Gameplay Rules 
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Welcome to the Coaches Corner 

About Coaching

Committment & Expectations 

As a parent-run, 5013C Corporation, we are always looking for volunteer help!  If you would like to pitch in and coach, please take a quick read through the following information and fill out the form below. 

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Coaching Guidelines 

Common sense approach to youth enjoyment

Become a CityKids Coach

Coaches Application
Please fill out and submit this form:


Please provide your general contact information:


Please provide some specific information about you that allows us to conform to certain CORI requirements. For more information on this process and the conditions of submission, please read here:

If you would prefer to complete this process manually, please reach out and we can assist.

** Your data is not shared at any time with anyone. Once approved, your information is immediately deleted and a record of your approval is all that remains so that we have a record of this for future seasons. 



Please take a moment to answer the following questions: 

Have you ever been charged with, convicted of, plead no contest, or guilty to any crime(s) involving or against a minor, or of a sexual nature?
Have you ever been convicted of or plead no contest or guilty to any crime(s)?
Do you have any criminal charges pending against you regarding any crime(s)?
Have you ever been refused participation in any other youth programs and/or listed on any youth organization ineligible list?
Do you have children in the program?


Finally - SO that we can process and assign you correctly.....

Upload File

As a condition of volunteering, i give permission for CItyKids Sports Programs Inc to conduct a background check now and while i continue to be involved with the program. The check may include a review of sexual offender registries, child abuse and criminal history records. 

I understand that, if appointed, my position is conditional upon the program receiving no inappropriate information on my background. I hereby release and agree to hold harmless from liability CitySports Programs Inc, CityKids FC,  the officers, employees and volunteers thereof, or any other person or organization that may provide such information. I also understand that, regardless of previous appointments, City Sports Programsn Inc is not obligated to appoint me to a volunteer position. If appointed, I understand that, prior to the expiration of my term, I am subject to suspension by the President and removal by the Board of Directors for violation of City Sports Programs Inc policies or principles.

Thanks. We will be in touch via email.


Gameplay Rules

FIFA mandate rules with a little bit of "best judgement"

  • 2 X 25  minutes Halves with a 5 minute half-time break.

  • No Off-Sides.

  • No Use of the head or hands.

  • No Set Pieces. (use Coaches Discretion)

  • Throw-Ins are enforced. Feet behind line, Ball thrown from over head.

  • No Parents are allowed to enter the field of play for ANY REASON, unless to attend to an injured child. 

  • If a Coach is confronted with an adversarial situation at any time they must seek out Drew or Mark or David or Lyndsay immediately.

  • No Changing ends at half time.

  • U8 Cohorts will need to keep score.  - Please tell Drew the score at the fields after the games (Text/Email also work). Before notifying Drew, please confirm score with opposite coach so there are no disagreements.


Resources and FAQs

Help and information about the Beautiful game. 
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German tactics sheets VS England in 1966