Coaches Code of conduct:

On and off the field, I will:
• Always show respect to everyone involved in the game
• Stick to the rules and celebrate the spirit
of the game
• Encourage fair play and high standards of behaviour
• Always respect the Referee and encourage players to
do the same
• Never enter the field of play without the
referee’s permission
• Never engage in, or tolerate offensive, insulting or
abusive behaviour
• Be aware of the potential impact of bad language on
• Be gracious in victory and defeat
• Respect the facilities home and away
When working with players, I will:
• Place the well-being, safety and enjoyment of each player
above everything
• Never tolerate any form of bullying
• Ensure all activities are suited for the players’ ability
and age
• Work with others (e.g. officials, doctors, welfare officers,
physiotherapists) for each player’s best interests
I understand that if I do not follow the Code, I may be:
• Required to meet with the club or Welfare officer
• Suspended by the club from attending matches
• Suspended or fined by the League
• Required to leave, lose my position and/or have my
license withdrawn
To be updated on February 2020