AYSO AREA 1F VOLUNTEER "CODE OF CONDUCT"

  • Encourage and enforce the AYSO Philosophy of "Everyone Plays, Positive Coaching and Good Sportsmanship".

  • AYSO is an organization dedicated to child development in a soccer environment that is safe, fun and fair.

  • In AYSO, players learn to work together, enjoy participating in a wholesome environment for everyone's pleasure.

  • Be responsible for the well being of every player on the AYSO team.

  • Always remember the game is for the players. Player's safety and fair play comes first.

  • AYSO demands a sport environment for our young players that are free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol.

  • Players shall treat other players, coaches, officials and spectators with respect, regardless of the out come of the game.

  • Referees are responsible for enforcing the "Laws of the Game" and are governed by the Rules and Regulations as defined by AYSO.

  • Recognize the value and importance of volunteer coaches, referees and regional officials. Give them their due respect. Without volunteers, there would be no AYSO.

  • Coaches shall always have the AYSO emergency forms for every practice, games, team meeting or any team event and shall never leave a child unattended.

  • Respect all referee decisions.

  • Positive reinforcement is the best way to help the players achieve their goals and their natural fear of failure.

  • Referees shall at all times put greatest emphasis on the welfare of the player, encouraging clean competition and good sportsmanship.

  • Treat the visiting team and spectators as guest, by being courteous, fair and avoid actions that will offend or embarrass the player or any one else.

  • At no time will violent or abusive conduct be tolerated. Any such actions will be dealt with appropriately.