Coaching Code of Conduct

1. Commitment:

A coach’s commitment is to improve the performance of the players and the team, physically and mentally. A coach needs to provide a high quality soccer program for players within a positive environment/atmosphere.

2. Know you subject:

A coach must be thoroughly acquainted with FIFA Laws of the Game and must keep attuned of the sound principles of coaching.

3. Respect:

Coaches must respect all individuals as unique human beings. Opponents and officials must be treated with respect. Players must be coached to win within the Laws of the Game.

4. Enthusiasm:

Coaches must be enthusiastic and positive. They must ensure that they are generous with their praise when deserved. All coaches should be mindful of age and experience when critiquing players.

5. Personal Conduct:

A coach must maintain the standards of personal conduct and fair play. Coaches should never be involved in any circumstance which is offensive or suggests sexual connotation.