Coronado FC works collaboratively with the City of Coronado, parents, coaches, and staff to create a safe environment for all. We continuously monitor city, county, state and national instruction to ensure a safe and healthy environment for soccer play during Covid 19.If, as a parent you are not comfortable with your child participating, we recommend you keep your child home. All players must be responsible to adhere to, and respect the social distancing requirements and contact guidelines that are put in place by the Club and coaching staff as necessary.

Best Practices

Stay Informed
  • Reference for best practice on protecting yourself and others
  • Reference coronadoyouthsoccerleague  for up-to-date policies and procedures
Daily Screenings
  • Regularly screen all household members for symptoms
  • Stay home if you don’t feel well
  • If you aren’t sure, stay home
Practice Extensive Hygiene
  • Wash and sanitizing hands frequently
  • Follow CDC guidelines for stopping the spread
  • Sanitize high touch surfaces frequently
  • Avoid any physical contact with people outside your household
  • Avoid spitting
  • Cover cough with your elbow, shoulder or a tissue
  • Do not share water, food or equipment
Observe Social Distancing
  • Avoid carpooling
  • Report directly to and from your car and designated waiting zone
  • Stick to designated waiting zones before and after practice
  • Work within your individual training zone at practice
  • Do not linger, congregate or socialize on the fields before or after practice
  • No high fives, fist bumps, hugs, or physical contact with other players/coaches/parents
  • Maintain a minimum of 6 feet distance at all times
  • Club to communicate important guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Players to communicate honestly with parents and coaches if you feel ill
  • Parents communicate presumed or confirmed cases to the club immediately
  • Show respect for families who choose to refrain from attending practice
Requirements to Train

Minimum Requirement to Attend Practice

  • Parents MUST administer the Covid-19 symptom screening survey and check temperature at home before each practice (survey below)
  • Stay home if you feel sick or have a fever of >100.4F
  • Stay home if members of your household feel sick
  • Clean and sanitize your soccer ball, water bottle, cleats, and clothing before and after training
  • Avoid carpooling if possible
  • Observe social distancing on the sidelines and when walking to and from the field

Step 1 – Temperature check

  • Must be less than 100.4F to proceed to training

Step 2 – Symptom Survey

  • In the past 24 hours have you experiences any of the following symptoms:
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Sore Throat
  • Muscle or Body Aches
  • Headaches
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
Responsibilities of Each Party


  • Distribute and post Return to Play protocols.
  • Have an effective communication plan in place.
  • Be sensitive and accommodating to parents who may be uncomfortable with returning to play at this time.
  • Have an action plan in place, in case of a positive test result.
  • Train and educate all staff on protocols and requirements, including state and local regulations, CDC recommendations and other necessary safety information.
  • Provide adequate field space for social distancing.
  • Provide hand sanitizing stations and waste receptacles at fields for individual participant use.
  • Ensure appropriate waste receptacles at fields.


  • Follow all Return to Play protocols
  • Inquire how the athletes are feeling. Send home anyone you believe looks ill.
  • Ensure all athletes have their own individual equipment (ball, water, bag, etc.)
  • Ensure coach is the only person to handle equipment (cones, disk, etc); do not enlist parental or attendee assistance.
  • Ensure drills provide for adequate social distancing.
  • Coaches should always maintain social distance requirements from players.
  • The use of a scrimmage vest, bibs or pennies is not recommended at this time.
  • Respect player, parents and families by accommodating those that may not be comfortable with returning.


  • If you are not comfortable with returning to play – DON’T. You are the only one who will decide when your child returns to play.
  • Check your child’s temperature before activities with others.
  • Consider not carpooling or very limited carpooling.
  • Ensure child’s clothing is washed after every training.
  • Ensure all equipment (cleats, ball, shin guards etc.) are sanitized before and after every training.
  • Notify your club immediately if your child becomes ill.
  • Do not assist your coach with equipment before or after training.
  • Supply your child with sanitizing products at every training.
  • Adhere to social distance requirements, stay in car.
  • Ensure your player has plenty of water


  • Adhere to return to play protocols
  • Wash hands thoroughly before and after training.
  • Bring, and use, hand sanitizer with you at every training.
  • Wear a mask before and immediately after all training.
  • Don’t touch or share anyone else’s equipment, water, food or bags.
  • Respect and practice social distancing.
  • Place bags and equipment at least 6 feet apart.
  • Wash and sanitize all equipment before and after every training.
  • No group celebrations, high fives, hugs, handshakes, fist-bumps, etc.