COACH LINKS

One of my players or coaches was sent off - what do I do?​

AT THE TIME OF EJECTION  Per CalNorth Official Send Off Procedure

Surrender the player or coach card to the referee of the player or coach who has been (double yellow or red) carded.
  • If a player is sent off, then the referee shall note the player's name, jersey number, Cal North identification number on the game card. (The alphanumeric Player ID number is noted on the player pass.)

  • If a team official is dismissed, then the referee shall note the team official name and registration number Cal North identification number on the game card. (The Staff ID number is noted on the coach pass.)


DURING REMAINDER OF THE GAME  Per CalNorth Disciplinary Rulings 4:05:07

  • Any player ejected (sent off) from a game shall remain on the sidelines with his or her team and not leave the area without the permission of a team official.

  • Any team official ejected (sent off) from a game shall leave the vicinity of the field of play and the area in which the game is being played. In the event that a team official is ejected (sent off) and there is no other team official properly registered to that team present, the game shall be terminated.


AFTER THE GAME  


> Complete online Game Report.
In the comment section, describe incident and check the "Needs Immediate Attention" box.


> Serve terms of suspension.
  • Per CalNorth Per CalNorth Disciplinary Rulings 4:05:02 :
    When sent off the field of play and shown the red card for infringement of the "Laws of the Game", players and substitutes shall be disciplined by further games suspension as follows:
    • Serious Foul Play [ min 1-2 games ]
    • Foul and abusive language [ min 1-2 games ]
    • Second cautionable offense after having received a caution [ min 1 game ]
    • Violent conduct [ min 2 games - 1 year ]

  • Per CalNorth Per CalNorth Disciplinary Rulings 4:05:06 :
    Coaches and assistant coaches sent off the field of play for infringement of the "Laws of the Game" shall have two (2) games added to the suspension that would normally be levied against a player for a similar infringement.

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Document proof of suspensions by completing Cal North Suspension/Red Card Sign-off Form


> Return the Suspension/Red Card Sign-Off Form to the Vikings League in order to get the ejected coach or player pass back.
   

REC & CCSL PREP SEND OFF PROCEDURE

[ THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO CCSL COAST/BAY, CRL, NPL OR NORCAL TRAVEL GAMES ]