1st Step: FCNY Code of Conduct/Waiver

FCNY Code of Conduct

Coaches

The coaching staff

Will respect the dignity of all participants and their parents will place the well being and safety of all participants above any other consideration.

Will make their best effort to create a positive relationship with each player and encourage each player to accept responsibility for their own actions, behavior and performance. Will ensure that the activities their players engage in are appropriate for their age, maturity, experience and ability.

Will make their best effort to ensure that each player understands what is expected of them.PlayersThe Player

Will always come prepared to play with the proper equipment and will strive to give their maximum effort at each practice and match and is expected to attend at least 80{b902545c43bd57468d7d2c9085325f5abe51896258633d4cfcaddbfb8d1954d7} OF THEIR TEAM’S PRACTICES in order to play in the games.

Will not use foul or abusive language and will exhibit good sportsmanship, respect opponents, match officials and the game at all times.

Accept the instruction of the coaching staff and always respect their coaches, facilities and equipment. They will clean up after them-selves, keeping in mind that they represent the HBC Soccer Club, the Football Club of NY and it’s affiliates when on the field.

Will arrive on time for practices and games and will notify the coach VIA TELEPHONE if the player will be late or unable to attend a practice or game.

Will NOT use cell phones during practices or games. Phones will be confiscated and returned only to the player’s parents.

Parents

The parent(s)

Agree to provide their child with the equipment necessary to properly participate in our program.

Agrees to drop off and pick up their child from practices and games at the time specified by the coach and will ensure the COACH IS NOTIFIED VIA TELEPHONE IN ADVANCE IF THE PLAYER WILL BE LATE OR UNABLE TO ATTEND PRACTICE OR GAME.

Will inform the coach of any illness or ailment that may affect the performance or health of a player.

Will ENCOURAGE ALL PLAYERS during games regardless of the result and will NOT COACH OR PROVIDE INSTRUCTION TO ANY PLAYER DURING A GAME OR PRACTICE.

Will respect the rights of the coaching staff to make decisions regarding training methods, team selections, substitutions, and tactics and will not speak about the coach, their child, another player, other parents, their club or club policies in a negative manner.

WILL NOT ENGAGE OTHER PARENTS ABOUT ISSUES THEY MAY HAVE IN ORDER TO CAUSE DISSENTION ON THE TEAM. This is an egregious offence and may result in IMMEDIATE REMOVAL from our program.

May not speak with the coach until a 24 hour cooling off period has elapsed.

Will not have their child play or participate in any other soccer team or with any other soccer program(other than a school team) without obtaining approval from FCNY.

Agrees to honor their financial obligation as outlined in this program overview booklet and understand that they will be subject to legal action should they not do so.

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