PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT (Adopted)
  • I will make my best effort to attend and to be on time for all practice sessions, games and festivals and if I am unable to attend will give notice or ask my parents/guardian to give notice of my absence

  • I will get ready to begin the training session, game or festival without undue delays

  • I will listen to the coach and participate in the training sessions, games and festivals

  • I will not be a distraction to others during training sessions, games or festivals

  • I will encourage my parents/guardians to become involved with the club, its affiliates or programs because it is important to me

  • I will do my very best in school and commit that my academic achievements must come before my sport experience

  • I will not use abusive or derogatory behavior or language

  • I will treat all officials, players, opponents, coaches, referees, parents and fans with utmost respect

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

  • 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 age group

  • I will encourage moral and social responsibilities and say no to drugs and alcohol

  • I will set the standard for sportsmanship with opponents, referees, coaches, parents and fans and will shake hands with my opponents and referees at the end of every game

  • I will not participate in unsportsmanship behaviors of cheating, complaining or wasting time

  • I will talk to someone of my trust if I am unhappy about anything at the club and will alert the coach when the experience stops being fun

  • I will encourage my parents / guardians to pay my dues on time and to obtain my necessary equipment for my protection

  • I will wear my shin guards at all practice, games and festivals

  • I will be respectful if the club wins during a game and gracious if the club looses during a game as I understand that winning may not be a priority under the club’s philosophy

  • I understand that every player has equal opportunity and will be granted equal playing time

  • I will not discriminate under any grounds including but limited to gender, race, culture, school, beliefs and ability

PLAYER EXPECTATIONS
  • I expect equal opportunity as the rest of players from the club

  • I expect attention and instruction from the coach during training sessions, games and festivals

  • I expect the experience to be fun and rewarding

  • I expect to be respected by the club, its officials, affiliates and coaches at all times

  • I expect the coach to behave in a professional manner and to be objective and fair to all

  • I expect the coach to be prepared for the training session, game or festival

  • I expect that my personal well being will be placed before the club’s expectations

  • I expect the environment to be safe and addiction free
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