Newtown Soccer Club
Code of Conduct



Mission Statement

The mission of Newtown Soccer Club is to provide a safe and positive environment within which the children in our program can learn, develop, and most importantly enjoy their soccer experience. To that end, we have provided this Code of Conduct which we expect to see consistently employed. It is a written reminder that whether playing at a Recreational, Travel or Premier level, soccer is supposed to be fun for the children, and that in addition to technical and tactical development, the concepts of sportsmanship, trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness and good citizenship are taught and demonstrated by players, coaches, parents and spectators. It is our belief that we can be competitive without crossing the line of decent behavior, and we will not tolerate any conduct which is detrimental to the players, the community or the sport.

Coaches

Coaches are responsible for the conduct of themselves, their players and spectators as they relate to referees, and players, spectators and coaches from the opposing team. We expect that our coaches adhere to the spirit of this Code of Conduct, and specifically, agree to:

Parents

It is often difficult for parents to distinguish between what they want for their children (often based on what they did not accomplish themselves), and what their children want and enjoy. We expect that the parents of our players adhere to the spirit of this Code of Conduct, and specifically, agree to:

Players

We are all involved in Soccer for the benefit of you, the players. In return, we expect all players to adhere to the spirit of this Code of Conduct, and specifically agree to:

Spectators

Parents and players are responsible for the conduct of their guests. Spectators at practices or games are expected to: