When Should Sick Players Return to Practice?
AYSO premier sponsor Liberty Mutual's Responsible Sports asked Scott Gimple, AYSO's Director of Player Development, to weigh in on the following question from a youth soccer coach:
"The team mom/parent of a player states through an email her son won't attend the soccer game due to his bronchitis. The following practice the player shows up and I the coach ask if he is still sick, the player stated to me 'A little, I am still on antibiotics and can't run.' As a coach what should I do?" Click here to read Scott's answer.