Below are some simple rules you should observe. Please consider them carefully. Our coaches have been advised to ask parents to follow this code of conduct at games and practices.

  1. Do not shout instructions to your child.
  2. Cheer for him or her when your child successfully plays the ball. However, remember your child is a member of a team.
  3. “Suffer in silence” whenever something occurs that goes against your child’s team.
  4. Always be a gracious competitor.
  5. Do not run up and down the sidelines.
  6. Do not shout insults at the referee.
  7. If your team loses, adopt a positive attitude.
  8. Remember — you child will forget about today’s game. Next week he will probably have forgotten the score.
  9. Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are permitted at any soccer game – home or away.
  10. No pets are allowed at the soccer complex at any time.
  11. All non-playing children must be supervised at all times.
  12. Coaches must ensure that the parents of the players are thoroughly familiar with the code of conduct that is expressed in these rules.
  13. Remember — the referee has the authority and responsibility to eject a coach from a game if he or she does not keep proper spectator control.

Follow the Code

  1. Play to win.
  2. Play fair.
  3. Observe the laws of the game.
  4. Respect opponents, teammates, referees, officials and spectators.
  5. Accept defeat with dignity.
  6. Promote the interests of soccer.
  7. Reject corruption, drugs, racism, violence and other dangers to our sport. Soccer huge popularity sometimes makes it vulnerable to negative outside interests.
  8. Help others to resist corrupting pressures.
  9. Denounce those who attempt to discredit our sport.
  10. Honor those who defend soccer good reputations.

Rubens Segat