The WI United FC (WIUFC) is committed to providing players a fun, positive, and secure environment in which to learn and enjoy the game of soccer. We do not tolerate bullying at any practice, game or other WIUFC sanctioned event.
All members of the WI United FC coaching staff are to see themselves as role models and ambassadors for the Club. We ask that our coaches be aware of how they represent themselves, their team, and WI United FC.
Coach Right to Refuse
WI United FC reserves the right to refuse any coaches for any reason, except for reasons of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance programs.
Coach Right to Terminate
The Club reserves the right to remove any volunteer coach or paid coach for any reason at any time. Additional action may be required if necessary, including banning coaches from attending games as spectators and removing any future coaching rights.
Coach Sideline Behavior Policy
WI United FC has a zero-tolerance policy regarding aggressive coach sideline behavior. Excessive coaching is strongly discouraged and only positive reinforcement should be provided to our players by coaches and sideline spectators.
WI United FC recognizes the potential danger and long-term health consequences of this often difficult to diagnose form of traumatic brain injury. The policy is intended to provide easy-to-understand guidelines related to players who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of having a concussion.
Conflict Resolution Policy
WI United FC encourages our members to take a 24-hour “cool down” period before addressing a conflict that may have occurred. Complaints and concerns regarding your soccer experience should be directed according to the following guidelines.
WI United FC has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco products at any youth-related WIUFC event. A youth-related event is described as any event with youth present under 21 years of age. We are a drug free organization at all times if youth under the age of 21 are present. For clarity, read the following guidelines:
WI United FC shall not be liable or responsible for refunds for failure, cancellation, suspension, postponement, delay, or shortening in services resulting from a Force Majeure Event, inclusive of causes beyond it’s reasonable control, including, but not limited to: acts of God; field closures; labor disputes; equipment failure; war; terrorism; riot; acts of civil or military authorities; epidemics; floods; fires; unusual severe weather conditions; accidents; or other contingencies the non-occurrence of which was a basic assumption on which the registration was made.
Guest Playing Outside the Club
Players in the WI United FC, must ask for permission from the appropriate director of coaching to participate in outside events with other clubs. The technical staff wants to make sure players are getting enough rest and are fulfilling the training to game ratio that has been set forth in the beginning of each year.
Hot Weather Policy
The risk of heat related illness from vigorous sports activity increases with the temperature. The body generates heat which cannot be dissipated readily when the ambient temperature exceeds 85 degrees F, depending upon the humidity. Hot weather is considered at any point where the Heat Index reaches or exceeds 90. Coaches should follow the following procedures based on conditions:
Make Up Practice and Game Policy
Sessions/games/practices may be required to be played on non-traditional days, including Sundays, weekdays, and doubleheaders. Game and practice schedules may be changed throughout the season due to, but not limited to, teams folding, bye weeks, quality of fields, lack of fields, flighting issues, weather problems, and other instances that may be out of our control.
Media Release Policy
WI United FC reserves the right to use photographs, video, voice, and likeness of players, parents, coaches, and referees participating in our programming without compensation. The media obtained by WIUFC may be used on our website, social media, publications, and etc. By participating in United Youth Soccer, members agree to the following statement:
Movement Between Teams
WI United FC finds it very important to make sure all players are playing at the correct level and being challenged just enough to help their development. Sometimes the coaching staff will find the best option to be moving a player to a new environment.
No Pet Policy
For the safety of WIUFC players and families, dogs are not are permitted on the premises of any WIUFC practice, game or event, even if dogs are permitted at that facility, park or field.
WI United FC does not discriminate against its members, players, coaches, parents, referees on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance programs.
Parents Code of Conduct
Youth soccer is for the players. All parents associated with the WI United FC are invited to share in the pleasure of watching their children participate in the world’s most popular sport, so long as their behavior does not distract the players and officials from the free flow of play which is the trademark of the sport.
Player Failure to Place Policy
Registration of your child with WI United FC does not guarantee a place in the Club’s Programs. As we do our best to give as many players the ability to play as possible, there may be instances where your child will be turned away.
Player Pick Up Policy
WI United FC paid coaches are required and our volunteer coaches are requested to stay at the field until the last player is picked up. This policy applies to players from age 4 through age 18, and is designed to ensure your child’s safety.
Player Right to Refuse Policy
WI United FC reserves the right to refuse participation for any reason, except for reasons of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance programs.
Release of Information Policy
It is the WI United FC’s policy to not release any information regarding any participants participation within Club structured programming, including, but not limited to team name, practice date, practice time, practice location, game date, game time, game location, coach name, coach contact information, or any other information pertaining to the player’s participation in WI United FC.
Solicitations, Promotions, and Distribution of Materials Policy
Any solicitations, promotions, distributions of written or other materials or any other advertisement not previously approved by the WI United FC is strictly prohibited at practices, games, or other activities sponsored by the club.
Unable to Meet Market Expectrations
Due to extreme and rare conditions, such as weather, field availability, lack of space or other instances out of our control, WI United FC is not responsible for failure to meet expectations set forth on the Club’s website.
WI United FC Club’s official apparel and equipment sponsor is adidas. This relationship is critical to the success of both on and off-site programming. As such, all uniforms, training gear, cold weather gear, bags and training should be adidas branded.
Winter Weather Policy
Players are more susceptible to injuries during cold weather, particularly from pulled or torn muscles. Players should be encouraged to wear appropriate clothing to aid body heat retention yet afford adequate movement without creating a safety hazard.