PARENT CODE OF CONDUCT (Adopted)
  • I will not force my child to play or participate in sports including football

  • I will provide positive support, care and encouragement for my child

  • I will place the emotional and physical well being of my child and other children ahead of my personal desire for my child to win and compete

  • I will be respectful of coaches, players, opponents, referees, officials, the club and spectators at all times and demand the same from my child

  • I will not discriminate under any grounds including but not limited to gender, race, culture, school, beliefs and ability and will demand the same from my child

  • I will assist my child in having a positive sport experience by being a respectful fan or providing support to the club

  • I will assist my child in his responsibilities to the coach, the club and to teammates such as attending practice and being on time and striving to improve

  • I will support coaches and officials working with my child in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience

  • I will support an addiction free environment for my child and refrain from illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol during practice and games in the presence of my child and other children

  • I will remember that the game is for children and youth and not for adults and their participation maybe for fun

  • I will accept the decision of the referees or the coaches without argument or derogatory comments or intimidating tactics

  • I will avoid interference in the practice sessions or games by remaining in the designated spectator area

  • I will use only positive encouragement from the sidelines

  • I will conduct myself with honor and dignity recognizing that I am setting an example to all children and adults

  • I will refrain from abusive language, intimidation or physical confrontations at any practice, festival or game

  • If I have an issue I will follow the established policy to address the problem

  • I will learn and follow the rules and policies established by the club, its affiliates or programs

  • I will learn and follow the laws of the game as it pertains to my child’s age group

  • I will get my child the necessary equipment to play in a safe environment

  • I will let the club, the coach, officials or referees know about any injury or physical impediment that can affect the safety of my child or of another child

  • I will direct my child to follow the rules and policies of the club, the game or the festival and to resolve any conflicts without hostility or violence

  • I will teach my child that doing one’s best is more important than winning so my child will never feel disappointed by the outcome of a game or his/her performance

  • I will praise my child for competing fairly and trying hard and make my child feel like a winner every time

  • I will not encourage any behavior or practices that could endanger the health and wellbeing of my child or other children
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