Codes of Conduct

Coaches - Parents - Players

Coach Code of Conduct
As a coach participating in the CC Riders Soccer Club I agree to adopt the following Code of Conduct. I fully understand that breaching this Code could result in a penalty as severe as termination of my coaching duties for the remainder of the season. 
 
I will respect and adhere to all ideals, policies and rules determined by the Canadian Soccer Association, Soccer Nova Scotia, CC Riders Soccer Club and my team.

I will complete all required coaching certifications as mandated by the CC Riders Soccer Club. 

I will exhibit a high degree of sportsmanship, teamwork and positive attitude at all times.

I will respect the rules of the game, opponents, officials and their decisions. 

I will be accountable for and control the behavior of my players and of all participants when necessary during CC Riders activities. 

I will refrain from using foul language towards players, other coaches, officials or parents.

I will show respect for the feelings and abilities of my players and the players on the other team. 

I will ensure that my player's equipment is complete, safe and in good condition. 

I will prohibit unacceptable conduct either on the sidelines or on the field.  

I will abide by the intent and not just the letter of league rules. Rules are instituted for the protection and enjoyment of the players, not to give an edge to one team over another. 

I will organize practices that are fun and challenging for my players.  

I will familiarize myself with the rules, techniques and strategies of soccer.  

I will encourage all players to be team players.  

I will be prepared. I will not ask anything of my players, other coaches, executive and parents that I do not ask and expect of myself. 

I will keep lines of communication open with parents, players, division coordinators and the Club Executive. 

I will be a positive role model to my players and display emotional maturity. 

I will be generous with my praise when it is deserved and not criticize players publicly.

I will be consistent, honest, fair and just. 

I will ensure that all players get equal instruction, support and fair playing time. 

I will maintain self-control at all times. 

I will accept defeat graciously.

 

Parent Code of Conduct
As a parent of a child participating in the CC Riders Soccer Club I agree to adopt the following Code of Conduct. I fully understand that breaching this Code could result in a penalty as severe as expulsion from CC Riders events for the remainder of the season. 
 
I will respect and adhere to all ideals, policies and rules determined by the Canadian Soccer Association, Soccer Nova Scotia, CC Riders Soccer Club and my child’s team  

I will not force my child to participate in soccer.  

I will respect the rules of the game, opponents, officials and their decisions. 

I will maintain self-control at all times, knowing that arguing, fighting and use of poor language can ruin the game for all participants. 

I will encourage my child to attend as many games and practices as reasonably possible in a timely manner and I will notify the coach ahead of time if they will be absent. 

I will respect the facilities, either home or away, in which my child is privileged to play. 

I will exhibit a high degree of sportsmanship, teamwork and positive attitude at all times when representing my child and our Club. 

I will refrain from using foul language towards other players, parents, coaches or officials.

I will show respect for the decisions, judgment and authority of the officials. 

I will show respect for the feelings and abilities of my child, my child's teammates and the players on the other team. 

I will accept the capabilities of my child and other players. 

I will ensure that my child's equipment is complete, safe and in good condition. 

I will refrain from yelling at or threatening referees, players or coaches before, during, or after games or practices. 

I will refrain from demonstrations of frustration or anger after a game loss or a game won that would embarrass or demean either my child’s team or the opposing team. 

I will refrain from physical or verbal abuse of any other person. 

I will refrain from approaching the bench during a game situation unless summoned by a coach. 

I will avoid confusing my child by coaching from the sidelines. 

I will support my child with positive encouragement at every possible opportunity. 

I will refrain from expressing any negative opinion of the coaches or players in front of my own child. 

I will accept defeat graciously.

Player Code of Conduct

As a player in the CC Riders Soccer Club, I agree to adopt the following Code of Conduct. I fully understand that breaching this Code could result in a penalty as severe as suspension for the duration of the remainder of the season. 
 
I will respect and adhere to all ideals, policies and rules determined by the Canadian Soccer Association, Soccer Nova Scotia, CC Riders Soccer Club and my team. 

I will respect the rules of the game, opponents, officials and their decisions. 

I will maintain self-control at all times, knowing that arguing, fighting and use of poor language can ruin the game for all participants. 

I will attend as many games and practices as reasonably possible.

I will be present before games and practices in a timely manner and will notify the coach ahead of time if I will be absent. 

I will respect the facilities, either home or away, in which I am privileged to play. 

I will exhibit a high degree of sportsmanship, teamwork and positive attitude at all times when representing my team and the league. 

I will refrain from using foul language towards teammates, coaches, officials or opponents.  

I will remember that coaches are there to help me. 

I will accept their decisions and show them respect. 

I will show respect for the decisions, judgment and authority of the officials. 

I will show respect for the feelings and abilities of the players on the other team. 

I will accept the capabilities of other players. 

I will ensure that my equipment is complete, safe and in good condition. 

I will accept defeat graciously. 

I will play soccer because I want to, and not because others want me to play