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CONDORS SOCCER CLUB

CODE OF CONDUCT

Adopted: May 18, 2016 

 

Code of Conduct

The Condors Soccer Club wants to ensure that games are fair, positive and enjoyable experiences for all of the children and adults involved.  A soccer game should be friendly and unifying - a spirited social and athletic occasion for players, coaches, referees and spectators.

To clarify expectations of conduct, we jointly expect all coaches to conform to this code of conduct.

  1. Referees - especially young and inexperienced ones - are like your players and yourself, in that they need time to develop.  You can play an important role in helping them to improve by letting them concentrate on the game.  You can help by encouraging them, by accepting their inevitable, occasional mistakes and by offering constructive post-game comments.  On the other hand, you could discourage and demoralize the referees by criticizing their decisions, by verbally abusing them and inciting - or even accepting - your own players' overly aggressive behavior.
  2. Your example is powerful, for better or worse.  If you insist on fair play, if you concentrate on your players' enjoyment of the game and their overall long-term development, and if you support the referee, your players and their parents will notice.  If you encourage (or allow) your players to play outside the rules, if you're overly concerned about results, if you criticize the referee harshly, your players and their parents will also notice.

Coaches, Players, and Parents who don't follow the expectations described above will be disciplined or removed.

UPDATED: May 18, 2016

Writer & Editor: Zach Rocha

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