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PASC Travel Clinic

Travel Skills Clinic – Summer 2020

Monday, July 20–Thursday, July 23
Charlestown Park
$150

8–11 am: Birth Year 2005-2009
5:30–8:30 pm: Birth Year 2010-2012

This clinic is designed for PASC travel players or players interested in PASC travel soccer in Fall 2020. The content of the camp will focus on technical development, functional fitness, and skill refinement. The camp will aid players in sharpening up and getting fit leading into the upcoming soccer season. If your player is not a travel soccer player but you are interested in participating, please email Ryan Gottier, PASC Director of Coaching ([email protected]) prior to registering. Spaces are limited.

Typical schedule
  • 20 min: Technical Warm-up
  • 20 min: Fitness/Injury Prevention #1
  • 40 min: Technical Topic #1
  • 10 min: Snack/Water Break
  • 40 min: Technical Topic #
  • 10 min: Fitness/Injury Prevention #2
  • 40 min: Technical Topic #3
Topics include: 1v1 moves, passing, receiving, turns, dribbling at speed, crossing, ball striking, finishing.

Activities include: Group passing progressions, fitness exercises, tactical exercises

Safeguards
  • No contact during training. Players should avoid all physical contact with each other, including celebrations, handshakes, high-fives, etc.
  • Individual technical training in a group setting.
  • All training sessions will take place outdoors.
  • No goalkeeping activities (goalkeepers will train as field players).
  • No heading. No use of hands.
  • Within this phase, the team may do individual exercises (one player, one ball), group exercises (passing progressions with a partner or within the group), fitness exercises, or team tactical exercises.
  • Players must bring their own ball, water bottle, and training apparel — no shared pinnies/bibs. (We will have a limited number of soccer balls on hand in case one is forgotten.)
  • Note: Passing drills will require players use shared soccer balls. Players may contact another individual’s soccer ball with their feet but should not contact it with their hands or head.
  • Players are also encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer.
  • Training groups will remain the same throughout the week (one coach to approximately 10 players). Each team/group will be assigned a designated field, field section, arrival time, and departure time.
  • Maximum of two training groups per field (each on its own half).
  • Staggered arrivals and departures. (For example, Group 1 arrives at 7:50 am, departs at 11 am; Group 2 arrives at 8 am, departs at 11:10 am; Group 3 arrives at 8:10 am, departs at 11:20 am; etc.)
  • We will have designated drop-off and pick-up areas to minimize crowding. Arrival and pick-up instructions will be provided prior to the camp start.
  • Only coaches, players, and staff allowed on facility premises (no parents/spectators, please).
  • We will designate individual equipment and water break zones.
  • PASC coaches will wear masks during soccer activities, but may temporarily remove them when giving directions to players while maintaining a six-foot distance from players.
  • Athletes are not required to wear face coverings while actively engaged in workouts and competition that prevent the wearing of face coverings. Players must have face masks on hand while attending training and games.
  • Only coaches may touch and remove training cones/equipment.
  • Club equipment, including balls and cones, will be disinfected between sessions.
  • We will have hand sanitizer and wipes on hand throughout the week (though we encourage players to bring their own).
  • We will not have porta-potties on site. We plan to use the PMYC restroom facilities as necessary.
Safety protocol
  • Prior to attending any PASC event, players and coaches must confirm that they have/are not:
     - Had any close contact with a sick individual or anyone with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
     - Had a documented case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
     - Been on a commercial flight or traveled outside the US in the last 14 days.
     - Currently demonstrating or suffering from any ill symptoms.
  • Prior to attending any training event, every player and coach must check his/her temperature at home and refrain from participation if he or she has a temperature above 100º or has any other symptoms of COVID-19 (see below).
  • We will require every player and coach to take his/her temperature and post a daily check-in on a shared document. Failure to do so will result in not participating in the day's activities.
  • If a player displays COVID-19 symptoms before or during training, he/she will not be permitted to participate in training, will be sent home, and should be tested for COVID-19.
     - If the test result is negative, the player can return to play after three days of no symptoms.
     - If the test result is positive, the player can return after three days of no symptoms or fever (but no sooner than 10 days from the onset of symptoms).
  • If a player participating in sporting activities has a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher, they will be sent home.
  • Players/families in a sick individual's group who has not tested positive for COVID-19 will be made aware that a player in their group was showing signs of illness.
     - If no COVID symptoms are displayed, we will state that to the group, maintain contact with the family, and communicate relevant info the group.
     - If COVID symptoms are displayed, families in the sick individual's group will be notified of such and that we are awaiting COVID test results.
  • All participating clinic players will be made aware if any player or coach tests positive for COVID-19 during the course of the clinic.
  • Players/Families in a group with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 will be required to self-quarantine and not participate in soccer group activities for 14 days after the last exposure.
  • In the event of an on-field injury, staff may assess and facilitate management of the injured individual in accordance with proper first aid management. Anyone attending to an injured player will wear a mask and gloves. Family members may be called to the field to assist or remove their player from the session, but other players should maintain proper social distance.
  • Per the PA Department of Health, if you have traveled, or plan to travel, to an area where there are high amounts of COVID-19 cases, it is recommended that you stay at home for 14 days upon return to Pennsylvania. If you travel to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, you will need to quarantine for 14 days upon return.
  • Players and coaches should thoroughly wash/disinfect their hands prior to and immediately after every training session.
  • In the event of thunder/lightning, severe rain, or inclement weather, we will shelter in the Charlestown Park pavilions. We will send communication if the session is canceled due to the weather and parents will need to come pick up players as soon as possible.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
  • Fever (100.4°F or higher) or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
If you experience:
  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face ...
... seek emergency medical attention immediately by calling 911 or calling ahead to your local emergency facility. Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

No refunds will be issued for players or groups who miss clinic activities due to illness.

Read more about PASC's safety policies.

Contact Adam Charnley with questions regarding PASC's safety and mitigation policies.
Email [email protected] or call 484-857-7272
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