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Field Manager’s will be required at every location of KCMGLA youth games scheduled.  The purpose is to represent the KCMGLA in all areas of concern and follow the US Lacrosse and Positive Coaching Alliance principles of Honoring the Game (see link) and sportsmanship.  The Field Manager’s duties include:

  • Identify and introduce yourself as GAME FIELD MANAGER to coaches and umpires
  • Arrive at the field 45 minutes prior the first scheduled game to setup the field
  • Ensure gates and bathrooms are open @ BVN. (If not open, contact Weekend Custodian @ 816-769-0446)
  • Educate and oversee the parent volunteers in timekeeping and score keeper duties 
  • Ensure a smooth flow of the schedule and that games start on time
  • Ensure the umpires and teams are at the field 30 minutes prior to game time
  • Assist umpires/coaches (ie. 911, game balls, goals being blown over)
  • Breakdown and put away all field equipment in the original storage location
  • Act as a Culture Keeper and ensure spectators and participants Honor the Game
  • Do not leave the facility until ALL PLAYERS have been picked up


Specific Field Duties:

  • Remove any soccer goals (DO NOT PUT ON TRACK, place them past end zones)
  • Remove debris from the playing field
  • Inspect the playing area for any hazards
  • Setup goals at BVN following the Rage Cage instructions attached or at the links below
  • Setup field cones, scorer’s table and chairs, and player benches. 
  • Place large cones at the 4 corners. Lacrosse uses the outer soccer markings (yellow lines at BVN)
  • Place cones at 35 yard line on both sides of the field to mark the restraining lines
  • Place cones at the two 45 yard lines to mark the substitution area
  • Setup timers, scoreboard, horn and scorer book (Located with cones in container)
  • After last game, breakdown and put away all field equipment