Fall 2012 Season
Here are some figures
· Over 2300 games for the spring season
· 97 teams with coaching conflicts X 9 = 873 ÷ 2 =437 games (approximate) (WAGS/WAGS)
· Out of 437 games, there are no direct conflict (ex. Team A plays at 1:00pm and Team B plays at 1:00pm). This is amazing considering the number of games and conflicts as well as field constraints.
· 280 Saturday requests
· 279 Sunday requests
Coaching conflicts was very difficult this season for the reasons listed above. The number of games with a TBD (no field or time) was approximately 50. Approximately another 500 additional games were changed because of coaching conflicts/gaps in fields, and field changes.
When possible, WAGS does not to begin games for the younger age groups (U-12 and under) prior to 12:00pm on Sundays. This has become very difficult because of the coaching conflicts and other requests. Coaches may have conflicts because of the time that the fields open.
If a coach has 1 -3 conflicts, we did our best. If they have 4 or more conflicts, submitted a head coaching conflict request, and (if applicable) attended the Mandatory Coach Meeting to all U-9 Coaches as well as any coach coaching a new team in WAGS) have them contact the league office. As for drive time, we tried to give everyone 1 hour, however, if the coach has a ½ hour drive time, or no drive time, that was the best we could do.
There are no games in WAGS beginning prior to 9:00am on Saturday or Sunday.
Please review the web site regarding State Cup, President’s Cup, ODP, and High School Soccer conflicts.
Reminder: Field requirement: 1 field for every 4/5 WAGS/NCSL teams.
If your teams do not have an even number of home games (4-6 depending on number of teams within the division), please contact your club rep. The club may have not provided sufficient field space.