GAMEDAY PREPARATIONS

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GAMEDAY GUIDELINES

Unless otherwise notified, the following guidelines will hold true for all games:

HOME UNIFORM:    BLUE JERSEY / WHITE SHORTS / BLUE SOCKS

AWAY UNIFORM:    WHITE JERSEY / BLUE SHORTS / WHITE SOCKS

GAME ARRIVAL:      45 MINUTES PRIOR TO KICK-OFF. 

If you will be late, you must notify Coach Mark, Coach Shae, or one of the Team Managers.  (Please refer to the Team Directory for contact information.)

 


 

TRAINING & GAMEDAY PREPARATION

PRE-TRAINING & PRE-GAME MEALS & SNACKS

Always avoid a heavy meal right before any team activity, especially anything fried, fast foods, and dairy products.  Lean meats, eggs, high protein nutrition bars, oatmeal, fresh fruit, nuts, and seeds are ideal.  You should carbo-load the night before an event with meals like pasta in tomato sauce.

Please consult with Coach Shae concerning any injury, uncommon muscle soreness, or pain, regardless of how minor you may deem it.

HYDRATION

Drink as much water as you can comfortably consume (but no more, do not force it) in the 24-hour period leading up to an event.  Once you have consumed the larger portions of water, consistently sip water up to and throughout the event.  Hydration actually must take place in the days leading up to an event.  It takes water 24 hours to have its desired effect on the body.  If you try to rehydrate during training or a game, it is too late.  Hydration is also critical to combating muscle cramps and the effects of heat.  However, hydration is just as important in cool and overcast conditions as it is on hot, humid days.  

POST-EVENT TREATMENT

Continue to sip water.  If desired, consume a sports drink with electrolytes or a frozen nutritional drink from a place like Smoothie King.  Eat small portions of some of the pre-event snacks mentioned above before eating a full meal again.