Conditions For Players At Training

This information has been developed to ensure that Diamond Valley United Soccer Club is able to comply with the conditions for Return To Training including the current set of COVID-19 protocols as specified by the State Government, Victorian Sport & Recreation Department, Football Victoria and The City of Banyule.

The club will enforce the current conditions of the Return To Training process, and will do everything possible to ensure that each condition is met.

The DVUSC Committee reserves the right to take disciplinary action against anyone involved or attending DVSUC activities if a breach of condition occurs.

Arriving at and departing from training venues

General Hygiene Protocols

  • Wash your hands with hand sanitiser immediately before and after training and during scheduled breaks in training
  • Do not spit at any time
  • Do not share drink bottles and clearly label your own bottle
  • Take your training bib or any other items worn/used during training, home to wash individually
  • Carry hand sanitiser in order to enable good personal hygiene
  • Cover mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze and place tissues directly in bins
  • Avoid the use of public toilets, however if necessary, ensure hands are washed thoroughly
  • Do not share pens or clip boards
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
  • Shower at home before and after training
  • Ensure not more than 1 person per toilet facility at any one time

General Training Protocols

  • You must not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to training commencing
  • You must not congregate at the entry point
  • You must arrive prepared to train – changing rooms will not be in use
  • You must bring your own drink bottles clearly labelled. No sharing of drink bottles is permitted
  • You must follow the hygiene protocols in this document – regular breaks will to be provided for the purpose of rehydrating and hand sanitising
  • Physical distancing of 1.5 metres must be maintained
  • No more than 1 person per 4m2
  • No heading of the ball can take place during training
  • Activity must be non-contact eg no tackling, no heading, no handshakes, high fives or similar
  • Handling of equipment must be minimized eg no throw in’s
  • Sharing of equipment must be minimised
  • No use of shared equipment that touches the head or face or cannot be effectively cleaned i.e. soft materials or clothing
  • You must provide your details including full name, FFA number, phone number, date and time of attendance, and confirmation whether you have downloaded COVIDSafe, to the coach/club official for the purposes of contact tracing. If training bibs are used, you will be allocated a bib and you must take it home and wash it
  • You must leave the venue immediately once training has concluded – no social activity is to occur

DVUSC Arrival and Departure Instructions For Players

  • You must follow the instructions as indicated within this document and any instructions/signage at the ground – See Arriving At And Departing From Training Venues
  • You must arrive, train and depart without breaking the 1.5m social distancing rule

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