Coaches Corner

Below you will find useful information for coach's.

Background Checks

Please follow the link here for mandatory background check requirements

Youth League Rules

It is the coach's responsibility to know all rules pertaining to FCWL. Please download a copy here (updated 12-2-2018)

Adult League Rules

Please download a copy here (updated 1/8/2019)

3v3 Rules

Please download a copy of the latest 3v3 rules here (updated 1-18-2018)

Please use this template for your 3v3 tournaments. You can view it here

Scoreboard Operations Instructions

  • Ohara (Tip: Make sure code is set to 103 or board will not light)
  • DMS
  • Shady Side Academy

  • Substitution and Score Sheets

  • Generic Player Substitution Chart
  • Youth Coaches 8-1/2 x 11 Score Sheet (Excel)
  • Youth Coaches 8-1/2 x 11 Score Sheet (pdf)
  • Adult League 8.5 x 14 Score Sheet (Excel)

  • Player Rating Guidline Chart

  • 0- Rare player can score at will and does so virtually every game
  • 1- Very good scorer scores high point almost weekly
  • 2- Very good defender but doesn't score a whole lot. Does a lot well
  • 3 - Avg. Winter League player. Scores low points per game. Generally understands the plays, etc and is a good part of the team. Knows their role!!
  • 4 - Below avg. May think their role is different than it really is
  • 5 - Lacks basic fundementals

  • Playoff & 3v3 Seeding Method

  • 1 - Overall record
  • 2 - Head to head (only compare head to head if all tied teams played each other)
  • 3 - Head to head point differential
  • 4 - Least points allowed
  • 5 - Coin flip

  • Clock Stoppage Quick Overview

  • Timeouts
  • Substitutions
  • Injuries
  • Shooting Fouls
  • All whistles last 30 seconds of the quarter or overtime for youth leagues
  • Adult Leagues last 30 seconds of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, last 1:00 of the 4th quarter, and OT

  • Links for drills

  • Youth Drills
  • Video Clips