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AJFC Coaches Code of Conduct

In registering to act as a Coach with Abbotsford Junior Football Club (“the Club”), I agree to comply with this Code of Conduct. 

I understand that any breach of this Code of Conduct may result in sanctions being imposed upon me by Abbotsford Junior Football Club.  At the discretion of the Club, these may include: 
  1. A verbal or written warning 
  2. Removal from the technical area and/or from the field or stadium 
  3. A fine or suspension imposed by the Club 
  4. A fine or suspension imposed by the Canterbury District Soccer Football Association (“CDSFA”) 
  5. Cancellation of your registration as a Coach with the Club 
  6. Loss of membership of the Club 
  7. Rejection of your registration as a Coach with the Club for any future season 
  8. And/or legal proceedings 

As a Coach and member of a team with Abbotsford Juniors Football Club I agree to: 
  9. Always play by the rules and regulations of the Club and CDSFA and teach your players to do the same 
  10. Always act in accordance with the Club’s Core Values 
  11. Cooperate with my team members, opponents and officials  
  12. Never argue with an official. Where I disagree with a decision, I will remember that officials, like coaches can make mistakes 
  13. Control my temper.  Verbal abuse, sledging, deliberately distracting or provoking officials, players, coaches, managers or any other participant in the sport are not acceptable behaviour.  Encourage your players to do the same.  
  14. Not ridicule, bully or take unfair advantage of a player, coach, spectator or official 
  15. Not arrive at the field intoxicated or under the influence of illicit substances  
  16. Not consume alcohol or illicit substances at junior and youth matches 
  17. Exercise caution toward sick or injured players and follow the advice of any physician when considering whether an injured player is ready to recommence training or competition 
  18. Avoid any physical contact with players and should it ever be required it would be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the player’s football development 
  19. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all people involved in the game regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion 
  20. Act in a responsible manner and accept responsibility for my actions 

As a Coach and member of a junior or youth team with Abbotsford Juniors Football Club, I also agree to: 
  21. Take responsibility for the behaviour and actions of my players when representing the Club, both on and off the pitch  
  22. Ensure that the time players spend with me is a positive experience. I understand that all players are deserving of equal attention and opportunity 
  23. Avoid overplaying more talented players; all players need and deserve equal time 
  24. Ensure that equipment and facilities I use meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of all my players 
  25. Obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up to date with the latest coaching practices and the principles of growth and development of young players  


 
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