Sprint Select - Recruiting Guidelines
These guidelines help coaches understand what they can - or should - do for the recruiting of players to join their team for the Spring Select season.
Throughout these guidelines, a reference to the coach taking action means the person managing the team whether this is the Team Manager or the coach. It is the person communicating with the players' parents regarding commitments and decisions. And, this person is not always the coach.
Visit the Spring Area Q Select versus Section 11 Spring Extra web page (click on the link) for an explanation of what Spring Select is and the differences between the program before reading these guidelines.
We have provided these guidelines to you (the coach) to inform you of the proper way of handling the recruiting of players for Spring Select.
The focus of AYSO is on the player. Therefore, Region 213 has established these guidelines to let parents and coaches know the players, ultimately, have "rights" where coaches have "recommendations." They are:
There are lots of problems, traps and issues where a coach might get into trouble if they are not considerate of other coaches in the gender/age/division in which they participate. These guidelines, therefore, set out a way for coaches to best work together for the benefit of the players, the teams and the Region.