Soccer Coach Information Sheet

  • League Website: Click this link Camden Youth League – Recreational Sports – Camden, NC or type in your browser. Practice schedules, game schedules and game cancellations will be posted on this site. You can also review league policies here. 
  • Coach Expectations: 
  1. Review the Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) Code of Conduct (EAC CoC). Encourage your team parents to follow these guidelines.
  2. Review league policies included in Article XII and Article XIII of the League By-Laws
  3. If there are any dates you will not be available for a game, please have this list ready at the draft meeting. For younger age groups (U4 and U6, email dates to Keith Ward at
  4. Equipment will be assigned immediately after the draft meeting for U9, U12, and U15. For U4 and U6 equipment will be available at the coach’s meeting. 
  5. Equipment should be returned no later than the week following the last game. Contact Keith Ward for equipment return 252-339-1408.
  6. Once roster is received, you are expected to make contact with all of your parents and confirm uniform sizes ASAP. Be sure to list coaches and their sizes as well. Please email confirmed rosters/sizes to our Uniform Coordinator at The goal is to receive uniforms at least one week prior to the first game. (Each player will receive a jersey and pair of socks.)
  • Attend tryouts for the division you are coaching: February 18th, 2023. Check in at the back concession stand behind Camden Intermediate School (138 Noblitt Dr. Camden, NC). Time is determined by playing age. Attending tryouts is preferred for all head coaches, if you are unable to make it, please have an alternate attend. Try-Out Schedule Link
  • Attend the draft meeting for the division you are coaching: 
Location: Camden Senior Center

U15 Wednesday, February 22nd @ 6:30pm 

U12 Thursday, February 23rd @ 6:30pm

U9 Friday, February 24th @ 6:30pm


Prepare for the Draft Meeting

  1. Have your schedule conflict dates with you.
  2. Know your practice day requests (each team typically starts off with 2 practice days (Mondays-Saturday), time slot start times are 5pm, 6pm and 7pm during the week and anytime on Saturdays.
  3. Keep in mind that the only child protected from the draft is the Head Coach’s child. Pre-selection of players or assistant coaches (with player attached) is not allowed. 
  • Game Schedules: Games start on March 18th, 2023. The goal is to get schedules posted at least one week prior to that date.