PLAYERS CODE OF CONDUCT
1. Play by the rules and understand the spirit of the game.
2. Play to win and never set out to lose.
3. Play fair to earn respect and to detest cheats.
4. Refrain from sexual harassment towards fellow players, coaches and officials.
5. Never argue with an official, captain, coach or manager who is there to maintain discipline and fair play.
6. Control your temper and avoid verbal abuse, sledging or deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent,
7. Be honest with the coach concerning illness and injury.
8. Work equally hard for yourself and/or your team.
9. Be a good sport and applaud all good plays.
10. Accept defeat with dignity and don’t seek excuses for defeat or blame the referee or anyone else.
11. Promote the interests of football and encourage other people to watch it or play it fairly.
12. Treat all participants equally, and reject corruption, drugs, racism, violence and other dangers to our sport.
13. Help others to resist corrupting pressures and remind them of their commitment to their team and the game.
14. Co-operate with your coach, team-mates and opponents.
15. Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit.
16. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants, coaches and officials.
17. Denounce those who attempt to discredit our sport.
18. Honour those who defend football’s good reputation with honesty and fairness and encourage others to act in the same way.
PARENTS CODE OF CONDUCT
1. Remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment, not yours.
2. Encourage top participate, do not force them.
3. Focus on the child’s efforts and performance, rather than on winning or losing.
4. Encourage children to always play according to the rules and to settle disagreements without resorting to hostility or violence.
5. Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing.
6. Remember that children learn best by example. Appreciate and congratulate good performances and skilful play by ALL participants.
7. Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from all sporting activities.
8. Respect the Referee’s and Official’s decisions and teach children to do the same.
9. Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, managers and officials.
10. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person, regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
11. Do not interfere with the progress and or conduction of the game.
COACHES CODE OF CONDUCT
1. Remember that young people participate for pleasure, winning is only part of the fun.
2. Never ridicule or yell at a young player for making a mistake or not coming first.
3. Be reasonable in your demands on players time, energy and enthusiasm.
4. Operate within the rules and spirit of the game and teach all players to do the same.
5. Ensure that the time the players spend with you is a positive experience. All young people are deserving of equal attention and opportunities.
6. Avoid overplaying the talented players, ensure all players have an equal amount of time in every match.
7. Ensure that equipment and facilities meet all safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of the players.
8. Display control, respect and professionalism to all involved with the sport. This includes all opponent players, coaches and managers as well as parents, spectators referees and officials. Encourage players to do the same.
9. Show concern and caution towards sick or injured players. Always follow the advise of any Doctor when determining whether or not a player is ready to resume training or playing.
10. Obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up to date with the latest coaching practices and the principles of growth and development of young people.
11. Any physical contact with any young person should be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the player’s skill development.
12. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
13. Treat each player as an individual. Respect the talent, development stage and goals of each player and help each player reach his or her full potential.
14. Do not interfere with the progress and or conduct of the game unless called upon to do so by an Official.
15. Abide by the Referee’s decisions.
ADMINISTRATORS CODE OF CONDUCT
1. Involve young people in planning, leadership, evaluation and decision making related to the activity.
2. Give all young people the opportunity to participate.
3. Create pathways for young people to participate in sport, not just as a player, but also as a coach, referee, Club official etc.
4. Ensure that rules are explained and adhered to, equipment is maintained in a safe condition and training schedules are arranged to suit the various age groups.
5. Provide quality supervision and instruction for juniors.
6. Remember that young people participate for their enjoyment and benefit. Do not over emphasise success awards.
7. Help coaches and officials highlight appropriate behaviour and skill development and help improve the standard of coaching and officiating.
8. Ensure that everyone involved in our sport emphasises fair play and does place excessive importance on winning.
9. Ensure all players, spectators, parents, coaches, managers and officials are aware of the Code of Conduct for the Club and encourage all to follow it.
10. Remember you set the example. Your behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive.
11. Support all National Policies in regard to code of conduct and child protection.
12. Make it clear that abusing young people in any way is unacceptable and will result in disciplinary action.
13. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
14. Compliment and encourage all participants.
15. Be consistent, objective and courteous when making decisions.
16. Condemn unsporting behaviour and promote respect for all opponents.
17. Emphasise the spirit of the game rather than the errors.
18. Be a “good sport”, actions speak louder than words.
19. Do not interfere with the progress and or conduct of a game unless called upon to do so by an Official.
20. Abide by the Referee’s decisions.
SPECTATORS CODE OF CONDUCT
1. Remember that young people participate in sport for their enjoyment and benefit, not yours.
2. Applaud good performances and efforts from all individuals and teams. Congratulate all participants on their performance, regardless of the result.
3. Respect the decisions of the Referees and encourage young people to do the same.
4. Never ridicule or scold a young player for making a mistake, positive comments are motivational and more benefit.
5. Condemn the use of violence in any form, whether it is by spectators, coaches or players.
6. Show respect for your team’s opponents, without them there would be no game.
7. Encourage players to follow the rules and abide by the referee’s decisions
8. Do not use foul or abusive language, sledge or harass players, coaches or officials.
9. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person, regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
10. Do not interfere with the progress and or conduct of the game.
TOURING TEAM CODE OF CONDUCT
In this Touring Team Code of Conduct, CWJJSC means, Como West Jannali Juniour Sports Club Incoporated.
1.1. CWJJSC is committed to equity and fair play in soccer.
1.2. This Touring Code of Conduct is designed to ensure that appropriate forms of behaviour are adopted and remain the norm for all Soccer persons on tour.
2. THE TOURING CODE OF CONDUCT
2.1. The Code governs the conduct of all persons associated with CWJJSC and shall also govern the conduct of those that are competing or representing CWJJSC in any capacity in sanctioned events.
3. GENERAL BEHAVIOUR PROTOCOLS
3.1 All persons representing CWJJSC shall:
3.1.1. act in accordance with the Code of conduct;
3.1.2. be subject to the control, management and direction of CWJJSC, and observe and comply with all directions and requests;
3.1.3. conduct themselves in a proper manner and not make or comment upon any public criticism or statement prejudicial to the best interests of CWJJSC;
3.1.4. respect the law and customs in all places and treat all persons with respect, dignity and proper regard for their rights and obligations;
3.1.5. perform all duties and responsibilities in a mature, fair and professional manner to demonstrate a positive commitment.
3.1.6. not disclose information of a confidential or privileged nature;
3.1.7. not misuse funds or property of CWJJSC, or information obtained to gain any financial or other advantage;
3.1.8. not promote, pass on, exchange or publish information of a confidential, offensive, scandalous or unsubstantiated nature.
3.1.9. not harass, ridicule or embarrass any representative of CWJJSC or any other person that would constitute an offence governing human rights and sex discrimination.
3.1.10. not participate in, nor promote any demonstration related to any political, religious, racial or other, that could be construed as detrimental the CWJJSC objectives or standards, whilst in CWJJSC attire;
3.1.11. not defame or injure any person;
3.1.12. not use, or have in possession, traffic or attempt to traffic a drug of dependence
3.1.13. not use or consume alcohol to excess nor encourage other persons to use or consume alcohol to excess
3.1.14. ensure that directions given for the wearing of appropriate attire whilst representing CWJJSC are adhered to;
3.1.15. not take liberties with the privacy of other persons;
3.1.16. avoid unaccompanied and unobserved activities with under age team or Club members;
3.1.17. act at all times in a fair and sporting manner and not engage in sledging;
3.1.18. discourage people not associated with the team from fraternising or mixing with team members without the express authority of team management.
4. LAWS OF SOCCER
4.1. All persons representing CWJJSC in any capacity shall abide by the Laws of Soccer as published by FIFA, Soccer NSW and the Sutherland Shire Juniour Soccer Football Association.
5. MEDIA or FORMAL CONTACT
5.1 For all matters involving requests for official comment on behalf of CWJJSC, the Club Secretary shall be the first point of contact.
5.2. The manager shall be the sole spokesperson on all matters concerning the team;
6. BREACH OF CODE
6.1. The CWJJSC Executive must be notified of any breach of this Code.
6.2. Any breach of this Code is to be informed to the Club Secretary, and followed up in writing.
6.3 This will then be represented at a full Management Committee meeting
6.4. Any action taken will be in accordance with the CWJJSC Constitution..
6.5 The Club Committee shall provide a brief summary of all breaches of this Code for notification to the governing bodies if deemed necessary.
6.6. In the event that the Secretary, any Executive Officer, or an official from CWJJSC is involved in a complaint, the full committee shall determine a satisfactory means of redress for the complaint.
6.7 In the event of an adverse finding against a person in breach of the Code, sanctions will be imposed may include:
6.7.1. suspension from future CWJJSC representation or registration.
6.7.2. any other disciplinary action as deemed appropriate by the Management Committee.
7. APPEAL PROVISIONS
7.1 The appeal provisions as stated in the CWJJSC Constitution Rules and Regulations shall apply to this Code.