Codes Of Conduct

All Players and Adults associated with the Club are expected to abide by,
and actively observe, the following codes of conduct.

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THE RESPONSIBLE FOOTBALL COACH / MANAGER'S

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR FOOTBALL
 

1.      Coaches/ Managers must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat equally within the context of the sport.

2.      Coaches/ Managers must place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance.

3.      Coaches/ Managers must adhere to all guidelines laid down within the constitution and the rules of the Football Association.

4.      Coaches / Managers must develop an appropriate supportive relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect.

5.      Coaches/ Managers must not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward

6.      Coaches/ Managers must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.

7.      Coaches/Managers must ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of players.

8.      Coaches / Managers should at the outset clarify with the player (and where appropriate with the parent), exactly what is expected of them and also what they are entitled to expect from their coach .

9.      Coaches/Managers must co-operate fully with specialists (e.g. other coaches, officials, sports, scientists,. doctors, physiotherapists) in the best interests of the player.

10. Coaches/ Managers must always promote the appropriate code of conduct and positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) to players, parents and spectators alike. Never condone violations of the laws of the game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the laws of the game or relevant rules and regulations or the use of prohibited substances or techniques.

11. Coaches / Managers must consistently display high standards of behaviour and experience and be a role model for players, parents and spectators

 

THE ABUSE OF REFEREES AND OFFICIALS, VISITING MANAGERS/OFFICIALS, PARENTS AND PLAYERS EITHER VERBALLY, PHYSICALLY OR IN ANY OTHER FORM BY ANY MANAGER OR COACH WILL NOT BE TOLERATED IN ANY INSTANCE.

 

THE RESPONSIBLE PARENT'S/GUARDIAN’S

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR FOOTBALL
 

1.      Parents/Guardians must appreciate their children's involvement in playing football should be primarily for his/her own personal enjoyment.

2.      Parents/Guardians must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat equally within the context of the sport. Praise positive aspects of play and avoid becoming frustrated or ridiculing young players by focusing on their failings.

3.      Parents/Guardians must place the well-being and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance.

4.      Parents/Guardians must adhere to all guidelines laid down within the constitution and the rules of the Football Association.

5.      Parents/Guardians must develop an appropriate supportive relationship with both the coach and their child based on mutual trust and respect.

6.      Parents/Guardians must not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward

7.      Parents/Guardians must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.

8.      Parents/Guardians should at the outset and where appropriate seek clarification with the coach and players, exactly what is expected of them and also what they are entitled to expect from the coach and the player.

9.      Parents/Guardians must co-operate fully with specialists (e.g. other coaches, officials, sports, scientists,. doctors, physiotherapists) in their own interest.

10. Parents/Guardians must always promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) and never condone violations of the laws of the game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the laws of the game or relevant rules and regulations or the use of prohibited substances or techniques.

11. Parents/Guardians must consistently display high standards of behaviour

12. Parents/Guardians must emphasise the importance of striving to win, not winning itself. Praise effort and performance more than results.

13. Parents/Guardians will respect all pitchside perimeter barriers and will not enter the field of play at anytime

14. Great Harwood Rovers operates a zero tolerance policy towards parental misbehaviour. Any parent being found to have not adhered to all elements of the Club’s Rules and Constitution and the Responsible Parents/Guardians Code of Conduct will automatically be excluded from the club. In addition their child may face exclusion from the club on either a temporary or permanent basis to be decided by the Officers and the Committee members.

THE ABUSE OF REFEREES AND OFFICIALS, VISITING MANAGERS/OFFICIALS, PARENTS AND PLAYERS EITHER VERBALLY, PHYSICALLY OR IN ANY OTHER FORM BY ANY PARENT OR GUARDIAN OR COACH WILL NOT BE TOLERATED IN ANY INSTANCE.

 

THE RESPONSIBLE PLAYER'S

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR FOOTBALL

 

1.      Play because you enjoy football, not to please your parents or coach.

2.      Players must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat equally within the context of the sport.

3.      Players must adhere to all guidelines laid down by the constitution and the code of conduct by the club.

4.      Players must develop an appropriate working relationship with the coach based on mutual trust and respect.

5.      Players must accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance, and do not argue with the referee or assistant referee.

6.      Players should, at the outset, clarify with the coach (and, where appropriate, their parents) exactly what is expected of them and also what they are entitled to expect from players.

7.      Players must co-operate fully with specialists (e.g. other coaches, officials, sports, scientists,. doctors, physiotherapists) in their own interest.

8.      Players must always adhere to the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) and never condone violations of the laws of the game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the laws of the game or relevant rules and regulations or the use of prohibited substances or techniques.

9.      Players must consistently display high standards of behaviour

10. Players must appreciate the importance of striving to win, not winning itself.

 

THE ABUSE OF REFEREES AND OFFICIALS, VISITING MANAGERS/OFFICIALS, PARENTS AND PLAYERS EITHER VERBALLY, PHYSICALLY OR IN ANY OTHER FORM BY ANY PLAYER WILL NOT BE TOLERATED IN ANY INSTANCE.

 

THE RESPONSIBLE FOOTBALL SPECTATOR'S CODE

OF CONDUCT FOR FOOTBALL

 

1.      Spectators must appreciate the child's involvement in playing football should primarily be for their own personal enjoyment

2.      Spectators must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat equally within the context of the sport. Praise positive aspects of play and avoid becoming frustrated or ridiculing young players by focusing on their failings.

3.      Spectators must adhere to all guidelines laid down by the constitution of the club ethos of the code of conduct (sic).

4.      Spectators must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.

5.      Spectators must ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of players.

6.      Spectators should at the outset and where appropriate clarify with the player seek clarification with the club exactly what is expected of them and also what they are entitled to expect from the coach, parents and players.

7.      Spectators must always promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play) and never condone violations of the laws of the game, behaviour contrary to the spirit of the laws of the game or relevant rules and regulations or the use of prohibited substances or techniques

8.      Spectators must consistently display high standards of behaviour

9.      Spectators must emphasise the importance of striving to win, not winning itself. Praise effort and performance more than results.

10. Spectators will respect all pitchside perimeter barriers and will not enter the field of play at anytime

11. Great Harwood Rovers operates a zero tolerance policy towards spectator misbehaviour. Any spectators being found to have not adhered to all elements of the Club’s Rules and Constitution and the Responsible Football Spectators Code of Conduct will automatically be excluded from the club. In addition the player they have come to may face exclusion from the club on either a temporary or permanent basis to be decided by the Officers and the Committee members.

 

THE ABUSE OF REFEREES AND OFFICIALS, VISITING MANAGERS/OFFICIALS, PARENTS AND PLAYERS EITHER VERBALLY, PHYSICALLY OR IN ANY OTHER FORM BY ANY SPECTATOR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED IN ANY INSTANCE.

 

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