In-Season Checklist Outline

  • Schedule

    • League schedules will typically be released 2 weeks prior to the start of the season. We ask that our team managers input all game related information in LeagueApps as soon as possible.

  • Weekly Team Email

    • Input game score/result from the weekend on the league website by league deadline
    • Communicate to parents any important information or changes to the schedule
    • Connect with opposing team coach or team manager via email or phone
    • For home games send Visiting Team Guide & ​confirm details
    • Parents or players must to mark availability for each practice and for games
    • Encourage players to be on time, 15 minutes prior to practices and 45 minutes prior to games
    • Ask for parent volunteers for field set up for home games
    • Ask for parent volunteers for halftime snack (younger teams)
    • Ask for parent volunteers for potential car pooling for away games
    • Remind parents/players to bring BOTH colors of shirts to games. White is typical for home and black for away but can be dependent on what color the opposition shows up in.

  • Game Day

    Things to have at the game: Rosters (or Player Cards depending on the league requirements), Medical Forms, and First Aid Kit

    • All teams playing must have copies of their Roster or player cards on hand at games. Managers will need to print the roster sheet to give to the referees on game day. Rosters can be printed on GotSport. If you need assistance, please email Allison.rubnitz@gothamgirls.org.
    • Please be sure to have all of your players’ medical waivers on hand in case of an emergency
    • Bring First Aid kit to have on site
  • Field Set Up & Breakdown

    • If your team is the first team scheduled for a game on a given field, you will need to get the corner flags and any other game related equipment from our GGFC bin at Pier 40. Please contact your coach for the bin code.
    • Teams playing the last game are responsible for returning the flags and any other equipped used. The combination to the lockers will be given to you at the start of the season. The container must always be locked.

  • Weekly Tasks

    • Input score
    • Confirm that your last game score has been reported to your league and GGFC by your league’s deadline
    • Contact the opponent to confirm the game (done by Wednesday prior to the game on Sunday). Confirm the following: jersey color, field surface type, directions, nearest bathroom facilities, benches at the field, etc.
    • Report score to WYSL - direct link here

  • Communication

    • Communicate week's schedule to team including practices, games and driving directions
    • Confirm game/practices on GGFC schedule online and in LeagueApps
    • Connect with your team’s coach via email or telephone. Confirm that she/he does not have a conflict for the next weekend (they must contact DOC early in the week if they do) as well as confirm a call time for the team the following weekend