Code of Conduct

Updated Saturday April 2, 2016 by LYW.

LONDON YOUTH WHITECAPS COACH CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Coaches are to treat players, parents, referees, and team and Club officials with fairness, politeness and respect and will not discriminate based on religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.
  • Coaches will attempt to develop all players on a team or in a player pool
  • Coaches will not use vulgar or profane language at games or practices
  • Coaches are to arrive on time and be fully prepared for all games and practices
  • Coaches will teach players to play fairly and to respect the rules, referees, opponents, and spectators.
  • Coaches will ensure that equipment and facilities are safe and match the players' ages and abilities.
  • Coaches will never take part in a practice, game or team event while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Coaches will not smoke at games or practices
  • Coaches will dress appropriately in approved Club wear for all games and practices
  • Coaches are responsible for the payment of any fine imposed on the Club by a league or by OSA that is a consequence of their behaviour

ENFORCEMENT OF COACH CODE OF CONDUCT

Enforcement of the Coach Code of Conduct is the responsibility of the Board of Directors of London Youth Whitecaps and any allegation of a violation of the Coach Code of Conduct must be made in writing to the Club Secretary. The Coach will be informed in writing of the allegation and the Club will determine if the allegation is substantiated. If it is, then penalties will vary according to the seriousness of the allegation, and whether there have been previous violations, and will range from a written warning to dismissal.

 

LONDON YOUTH WHITECAPS PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Players are to treat other players, parents, referees, and team and Club officials with fairness, politeness and respect and will not discriminate based on religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.
  • Players will not use vulgar or profane language at games or practices
  • Players are to arrive on time and be fully prepared for all games and practices
  • Players will never take part in a practice, game or team event while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Players will not smoke at games or practices
  • Players will dress appropriately in approved Club wear for all games and practices
  • Players are responsible for the payment of any fine imposed on the Club by a league or by OSA that is a consequence of their behaviour

ENFORCEMENT OF PLAYER CODE OF CONDUCT

Enforcement of the Player Code of Conduct is the responsibility of the Team or Squad Head Coach and any allegation of a violation of the Player Code of Conduct must be reported to the Club Secretary. The Player will be informed in writing of the allegation and the Club will determine if the allegation is substantiated. If it is, then penalties will vary according to the seriousness of the allegation, and whether there have been previous violations, and will range from a written warning to dismissal.

 

LONDON YOUTH WHITECAPS PARENT CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Parents are to treat players, other parents, referees, and team and Club officials with fairness, politeness and respect and will not discriminate based on religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.
  • Parents will not use vulgar or profane language at games or practices
  • Parents are to encourage Players at all games and practices and refrain from making negative comments
  • Parents will never attend a practice, game or team event while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Parents will not smoke at games or practices
  • Parents are responsible for the payment of any fine imposed on the Club by a league or by OSA that is a consequence of their behaviour

ENFORCEMENT OF PARENT CODE OF CONDUCT

Enforcement of the Parent Code of Conduct is the responsibility of the Team or Squad Head Coach and any allegation of a violation of the Parent Code of Conduct must be reported to the Club Secretary. The Parent will be informed in writing of the allegation and the Club will determine if the allegation is substantiated. If it is, then penalties will vary according to the seriousness of the allegation, and whether there have been previous violations, and will range from a written warning to dismissal.