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Terms and Conditions

General:

All applications must be accompanied by payment in full of the appropriate sign-up fee.

All fees and charges are inclusive tax.

You may cancel your booking without any charge providing you do so at least 10 days prior to the start of the camp.

For cancellations made earlier than this a full refund is available. Please note that a booking can be transferred to another person without charge.

Please be advised that bookings can also be made during the camp and also for single days.

All camps, activities and venues are subject to change according to weather, programming and a satisfactory level of numbers. We may cancel any camp(s) and/or change any information given, should this be necessary for any reason. If we have to cancel training or camp for whatever reason we will offer an alternative date (if available and suitable) or a credit towards another training or camp.

The cost of any damage caused by you or any participant you have booked on the camp to any property or facilities will be passed on to you.
Places on all camps are limited. They will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

If a camp is fully booked, applicants are encouraged to sign up for our mailing list or book an alternative camp (if available). Please contact us at info@foxsoccer.academy

A confirmation email will be sent out before the start of the relevant camp to confirm acceptance or not of your booking. If a confirmation email is not received within 7 days of you placing your booking or within 5 days of the course, if this is sooner, please call the FSA Administrator on +1 (646) 217-1111.
It is not granted that an active professional soccer player is attending at the camp.

The hours and content of training can change according to the best judgement of the coaches.

If a person other than the participant’s parent or guardian is dropping off/picking up and accompany the participant you have to let us know in advance.

Information relating to a booking will not be disclosed to anyone other than the adult who has directly made the booking.

Fox Soccer Academy LLC will not be responsible for any items lost or left behind at any of our camps nor will Fox Soccer Academy LLC be responsible for returning any said items.

 

Tryouts:

Supplemental Training

In order to participate at the Fox Soccer Academy Supplemental Training tryouts you need to sign up and put down a deposit to secure your spot. If you cannot show up for any reason you will need to let us know 10 days prior the camp otherwise the deposit cannot be refunded.

Within 7 days after the tryout you will be informed via email if you got accepted or not. The amount of spots at the program depends on location and facility.

If you are accepted, your deposit will be counted against the total program fee which needs to be paid before the first training.

All details about the full program will be announced on the Fox Soccer Academy website.

 

Assumption of Risk:

I understand that not all risks can be foreseen and there are some risks which are unpredictable.

I understand that certain inherent risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries.

I am aware of the risks of participation, which include, but are not limited to, the possibility of physical injury, fatigue, bruises, contusions, broken bones, concussion, paralysis and even death.

I understand that the Fox Soccer Academy LLC has advised me to seek the advice of my physician before participating in any Fox Soccer Academy LLC activities, which include, but are not limited to practices, games, one on one training, group training, clinics, speed and strength conditioning, or any sports related activity.
I understand that I have been advised to have health insurance in effect and that no such coverage is provided for me by the Fox Soccer Academy LLC.

I know, understand and appreciate the risks that are inherent in the above-listed soccer activities.

I hereby assert that my participation is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all such risks.

 

Hold Harmless, Indemnity and Release:

In consideration of my participation in these activities, I, for myself, spouse, heirs, personal representatives, estate or assigns, agree to defend, hold harmless, indemnify and release the Fox Soccer Academy LLC employees, agents, volunteers and all others who are involved from and against any and all claims, demands, actions or causes of action of any sort on account of damage to personal property, personal injury or death which may result from my participation in the above-listed program.

This release includes claims based on the negligence of the Fox Soccer Academy LLC and their, employees, agents and volunteers, but expressly does not include claims based on their intentional misconduct or gross negligence.

I understand that by agreeing to this clause I am releasing claims and giving up substantial rights, including my right to sue.

 

Media Release:

I understand and give permission that all photographs and/or videos taken of the applicant during this event is the property of Fox Soccer Academy LLC and may be used along with my child’s name in camp videos, broadcasts, publications and/or promotional media.

 

Consent for Emergency Treatment:

I authorize the Fox Soccer Academy LLC and its designated representatives to consent, on my behalf, to any emergency medical/hospital care or treatment to be rendered upon the advice of any licensed physician.

I agree to be responsible for all necessary charges incurred by any hospitalization or treatment rendered pursuant to this authorization.

By signing-up for the camp I agree to everything stated in all of the above paragraphs:

Assumption of Risks, Hold Harmless, Indemnity and Release, Media Release, and Consent for Emergency Treatment

Please Note and Abide by Code of Conduct and Zero Tolerance Policy:

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PLAYERS:

To encourage good sportsmanship from fellow players, coaches, officials and parents at all times. To do the best I can each day, remember that all players have talents and weaknesses the same as I do.

To treat my coaches, other players and coaches, game officials, other administrators and fans with respect at all times: regardless of race, sex, creed, or ability and I will expect to be treated accordingly.

I will exercise self-control and control my temper, resisting the temptation of retaliation.

To know and respect the rules of soccer and abide by them at all times.

Show respect and courtesy to officials and coaches by following their instructions and direction.

Respect the game officials and refrain from addressing them or commenting on their decisions during or after the game.

Avoiding the use of abusive or profane language, taunting or humiliating remarks, and/or gestures and physical assault upon another player at any time.
Respect the coaches and players of the opposing team and display sportsmanship at the conclusion of a game and be humble and generous to victory and courteous in defeat.

 

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY:

To help prevent physical assault, verbal abuse, and unsportsmanlike conduct, Fox Soccer Academy LLC has adopted a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY. This policy applies to all coaches, players, parents, spectators and other supporters and referees. Abusive and obscene language, violent play/conduct, fighting, bullying and other behavior (including, but not limited to sarcasm, taunting, etc.) deemed detrimental to the game/practice/camp/event between the above mentioned groups will not be tolerated. We treat as a priority the safety and wellbeing of all participants attending our courses. We therefore reserve the right to remove from our courses, without refund, any participant who is found bullying, behaving in a way that may be a danger to others or who is generally disruptive. This policy applies before, during and after any Fox Soccer Academy LLC event, at the soccer field and its immediate surrounding areas.

Parent Code of Conduct

Throughout the season, Fox Soccer Academy will host and participate in a number of club-based events. Said events have been put in place for a number of reasons, including club growth, spirit and efforts to support the financial needs of the club.

 

Fox Soccer Academy has been formed to instill the principles of good citizenship, good sportsmanship, and teamwork through the knowledge of and participation in the competitive sport of soccer. Our parents and spectators are to be treated with respect at all times. There shall be a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for misconduct or violent/dangerous actions by parents and spectators.

 

We all must remember that our actions are a reflection of both Fox Soccer Academy and our community. Those who violate this Code of Conduct, could jeopardize their opportunity to participate in our programs.

 

Parents and Spectators

By registering your child to play with Fox Soccer Academy, all parents and any spectators you bring, agree to this Code of Conduct, and will abide by it and acknowledge that participating or watching the FSA soccer programs is a privilege and not a right. Every parent and spectator is expected to:

 

  1. Show respect and courtesy to game officials, coaches, players, and spectators at all times. Encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating positive support and respect for all players, coaches, and officials.

  2. Respect the game officials and refrain from questioning their decisions or challenging their authority.

  3. Know and respect the laws of the game.

  4. Refrain from coaching from the sidelines. Spectators’ instructions often run counter to coaches’ instructions and undermine players’ communication with the coach and each other.

  5. Pick up your child on-time from games and practices.

  6. Playing time and position are at the coaches discretion. Also, players may not be invited to all games.

  7. All players should arrive 10 minutes prior to practice and 45 minutes prior to start of game time. Please reply to messages regarding practice and games immediately, if your child cannot attend.

    1. All players once they arrive at training or games, shall meet with their coach and teammates, at an area away from all parents, to begin game or training preparations.

  8. All questions regarding practice times, locations, game schedule, etc. should be answered by your team manager.

    1. In the event your child is unable to attend a practice, please send an email to your coach.

  9. All parents are required not to be involved with any other parents or players in any negative way prior, during or after any game or practice. If a parent or player experiences such behavior from other parents or player, Fox Soccer Academy advises not to react and to let the coach settle such dispute.

  10. Parents are not permitted to give gifts to coaches for any reason. Coaches are asked to decline gracefully, stating it is against company policy.

  11. Parents are not permitted to have coolers containing alcoholic beverages at the field. If the field does not have stadium seating or bleachers, please stand or put your chair well behind all touch-lines/sidelines so not to interfere with referees, players, and coaches.

  12. The player’s head coach has the right, after the evaluation and during the process of the season, to move player to a different team if needed. We want all FSA PREMIER players to be on a team that is fit to that player’s level and Fox Soccer Academy’s standard.

  13. It is Fox Soccer Academy’s policy not to discuss any information on a specific current or former player with any individual that is not a member of the Fox Soccer Academy Staff or that specific player’s family. Any request by a non-Fox Soccer Academy Staff member will be met with a reminder of the above policy. This policy does include communication with Fox Soccer Academy coaches, whom will also not discussion the details of a specific current or former player.

  14. Speaking to the coaches before or during the game or practice is forbidden. Coaches are available for communication after each event. Our job is to coach and you have to trust that we do our best to maintain a positive environment for you and your kids.

  15. All comments and concerns regarding the team should be directed to the coach. If a solution cannot be reached, a meeting with the Program Coordinator will be arranged prior to a meeting with the Director of Coaching.

 

Social Media

  1. Should you be traveling with the team to a showcase or tournament, please do not post the location of where you are staying, or any photos from inside the private hotel rooms.

  2. Do not use profanity or racial slurs of any kind, whether they include Fox Soccer Academy or not.

  3. Do not talk negatively about any individual player, coaches or parents on another team or about an opposing club in general.

  4. Do not talk negatively about officials, event organizations or leagues.

  5. Do not talk negatively about Fox Soccer Academy or any of its coaches, administrators, players, other parents or staff.

  6. When commenting or sharing a post made by or about Fox Soccer Academy, please do not include the use of any profanity or racial slurs.

  7. Be encouraged to post any positive Fox Soccer Academy related pictures using hashtags #FoxSoccerAcademy, #FSAPremier #FSAFamily  and tagging Fox Soccer Academy.

 

Enforcement

Any parent/guardian or spectator violating this Code of Conduct, may face disciplinary action up to and including a permanent ban from all Fox Soccer Academy activities. All violations of this Code of Conduct shall be reported to the club. Any violations of this Code of Conduct may result in immediate action up to and including immediate removal/suspension from ALL Fox Soccer Academy activities.

 

Anti-Bullying

Fox Soccer Academy is committed to providing all players a healthy and safe environment. Fox Soccer Academy will ensure that procedures exist to allow complaints of bullying to be dealt with and resolved in a timely manner. Bullying is a very serious issue and Fox Soccer Academy is committed to the elimination of all forms of bullying.

 

Bullying is defined as: “Unwanted, aggressive behavior among children or adults that involve a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.” (www.stopybullying.gov)

 

Types of Bullying:

  1. Verbal bullying involves saying or writing mean or threatening things.

  2. Social bullying, sometimes referred to as relational bullying, involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships.

  3. Physical bullying involves hurting a person’s body or possessions.

 

If a player is caught bullying another player, he/she will be immediately terminated from Fox Soccer Academy.

 

Photos/Videos

Fox Soccer Academy has the absolute right and permission to use your child’s likeness in a photograph, video, broadcast, publish or copyright and use pictures/videos of your child (that are taken during Fox Soccer Academy events such as practices, games, camps, celebrations…) in which he or she may be included in whole or in part, composite or retouched in character or form, without payment or any other consideration.

 

Please understand that these photographs and videos will become the property of Fox Soccer Academy, and will not be returned. Also, the photographs and videos may be used without any consent or authorization.

 

Fox Soccer Academy will never publish any of the following information:

- Last name in connection with any image (unless something with last name such as a newspaper article or YouTube video has already been published by others and Fox Soccer Academy only shares it on one of its sites or other publications)

- Address of player

- Telephone number

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