Code of Conduct - Coach/Team Managers

  • I will remember that players participate for enjoyment and winning is only part of the fun
  • I will never ridicule or yell at players for making a mistake or not winning
  • I will be reasonable in my demands on players time, energy and enthusiasm
  • I will operate within the rules and spirit of the game and teach my players to do the same
  • I will ensure that the time players spend with me is a positive experience. All players are deserving of equal attention and opportunities
  • I will avoid overplaying the talented players and understand that the average players need and deserve equal time
  • I will not use bad language nor will I harass players, officials, spectators or other coaches
  • I will ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of all players
  • I will display control, respect and professionalism to all involved with the sport including opponents, referees, coaches, officials, administrators, the media, parents and spectators. I will encourage my players to do the same.
  • I will show concern and caution toward sick and injured players and follow the advice of a physician when determining whether an injured player is ready to recommence training or competition
  • I will obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up to date with the latest coaching practices and the principles of growth and development of young players
  • I will not arrive at the venue intoxicated or drink alcohol at junior matches
  • I will not allow the unlawful supply of alcohol at training, games or club functions
  • I will respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved in the game, regardless of their gender, ability or cultural background
  • I will promote adherence to anti-doping policies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 22:56