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Freetown Lakeville Soccer

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for Players

General Conduct

-Maximum effort is a minimum requirement – always take pride in your performance, even at training.
-Always respect other people and property – you are an ambassador for the club at all times.
-Always conduct yourself with respect.
-Attend all training sessions and games punctually.
-Pay complete attention to the coaching staff.
-Always wear the appropriate training gear
-Always wear shin guards for all training and matches.
-Always help with equipment during practice. You should not need to be asked.
-Always get a good night’s sleep prior to any games.
-Learn the rules of the game.
-Be appreciative of your parent’s support.
-Have a good attitude, both on and off the field.

Match Conduct
-Be proud of your appearance on the field. Make sure your cleats are clean before each training session and game.
-Always show good sportsmanship.
-Accept any decision given by the referee.
-Never retaliate, verbally or physically, no matter what the provocation may be.
-Always apply correct dress code when traveling.

Code of Conduct for Parents
-Refrain from coaching from the sidelines. Do not shout at any players. Leave the coaching to the coaches.
-Keep the winning of games in perspective. Player development is the most important thing. Encourage and support players. Do not place an unwarranted amount of pressure on the players, including post-game discussions.
-Ensure that players attend training and games regularly and on time.
-Give adequate notice for all absences from training and games. Be honest in all dealings with coaching staff.
-Attend all pre-arranged parent’s meetings.
-Keep the coach fully informed of any injuries or matters that may affect performance.
-Advocate a healthy lifestyle that is appropriate to development.
-Negative chatter, gossip, or rumor on the sidelines affects every organization like a cancer. Please do your part to address any issues directly with the coach.

Please Note: Parents wishing to speak to coaches about any issue relating to their child should e-mail in advance with a view to speaking to the coach at practice. Please refrain from addressing the coaches on the day of a game.