we create for our kids. Players are expected to prioritize sportsmanship.
Finally it is understood that WSA expects players to maintain a high level of commitment not only in the soccer arena but in the classroom and within the community as well. WSA strives to produce good soccer players and good people. WSA expects every player to participate in an annual Community Action Program (CAP) project.
This contract is binding for the entire 2015-16 OSA competitive soccer year from May 31, 2015 until June 1, 2016 or the first day of tryouts as set by OSA. WSA coaches have committed to taking players on the team only under the terms of this contract. If the contract is broken by a WSA player or parent, WSA coaches reserve the right under the rules of team discipline, set forth by OSA Standing Resolutions, to release the player.
The undersigned have read and understand the terms of the contract.
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