Players Code of Conduct
Players will show good sportsmanship at all time.
- Players will treat every player, parent, coach and referee with respect and courtesy.
- Players will refrain from derogatory language, profanity, or any distasteful actions towards or around other players, parents, coaches or referees.
- Players never argue calls made by referees.
- Try to help other players on your team and on other teams become better players.
Players will do their best to better understand the game of soccer.
- Players will abide by the rules of soccer.
- Players should always show up to practice and games on time, dressed and ready to learn the game of soccer. Tardy players are subject to less playing time.
- Know that mistakes happen, but learn from them.
Remember that your goal is to HAVE FUN while improving upon your soccer skills and understanding.
Parents Code of Conduct
Parents will set a good example for all players at all times.
- Most important parents, your child and others are playing RECREATIONAL SOCCER for FUN!
- Parents will treat every player, parent, coach and referee with respect and courtesy.
- Parents will refrain from derogatory language, profanity, or any distasteful actions towards and around players, parents, coaches or referees.
- Parents will NOT partake in drugs or alcohol while viewing games or practices.
Parents should serve as positive role models for all players.
- Parents should help their child toward skill improvement and good sportsmanship every game and practice.
- Parents should help their child understand the importance of hard work and honest effort to ensure growth and development.
- Parents should support their child with positive encouragement and genuine interest in the player's team.
- Parents should applaud good play on both teams, and NOT focus on the score of the game.
Parents should encourage players to set personal goals playing the game of soccer.
- Parents should let the player choose their own goal.
- Remember parents, your child is the participant, NOT you! Let them play for themselves. Take care not to impose your own standards and goals.
- Parents should strive to gain knowledge and understanding of the game of soccer.
Understand that your coaches are volunteers. Coaches need your support to help in their effort in making REC SOCCER a positive experience for your child.
Coaches Code of Conduct
Coaches will set a good example for all players and parents at all time.
- Coaches will treat every player, parent, coach and referee with respect and courtesy
- Coaches will refrain from derogatory language, profanity, or any distasteful actions towards or around players, parents, coaches or referees.
- Coaches will NOT partake in drugs or alcohol while coaching at games or practices.
Coaches will do their best to help players and parents better understand the game of soccer.
- Coaches will have their players abide by the rules of soccer.
- Coaches will keep informed on good principles of coaching to ensure growth and development.
- Coaches will enlist the support of their teams' parents to help instill the proper attitudes and values of players.
Coaches will provide a safe haven for players to practice the game of soccer.
- Coaches will take all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of each player.
- Coaches will follow the advice of any doctor or physician to determine when a player is ready to come back from injury.
- Coaches will assume responsibility for cleanliness of facitilities upon completion of games or practices.
Coaches will NOT offer any other group or organization use of facilities or equipment without approval of EMSSC.
Coaches will NOT pressure players by informing them that is he/she does not play during present season then they cannot play the next season.