Parents and Coaches Code of Conduct
The intent of WYSA is to provide a positive environment for children of our community the opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of soccer. With this in mind, the following guidelines have been put in place.
Each recreational/recreation-plus (NCRSL)/travel parent or guardian or coach or assistant coach or manager is required to sign this form. Please print it and bring it to registration.
must be encouraging to the players and at all games and team functions.
shall refrain from coaching from the sidelines during games.
shall refrain from making negative comments to the referees before, during or after a
are expected to deal with conflicts in an appropriate manner.
conflict resolution should not be on the grounds of playing fields, whether at home or
away. This will help minimize the effects of
the conflict on parties not directly involved.
at conflict resolution shall occur in a manner that will not cause additional negative
effects on the players, team coaches or WYSA.
· If a conflict cannot be resolved with the parties involved, the appropriate travel commissioner must be contacted and given an opportunity to assist in resolving the conflict. This must be accompanied by a written explanation of the conflict.
attempts by the travel commissioner, the conflict cannot be resolved, the appropriate
forum to attempt further resolution should be conduced with the WYSA Board. Board meetings are held at 7:30 pm the second
Thursday of every month.
should emphasize development of a players skills and self-confidence over the
shall train and coach their teams to the best of their ability, helping them improve their
skills and enjoyment of the game.
shall read and understand the Laws of the Game. They
shall keep themselves abreast of changes.
shall always give the health and well-being of players the highest priority.
shall enforce the rules and regulations of WYSA and IYSA.
provide positive coaching that instructs and encourages players during games and
Coaches shall refrain from negative comments or criticism directed toward
players, referees or opposing teams.
strive to improve their coaching skills through publications, local meetings and/or
13. Coaches shall not use alcohol or tobacco products while participating in team functions.
Coaches shall refrain from using or
allowing the use of profanity while participating in team functions.
Read and Understood:________________________ Date:____________