Traveling with the Team

Down and Dirty tips for traveling with the Cheshire Reds.


3/16/20241 min read

Alright, parents, we know hitting the road with the Cheshire Reds means more than just getting from A to B. It's about making memories and keeping the energy high. So, here's your no-nonsense guide to ace those distant away games.

  1. Plan It Out:

    • Early Bird Gets the Worm: Plan your schedules and book hotels early. It's best for the team to be at the same hotel, information should be provided as it becomes available. Figure out the driving situation so everyone's on the same page.

    • Checklist Time: Make a list to avoid those "oops, we forgot the jerseys" moments. Also, be prepared to spend the entire day at the field on game days.

  2. Team Hangouts:

    • Make the Most of Travel Time: Bond during the trip. Team games, sharing stories, or just kicking back – it's all about building that team spirit.

    • Parents, Bring the Positive Vibes: Your cheers can turn a regular trip into a memorable one. Keep it positive and supportive.

  3. Game Day Drill:

    • Early Birds Win Again: Get to the game early. Warm-up time is crucial.

    • Parents, Be the Hype Crew: Show up, get loud, and bring the energy. Your support matters.

  4. Stay Healthy on the Move:

    • Fuel Up Right: Good food, water, and rest. Keep players in peak condition.

    • Quick Fixes: Know how to handle common travel health issues – headaches, stomachaches, and the like.

  5. Downtime Fun:

    • Poolside Adventures: Hotel time? Hit the pool! It's a great way to unwind, bond, and keep the energy up.

  6. Talk and Have Each Other’s Back:

    • Open Communication: Keep it real with other parents, coaches, and players. Communication is key.

    • Support Squad: Be there for each other, through thick and thin.

So, parents, armed with this guide, you're ready to turn those away games with the Cheshire Reds into a road trip to remember. Follow these tips, bring the positivity, and let's win some games!