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South Sound Youth Lacrosse Association (SSYL)

Field Marshall Program

Goal – To help ensure a safe and good sportsman-like environment that exemplifies the “Honor the Game” slogan and to improve SSYL in alignment with Code of Conduct.

Objective – To monitor, marshal and report inappropriate behavior including but not limited to; derogatory language, taunting, any form of Referee intimidation, swearing, excessive yelling (as opposed to rooting), and/or aggressive behavior towards others.


  • Marshal must be a player’s parent from each team.
  • Attend the pre-game meeting to get Florescent Vest and meet other teams Marshal.
  • Meet Score Table and Referees Staff
  • Discuss how to work with Referees.
  • Work with the Home Team Coach to put out End-line Balls out before, during and after the game. 
  • Help ensure only coaches with Lanyards, players, referees, and the table staff are on the Bench-side.
  • Aske spectators to move to opposite side of the Bench if they are sitting on the wrong side – unless in a separate fenced stadium area.
  • Ensure parent chairs and other objects are at least 3 yards off the field side line.
  • Help ensure compliance to the Covid rules the home team is asking compliance with.
  • Warn parents, fans, or anyone spectating of inappropriate behavior and refer them to the Code of Conduct.
  • Notify Referee after giving a 2nd Warning to someone;
    • ONLY DURING A DEAD-BALL – i.e. after a whistle, during penalties, time outs, half time, etc.
  • After game is over return vest and help Score Table work team if needed.