CODES OF CONDUCT FOR PLAYERS AND COACHES
A PLAYER SHOULD:
1. Make every effort to develop their own sporting abilities, in terms of skill, technique, tactics and stamina.
2. Set a positive example for others, particularly young players and supporters.
3. Always have regard to the best interests of the game, including where publicly expressing an opinion on the game and any particular aspect of it, including others involved in the game.
4. Not use inappropriate language or behaviour.
5. Respect the laws of the game and competition rules and resist any temptation to take banned substances or use banned techniques.
6. Treat opponents with due respect at all times.
7. Safeguard the physical fitness of all players, avoid violence and rough play, and help injured players.
8. Respect all coaches, match officials and spectators.
9. Accept the decision of match official without protest and abide by the instructions of the coach and team officials, provided they do not contradict the spirit of this code.
10. Show due respect towards all other players and spectators.
11. Refrain from and not condone any discrimination of any kind and treat all players, coaches, officials and spectators with respect.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PARENTS/CARERS/SPECTATORS
1. A parent's/carer's/spectator's expectations and attitudes have a significant bearing on a child’s attitude towards other players, officials, coaches and spectators.
2. Prostars Football School will ensure that parents/carers/spectators will always show a positive and encouraging attitude towards all of the children - not just
their own - and will encourage parents/carers/spectators to applaud other players as well as their own child.
3. Avoid coaching the child during the session or games.
4. Not shout and scream or give any negative comments.
5. Respect the officials or coaches' decision.
6. Show encouragement to each of the children involved in football, not just to the most talented.
7. Give encouragement to everyone to participate in football.
8. All parents/carers/spectators to refrain from foul and abusive language or inappropriate behaviour.
9. Pro Stars Football School will ensure that parents/carers/spectators agree and adhere to the code of conduct and child protection policy.
10. All parents/carers/spectators will adhere to the codes of conduct as set out by the Football Association of England.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR FOOTBALL
Football, at all levels, is a vital part of a community. Football will take into account the community's feeling when making decisions.
Football is opposed to discrimination of any form and will promote measures to prevent it, in whatever form, from being expressed.
Football recognises the sense of ownership felt by those who participate at all levels of the game. This includes those who play, those who coach or help in any way, and those who officiate, as well as administrators and supporters. Football is committed to appropriate consultation.
Football acknowledges the extent of its influence over young people and pledges to set a positive example.
Football acknowledges that public confidence demands the highest standards of financial and administrative behaviour within the game, and will not tolerate corruption or improper practices.
TRUST AND RESPECT
Football will uphold a relationship of trust and respect between all involved in the game, whether they are individuals, clubs or other organisations.
Football rejects the use of violence of any nature by anyone involved in the game.
Football is committed to fairness in its dealings with all involved in the game.
INTEGRITY AND FAIR PLAY
Football is committed to the principle of playing to win consistent with Fair Play.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR COACHES
Below is The F.A. Coaches Association Code of Conduct (which reflects the standards expressed by the National Coaching Foundation and the National Association of Sports Coaches) which forms the benchmark for all involved in coaching.
1. Coaches must respect the rights, dignity and worth of each and every person and treat each equally within the context of the sport.
2. Coaches must place the wellbeing and safety of each player above all other considerations, including the development of performance.
3. Coaches must adhere to all guidelines laid down by governing bodies.
4. Coaches must develop an appropriate working relationship with each player based on mutual trust and respect.
5. Coaches must not exert undue influence to obtain personal benefit or reward.
6. Coaches must encourage and guide players to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance.
7. Coaches must ensure that the activities they direct or advocate are appropriate for the age, maturity, experience and ability of players.
8. Coaches should, at the outset, clarify with the players (and, where appropriate, parents) exactly what is expected of them and also what they, as players, are entitled to expect from their coach.
9. Coaches must cooperate fully with other specialists (e.g. other coaches, officials, sports scientists, doctors, laws of the game) in matters concerning behaviour contrary to the spirit of the laws of the game or relevant rules and regulations or related to the use of prohibited substances or techniques.
10. Coaches must consistently display high standards of behaviour and appearance and not use or tolerate inappropriate language.