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U4 U5 U6 Coach Guidelines


**Shin guards are mandatory and are worn UNDER the socks**

**jewelry is not permitted**


Schedule:


U4/5

30 minute practice

5 minute transition

10 minute game

Healthy Snack at end of session


U6

30 minute practice

5 minute transition

2 - 10 minute halves (20 min game) with 5 minute half time

Healthy Snack at end of session




U4/5

U6

Duration of Game

10 min

2-10 min

Half time

n/a

5 min

# of players

3 (no goalie)

4 (includes goalie)

Coach on field

Yes

Yes

referee

Coaches

Coaches

linesmen

No

No

Size of soccer ball

3

3

Throw ins

Unlimited

Unlimited

Playing time for players

Equal

Equal

Maximum goals per player/game

n/a

3

Mandatory play all positions

n/a

Yes

Free kicks

n/a

indirect

Free kicks and opponents

n/a

5 meters out

Goal kick and opponents

n/a

5 meters out

Game score

n/a

Not kept

Offside called

n/a

No

Team snack

Yes at end of session

Yes at end of session



Soccer fields will be lined as recommended by BC Soccer