Must be appropriately identified in a green official trainer's top.
The trainer has the responsibility of looking after minor injuries. The Club will provide the opportunity for trainers to attend a first aid course.
- In the event of injury, if you are uncertain, do nothing
- If a player is on the ground when reached, do not move the player or assist the player to his/her feet. Have the umpire stop the game if necessary. If the player regains his/her feet, Club policy requires that we err on the side of caution. Generally, the player should be removed from the ground until a full assessment can be made.
- If there is any doubt, the player may not resume the field.
- If you are uncertain about any injury, the player MUST be referred for professional assistance or an ambulance summoned.
- The trainer should be aware that players on the interchange bench can hear all comments made by officials.
- In General Play, trainers must remain behind the boundary line and only enter the arena when players are injured or long acts of play occur.
- The trainer may only enter the playing arena to assist an injured player or provide a drink.
- Trainers are reminded to stay out of the “corridor” and only enter this area if a player is injured or after a goal is scored.
- If there are 2 trainers, one is permitted in the coaching box, the second trainer is to be located on the opposite side of the ground. to assist players